Every writer’s rabbit hole.
Research, ah, research. If historical personages had not lived such fascinating lives and if writers did not write so fascinatingly about them, I would be far more productive. To wit, an illustration from What Life Was Like on the Banks of the Nile (Time-Life Books, 1996).
I don’t know that I would have fit right in but for sure as a woman I would have been a lot more comfortable in Egypt than I would have been in Rome, where women stayed home with the spinning, couldn’t pick their own husbands, couldn’t divorce, didn’t get the children if the husband up and left, didn’t receive alimony, and couldn’t own or operate their own businesses. In Egypt, a woman of that time could do all those things, and more.
My hero, Tetisheri? Well, let’s just say she does more.
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Ooh! More info please? When is this coming out?
Working on it now, Anne. My guess is sometime next year. And thanks for asking!
Oh Dana, I very much can’t wait. This is going to be so exciting to see how you bring ancient Egypt, and her people, to life.
So exciting! Thank you for the sneak peek, Dana.
Thanks, Abi. I’m going to try to post about it every Wednesday, but no promises. [grin]