I’ve been working on a chapter that involves Margot Black’s flight from fascist Europe in the summer of 1940, following the German invasion of France that spring. In the novel, Margot is aided by American journalist Varian Fry and his network of diplomats and do-gooders who worked, often extra-legally, to help leading Jewish and/or radical… Read More Your Papers, Please
This is some marketing copy I wrote in 2012 or 2013, in a crime fiction class with Lynne Hightower. Thousands of words later, much has changed, and yet the general outline still holds. At that point, I imagined I was writing a genre novel and that I would bang it out quickly and…. Of course,… Read More Margot Black Is Back!