I pick a woman in history that inspires me (I have a huge list of 300+ waiting to be written about!) and start reading! I devour everything I can about her, and then try to distill her life into a fun and engaging story. I do my best to convey my excitement and fascination with her while explaining her accomplishments and just what makes her so amazing!
What do you read for pleasure?
Lots and lots of fantasy! I've been obsessed with fantasy novels since I read The Gammage Cup in 5th grade. I used to read exclusively traditional or epic fantasy, but lately I'm reading more urban. I love supporting great self-published authors like Lindsay Buroker and S.M. Reine.
Read the stories of 20 amazing women in history, including pirate queen Sayyida al-Hurra, cross-dressing Civil War soldier Cathay Williams, bohemian artist Suzanne Valadon, and poet nun Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz.
Amazing Women In History is a blog about all the kick-ass women the history books left out. In this book, you’ll find the five most popular posts:
Mary Anderson, inventor
Stephanie Kwolek, inventor of Kevlar
Carmen Amaya, Queen of the Gypsies
Katharine McCormick, biologist & millionaire philanthropist
Ana Nzinga Mbande, fearless African queen
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