Naming Shakespeare’s Memorable Heroines

Have you ever stopped to think about how notable authors chose the names of their famous characters? How did J.K Rowling land on Hermoine Granger? Why Katniss and Peeta? Perhaps some of the most well known characters were created by none other than notable playwright and poet, William Shakespeare. In honor of Shakespeare’s birthday, April … Continue reading Naming Shakespeare’s Memorable Heroines

Research For Middle Grade Historicals & Incubation as Inspiration with Anne O’Brien Carelli

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91vWBcdBlPk Today’s guest on the podcast is Anne O’Brien Carelli author of Skylark and Wallcreeper, a middle grade story that alternates between Brooklyn in 2012 and the German-occupied town of Brume in 1944. Anne joined me today to talk about writing for children, and the amount of research required to write historical fiction – no … Continue reading Research For Middle Grade Historicals & Incubation as Inspiration with Anne O’Brien Carelli