First, I’m pleased to announce the addition of a new historical fiction blog to the blogsphere, Historical Belles and Beaus! Its contributors come from all around the globe and write about a variety of eras, so stop on by! You’re bound to find something to your taste there.
Second, when my husband hauled some stuff out of storage for a yard sale, I found this button from the English Shakespeare Company‘s touring production of The Wars of the Roses at Stamford, Connecticut, back in the 1980’s. This was an adaptation of Shakespeare’s history plays from Richard II to Richard III. It was great theater. If you look on You Tube under “English Shakespeare Company” (no, I don’t mean the Royal Shakespeare Company), you can see some video clips from the production in England.
Third, I’d forgotten I owned this Barbie doll:
If it weren’t for her rather insipid face, she’d be perfect for the young Margaret of Anjou, wouldn’t she? Speaking of which, I’m almost finished with my final draft of The Queen of Last Hopes, my Margaret of Anjou novel, so back to work!