Discovered! The Lost Novels Of Nellie Bly!

It was the first day of December, 2019, and like Alice, I was down a rabbit hole. I was working on a short-story follow-up to What Girls Are Good For, my 2018 novel following the early career of groundbreaking undercover reporter Nellie Bly. My new story took place...
Captive Colours – Prologue

Captive Colours – Prologue

I’m a long way from finished. It’ll take me all year, probably. But you’ve been so very patient. So here’s something to tide you over. I love you all.  CAPTIVE COLOURS Prologue Pavia, Italy 14 August 1329 “Where is he?” The question echoed...
Nellie Bly – The Research

Nellie Bly – The Research

For me, inspiration always comes from reading. Be it history, fiction, essays, or comics, I find my best ideas are sparked from gaps I discover in narratives. What was the cause of the famous Capulet-Montague feud? What was Shakespeare doing during his...
Why Nellie Bly?

Why Nellie Bly?

Late one April evening in 2016, sitting at my desk not writing, this article in The Atlantic caught my eye. The premise was that there were more female action stars 100 years ago than today. Most were in the mold of the Perils of Pauline, with an intrepid young woman...