In which I mess up Maori terminology
A reader kindly wrote in to let me know that I'd messed up Maori terminology in book 2!
Clearing the record on Nzinga and others
I’ve made corrections to almost all of the entries since initially launching this last Wednesday. I highly recommend going back…
Of Corpses and Kimonos
Masako Hojo was not a walking corpse. Not that you'd know it, from the way I drew her clothes.
Getting the Mughals right - plus, Reddit!
Notice of an update where I give a more well-rounded portrayal of the Mughal Empire.
Catching up on Corrections
In which I finally have some time to sit down and hand out prizes for corrections - with updated art! Corrections and thanks are laid out for Wu Zetian, Ching Shih, Gudit, Isabel Godin, Mata Hari, Mai Bhago, and Vasilisa Vasilyevna.
Joined her sister Hortense Mancini in escaping from an equally abusive marriage, making headlines (and trouble) all across Europe in…
This mythical Native American woman saved her loved ones from starvation with delicious magical leprosy - a fact that led to, shall we say, complications.
In fighting the bias of the caste system to spread education, this woman brought knowledge to girls across India.
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.
Sonya Golden Hand
Russia's greatest female thief was so slippery that even once she was re-captured after escaping from a Siberian prison, nobody was totally sure it was her.