World War I Recipes that Don’t Inspire Giggles

Here’s more on the background research I did into life on the “home front” during World War I for What Lies Beneath. So I’ve been having fun being a tad snarky about food conservation recipes from the first World War … Continue reading

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1917: Getting Down and Dirty (in the Garden)

Here’s more on the background research I did into life on the “home front” during World War I for What Lies Beneath. With the clarion call to American women to save food at home so that the starving of Europe … Continue reading

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1917: Food Glorious Food…or Food For Glory

Here’s more on the background research I did into life on the “home front” during World War I for What Lies Beneath. On the United States’ entry into the war in April 1917, the military wasn’t the only thing to … Continue reading

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Research & (Plot) Development
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Hello, my name is Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff, and I’m a recovering research-aholic. I know that research addiction is common among writers of speculative fiction (genres that begin with ”what if…?”). This doesn’t mean there aren’t writers who hate research with … Continue reading

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History in Fiction with Gillian & Brenda

This conversation originally appeared earlier this year on the History Girls, a most informative blog run by writers of historical fiction. Talking history in a writer’s fiction… with the writer Brenda Clough, by Gillian Polack  Because so many readers enjoyed … Continue reading

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