Fanny Newcomb Book Birthday & KIndle Sale

on November 8, 2019

Yep, “Book Birthdays” are a real thing.


FANNY NEWCOMB & THE IRISH CHANNEL RIPPER came out on November 1st, 2017 and in Fanny’s honor, my publisher is hosting a $.99 sale on Kindle.

ALL. MONTH. LONG.

If you haven’t read FANNY NEWCOMB, or if you’ve worn out your Kindle copy already, or if you’d like to send a Kindle copy to a friend (or potential friend) of yours, NOW’S THE TIME!

 

November newsletter just around the corner…

on October 29, 2019

Despite the sad, sad, look of this 1920’s newsletter writer, my November newsletter has only happy, happy news.

You can sign up for my November newsletter on this very page.

Yes. It. Is.

on September 15, 2019

Yes, ME TOO SHORT STORIES: An Anthology–which includes my historic short story “Miss Evelyn Nesbit Presents”–is OUT and ABOUT!

Miss Evelyn Nesbit

And next week, in NYC, Mysterious Bookshop will be hosting a fabulous P-A-R-T-Y in the book’s honor.

Ana’s September Newsletter Announcement

on August 26, 2019

If you’re interested in getting news of what’s happening in historic New Orleans, what books are looking good to me, where I’ve been (& why), and my latest publications (hint: in September it’s “Miss Evelyn Nesbit Presents”), then sign up on my website!

Sign up is Right. Over. There.

Miss Evelyn Nesbit Presents…up for discussion!

on August 15, 2019

 

I’m so glad that you’re not tired of reading my posts about the soon-to-be-published ME TOO SHORT STORIES: An Anthology, which includes my historic short story “Miss Evelyn Nesbit Presents”.

You will have to wait until September 3rd for the book publication, but–good news!–the Book Club Discussion questions are already available on our METOOANTHOLOGY website.

If you’re searching for a ripe-for-discussion book for your 2019-2020 book club, please consider ME TOO SHORT STORIES: An Anthology!

AND…if you’re in the Bay Area and would like me to attend your book club event, or you’d like me to attend via Skype, contact me via my contact page.

Now Junior, Behave Yourself!

on July 31, 2019

As all y’all might know, I’m taking a break from writing about New Orleans (Hey Fanny! Hey Kate Chopin!) and I am writing a mystery set on the vaudeville stage in San Francisco 1919.

 

This NYT article about returning WWI soldiers is right in step with some of my on-going research.

Plus, the posters are so true to the times!

Let’s Dance!

on June 29, 2019

I’m researching San Francisco in 1919 and came across this great art!

The hats! The hair! The skirts! The tails!

Makes me want to cut a rug. How about you?

Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 23 November 1919.