Conversation with a friend about Rejected Princesses. As a rule, I don’t feel comfortable publicly soapboxing, but occasionally I get riled up.
On Tirgatao's clothing (and tattoos)
A reader talks about ancient clothing, and I deconstruct some of the work behind the Tirgatao entry!
On Tirgatao and Scythian Ethnicity
There's lots of evidence to Scythians being red-haired and light skinned. So why did I not portray Tirgatao that way?
Changing up the post frequency
For the next couple months, RP posts are going to be a bit less frequent, due to your intrepid author taking on a day job. Details await herein!
Mailbag: Joan of Arc, details about the RP book, and RP for kids?
Would Joan of Arc ever be an RP? When is the book out? How's it being released? Answers lie herein!
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.
When enemies invaded her town while her husband was on lunch break, she grabbed a nearby pestle and saved the day by achieving the high score in soldier whack-a-mole.
One half of the odd couple of Crimean nursing - the by-the-book Victorian rebel who revolutionized the field of medicine who stood in stark to Mary Seacole's jolly reliance on folk remedies and home comforts.
The first Japanese woman to go to college didn't have a choice. But the experience changed her - and she changed Japan in return.
This Polish nurse sacrificed her safety, her marriage, her very family to save 2500 Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto during the Holocaust.
This unassuming middle-aged woman became one of Britain's most notorious terrorists in her unyielding quest to win women the right to vote.