Archive for November, 2021

Women and Adversity: Sarah Jane S. T. Garnet Cofounder of Equal Suffrage League of Brooklyn

November 25, 2021

Sarah Jane Smith Thompson Garnet argued that it was undemocratic to deny women the vote because they “had the same human intellectual and spiritual capabilities as men.” Garnet had a di ...

Women and Adversity: Belva Ann Lockwood, First Woman to Argue Before the Supreme Court

October 28, 2021

Belva Ann Lockwood’s flamboyant manner and special ability of self-promotion helped people of her era become more aware that women had talents equal to those of men. When she was denied the ri ...

Women and Adversity: Barbara Kyle, Author

September 24, 2020

Canadian-born Barbara Kyle is the author of the Thornleigh Saga, a series of seven historical novels; three thrillers under the pseudonym Stephen Kyle; and the suspense-filled The Man fr ...

Women and Adversity: Nina George, Part I Author

April 23, 2020

  I am privileged to have Nina George, an international bestselling author from Germany, respond to my request for her to participate in my blog. I assumed she’d answer in English, a ...

Women and Adversity: L. Diane Wolfe, Author, Publisher

February 27, 2020

“How to Publish Your Book Now” and “How to Promote Your Book Now” were presentations L. Diane Wolfe gave at the September 2019 Hampton Roads Writers Conference. Both were based on her bo ...

Women and Adversity: Jenni Barnett, Australian Historical Novelist, Part I

August 8, 2019

I met Australian native Jenni Barnett on a cruise to the Panama Canal. Her personal story as well as her series, Dreamtime Mysteries, are fascinating enough to break into two posts at my Women a ...

Women and Adversity: Lady Deborah Moody, First Woman Landowner in America by Guest Blogger Lynn Andrews

June 13, 2019

Lady Deborah Moody (1580-1659) was born in London from a wealthy family. Once her husband died and her son sold most of the family land, she became associated with the Anabaptists, a Protestant ...

Women and Adversity: Willa Cather Journalist, Author, Pulitzer Prize Winner

October 26, 2017

 Women and Adversity: Willa Cather Journalist, Author, Pulitzer Prize Winner Teachers often assign one of Willa Cather’s Prairie Trilogy novels Song of the Lark, My Ántonia or O Pioneers! to t ...

Women and Adversity Jessica Strawser, Writer’s Digest Editor-at-Large, Novelist

October 12, 2017

Women and Adversity:  Jessica Strawser Writer’s Digest Editor-at-Large, Novelist A big ‘thank you’ to Jessica Strawser, who answered my email within a few days, making me delighted she agre ...

Women and Adversity: Nomi Eve, Author

November 24, 2016

Nomi Eve, author of “The Family Orchard” and “Henna House,” knows how to breathe life into the past. This featured speaker at the Women’s Fiction Writers Association writers’ confere ...


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