I never wanted Mary Poppins to be my nanny. I wanted to be her when I grew up.
The Sabbath is a weekly cathedral raised up in my dining room, in my family, in my heart.
As a journalist I'm comfortable doing library research, and I did a lot! I had a fellowship at Radcliff for a year which gave me access to the Harvard system.
Biblical names are hot again.
I got nice rejections explaining that historical fiction was a difficult sell. But I kept trying.