Ana’s Appearances

Release Day for PLW’s UNLOCKED

on November 1, 2022

Whoo-Hoo! It’s Release Day! I’m so thrilled to share that UNLOCKED, the Paper Lantern Writer’s anthology of historical fiction short stories, releases TODAY! And I hope that you enjoy my World War II story Trust No One. Available on kindle & paperback!* Who knows what treasures will be found when this ancient trunk is finally… Read More


See you tomorrow and Sunday…

on May 6, 2022

…at the Bay Area Book Festival at Civic Center Park in Berkeley, California! Stop by the Paper Lantern Writers booth to chat about reading, writing, and loving Historical Fiction. We’ll have lots of books to sell and sign. Plus some other fun giveaways!  


HNS Conference, Here. I. Come!

on June 21, 2021

The Historical Novel Society North American Conference is this week and not surprisingly, it’s online. I’m excited to be on TWO panels, and here’s a link to the teaser for the first, Setting the Scene:¬†Exploring Historical Settings through Genres. And here’s the teaser for the second panel, Author Marketing Collectives. If you’re at the conference… Read More


I’ll Be There!

on March 1, 2021

Thanks, Prose & the Pandemic,¬† for including me and FANNY NEWCOMB & THE IRISH CHANNEL RIPPER in this event!   !


I’m Jolabokaflod PDX-bound!

on November 16, 2020

Yep, you read that right. Jolabokaflod PDX, the annual Holiday Book Fair celebrated in Iceland, Portland (OR), and beyond, is just around the corner. And I’ll be there (kinda, sorta, be there in Portland), weaving a tale about moonlight, magnolias, and how to make a long-ago historical setting come and stay alive. Join Paper Lantern… Read More


I’ve got a new Pinterest board today!

on September 23, 2020

I started a new Pinterest board today, which means that something new is happening in my world. Because for me, a new board = a new book or short story that I’m writing. Today’s reason for starting a new board is a little different, and I can’t announce the WHY yet, but I wanted to… Read More