Interviews and Guest Posts

May 2017: I reflect on my overnight experience with the Slave Dwelling Project at Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest (scroll down to my narrative)

January 2018: Author Daniella Levy interviews me on The Rejection Survival Guide, an essential site for all writers

July 2019: Writer Christal Cooper interviews me as part of her blog series Inside the Emotion of Fiction

August 2019: I share my Top Ten Tips for New Writers on the blog of author Shelley Wilson

August 2019: Book Scents Candles interviews me. Learn what Through the Garden Gate, the custom fragrance we created together, means to me.

August 2019: Sarah Johnson interviews me on her blog, Reading the Past. I talk about Charleston, research, and The Thorn Birds

September 2019: I visit A Writer of History, the blog of author M. K. Tod, to write about the Importance of Warts (authenticity) in historical fiction

September 2019: In an interview with author Grace Wynter on Writer Unboxed, I talk about inspiration, writing across the color line, and self-publishing

January 2020: In an interview with Sara Gallagher on the Fierce Womxn Writing podcast, I read aloud the first pages of Necessary Sins and share a writing prompt

September 2020: In an interview with Michelle Whitham on her blog Curled Up with a Good Book, I talk about time travel and what makes my writing unique

December 2020: In an interview with Historical Fiction Reader Erin Davies, I talk about my fantasy cast and what got left on the cutting room floor

February 2021: In an interview with fellow novelist Pat Wahler, I explain how I came up with my book titles

March 2021: In an interview on A Bookish Affair, I reveal my favorite scene in Sweet Medicine

April 2021: In an interview on her podcast Hist Fic Chickie, fellow historical novelist D. K. Marley and I discover our mutual love of The Princess Bride

August 2021: In an interview on Books, Lattes, & Tiaras, I reveal how my characters reflect people I know—including myself

August 2021: In an interview on Passages to the Past, I reveal my favorite scene in Necessary Sins

August 2021: In an interview with Edie Cay of Paper Lantern Writers, I talk about the difference between being a writer and an author