HistFic Secrets: When a Character Isn’t Human, The Polikarpov

HistFic Secrets: When a Character Isn’t Human, The Polikarpov

Welcome to the inaugural post of From the Archives! This is a new weekly column from the Tall Poppies, featuring a behind-the-scenes look at Historical Fiction (and other genres that pull in historical threads). We’ll take a glimpse at the fascinating research gems...
Tuesday Chat: Barbara Stark-Nemon on The What-If Book

Tuesday Chat: Barbara Stark-Nemon on The What-If Book

Welcome Barbara Stark-Nemon to Tuesday Chat! Her forthcoming novel, Hard Cider, comes out in September and is available now for pre-order. Learn more about Barbara below, and find links to her books. -Katie Rose The What-If Book When characters and events in your...
Tell Me A Story: The World is a Book

Tell Me A Story: The World is a Book

By Tall Poppy Writer Tina Ann Forkner I love to travel. I think it’s because I grew up in a small town and always imagined what it would be like to live in faraway places such as Shakespeare’s England or on a tropical island like the girl in Scott O’Dell’s ISLAND OF...
Tell Me A Story: An Old Lesson About Waiting Rings True

Tell Me A Story: An Old Lesson About Waiting Rings True

By, Amy Sue Nathan A long time ago, as a young married mom, I spent a lot of time waiting. Waiting for the right time to have another baby (three and a half years after the first), waiting for another move to another city for my husband’s job (five interstate moves in...