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Secrets of the Vatican and Nelson's Dockyard: Canace and Laodamia

In this, the last of my series about paintings of stories in Ovid’s Heroides, I cover the two stories for which there are almost no paintings at all. 1,025 more words


A Little Women's History Reading

It’s Women’s History Month, and I want to share a few of the amazing books by and about women that I’ve read recently. I’ve included two classics of women’s literature and three that are a little outside the box, and added a few words about each taken from my Goodreads reviews. 589 more words

Interrupted by movies: A Wrinkle in Time

Oh I just loved this movie! A Wrinkle in Time based on the classic children’s book by Madeleine L’Engle is out and just beautiful and delicious and full of … rage…. 399 more words


Jeanne: Getting to Know You

Recently here at Eight Ladies Writing, we talked about our cold start processes–how each of the Ladies gets herself going again on an existing project when she hasn’t written in a while. 526 more words


Writing Romance: Reverse Harem ~ The Beautiful Heroine

Welcome back, writers!  Ready for the second-to-last post on what types of heroines are usually found in reverse harem fiction?

The Beautiful reverse harem heroine can be found in any story or genre.  622 more words


Break it Down VII

“..walking away I looked back once and the door was still open, I could see her standing far back in the dark of the room, I could only really see her white face still looking out at me, and her white arms. 188 more words


Break it Down VI

“… the time was coming, and I was beginning to tremble and feel empty, nothing in the middle of me, nothing inside, and nothing to hold me up on my legs. 221 more words