The Early Modern Commons

Writing the Renaissance

Recent Posts

Review: THE LOST HISTORY OF DREAMS by Kris Waldherr

9 April 2019

In an early chapter of Kris Waldherr's debut novel, THE LOST HISTORY OF DREAMS (Atria, April 2019), protagonist Robert Highstead, a frustrated writer turned post-mortem daguerrotypist,...

Cover Reveal: RIBBONS OF SCARLET: A Novel of the French Revolution's Women

26 March 2019

Several of my friends co-authored this new novel on the women of the French Revolution. I can't wait to read it! Coming in October, but available for pre-order today.Six bestselling...

Review: THE BLUE by Nancy Bilyeau

24 November 2018

Nancy Bilyeau's latest historical mystery, THE BLUE (Endeavor Quill, December 3), offers readers refreshingly different fare: a foray into the fascinating world of eighteenth century...

Guest Post: "Ohio Renaissance" by Martha Conway, Author of THE UNDERGROUND RIVER

26 July 2018

Ohio RenaissanceGuest Post by Martha Conway,Author of THE UNDERGROUND RIVERIn sixteenth century Ohio, there were no newspapers or printing presses, no mills or grindstones, no churches...