Conversation with a friend about Rejected Princesses. As a rule, I don’t feel comfortable publicly soapboxing, but occasionally I get riled up.
Why the Lolita icon?
I was using the Lolita icon for some time as my avatar on Tumblr. I changed that. Here's why.
Learning to Listen
The next RP entry (and the planned one after that) are being put on the backburner while I wait to hear back from the tribe who serves as gatekeeper for their stories. Here's why.
Mailbag: Goddesses, Norse RPs, Italian painters, and RP in the classroom
Wherein readers make suggestions for goddesses, Norse RPs, Italian painters, and more!
Your next hint! Plus: talks I'm giving!
RP returns Wednesday! Your hint is contained within.
On finding Alfred Barker’s Name
Tracking down the birth name of one of Sydney's more colorful gangsters was tricky, but not THAT tricky.
Roundly-despised and unfairly-maligned seductress of the bible who ran afoul of the wrong priests.
To save an oncoming passenger train, this 15-year-old girl climbed across a collapsing bridge, with nothing but flashes of lightning to keep her from falling to her death in the flooding river below -- a river that had already killed her father.
Marguerite de la Rocque
Stranded by her cruel relative on an abandoned Canadian island (literally named the Isle of Demons), she survived for two years by hunting animals and eventually made it back to France.
The greatest ruler of Yemeni history, she defeated her numerous foes to usher the country into its golden age.
This Indonesian queen ruled wisely and justly in life, and was deified as the embodiment of all evil after her death. The story of why gets a bit complicated.