Hand of Fire CoverMMBWelcome to Judith Starkston’s website. Her debut novel Hand of Fire, set during the Trojan War, is available September 2014 (Fireship Press). Enjoy reviews of Hand of Fire, book club questions, the event calendar and an excerpt. You’ll also find historical background about this fascinating place and time, book reviews of reads you don’t want to miss and other on-going information from the historical fiction community.MMB Emblem Semi-Finalist

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Weekly Roundup of History, Archaeology and Writing Wisdom June 21-25

I’m off to the Historical Novel Society Conference in Denver. Here are the posts I enjoyed this week: “Twitter Novel” cartoon fr Janet Rudolph, humorous very bad reviews for Grey via January Magazine, Catherine of Aragon and Blackfriars by Nancy Bilyeau, 6 million dog mummies found in Egyptian dig, Greek mystery religion fr Samothrace exhibit at Athens Acropolis Museum & Sonoran spring photos by Melissa Crytzer Fry–gorgeous!

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Arizona Historical Novel Society News

Next meeting: April 25, 2-4 p.m. at Judith Starkston’s house. Email for directions and to rsvp.

Speaker: Marcia Fine, author of The Blind Eye
Click through to find out all the news and what’s up with the Arizona Historical Novel Society. Everyone welcome–writers and readers. We’re an informal group with no dues just lots of great community and information sharing.

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