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A Brief Biography
Altarpiece: Book One of The Cross and Crown Series
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The Foundling: A Free Short Story about The Altarpiece’s Catherine!
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City of Ladies: Book Two of The Cross and Crown Series
The King’s Sisters: Book Three of The Cross and the Crown Series
Volumes of Poetry!
A Witch’s Dictionary
More Poems in Per Contra
Poems in Per Contra
The Gold Thread
The Gold Thread on Poetry Daily!
The Gold Thread on Verse Daily!
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Essays & Interviews
1-on-1 Television Interview with Bob Corso
Essays on Writing & the Writing Life
“One Writer’s Life”
“So Many Dead Lie Round”: All Hallow’s Eve
“So Many Dead Lie Round”: Monuments
“So Many Dead Lie Round”: Origins
“So Many Dead Lie Round”: Roots
Against Theory (?)
All Things in Heaven and Earth
Beauty and Boundaries
Cities of Ladies
Crime in Historical Fiction
Fathers and Daughters: A Fiction
From Poetry to Fiction: A History
From Poetry to Fiction: The Imagined Self
Ghosts I’ve Known
In Brief: Herbs (Tansy)
In Brief: Manners and Customs (Curts[e]y)
In Praise of Unsung Heroes
Iris in Autumn: Reflections on Writing
Nuns and Mothers
Nuns in Tudor England
Of Convents and Kingship
RIP Nigel Jenkins
The Hunt for the Past
The Mystery in the Machine
The Myth of Writer’s Block
The Third Book Hurdle: Some Notes on Drafting and Revising
The Tudor Era
The Writing Process Blog Hop
What Happened to the Tudor Nuns?
Why Margery Kempe?
Guest Blog with Diana Rubino
How Many Firsts?
Independent Radio Interview: Asheville, NC
Interview about The King’s Sisters with Marina Julia Neary
Interview with the “Tiger Mommy”
Interview: “Out of Twenty”
NPR Podcast with J.P. Dancing Bear!
Read the Article in The Cupola!
Researching The Altarpiece
The Author’s Process
Virginia This Morning
Virginia This Morning at WTVR in Richmond
WMRA Radio Interview
WRIR in Richmond: Radio Interview
Writing Superheroes: An Interview with Maria Grace
For Book Clubs
Meat and Fish Dishes
Lamb and Dried Plum Stew
Rabbit with Redcurrant Sauce
Rack of Lamb with Rosemary
Roast Duckling with Stuffing
Soups and Stews
Green Pea Soup
Lamb Broth with Barley and Kale
Sowpys Dorry (Onion Soup)
Vegetable Pottage from Tudor England
Tudor Ginger Beer
Tudor Recipes from Hampton Court
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