Posts Tagged ‘Historical Novel Society’

The HNS Conference is over…

And we have to wait two years until the next one! I had been warned that it would be great fun, but it far exceeded my expectations. I wanted to post a full report already, but unfortunately the hotel’s sluggish internet connection won’t allow me to do so now. Proper acknowledgements (and many, many are […]



Historical Novel Society Conference

I know, posts have been few and far between lately. Look no further than the preparation for the HNS Conference for an explanation. I will be on three panels: Debut Novels, Query Letters That Work (this one with my agent, Stephanie Cabot) and Plot versus Accuracy. All great topics, great panelists, and I will also […]



Calling all historical fiction fans

This time for the The Historical Novel Society’s North American Conference, to be held in Schaumburg, Illinois, from Friday, June 12 through Sunday, June 14, 2009. This will be a unique occasion to meet readers, writers, editors, agents and historical fiction fans from all horizons over an entire week-end. I will of course attend, with […]



A week of joys: Mistress printed, selected as Editors’ Choice Title by Historical Novels Review

I was on the phone with my Mom this morning when the bell to my apartment rang. It was the FedEx guy.  I did not know what to expect and opened the package. Surprise! Two final copies of Mistress of the Revolution, sent my Julie Doughty, my editor at Dutton. Not galleys. Final copies, the […]