When yesterday collides with today

When yesterday collides with today

Historical fiction comes in many shapes and sizes. Like science fiction and fantasy, it can simply provide a backdrop to familiar themes such as girl-meets-boy, road trip, coming of age, man or woman against the odds, or a clash of cultures. It also can open the door...
A story of genocide that must be told

A story of genocide that must be told

A few days ago marked the second year I haven’t been able to speak with Mom on her birthday. It wasn’t quite as painful as it was last year. But it still hurts not to be able to hear her voice. To share exciting news with her. To talk about our writing. To get her...
A tribute at the Waterberg

A tribute at the Waterberg

The Waterberg. A beautiful, rugged table mountain rising up out of a plateau that shares its name. Today, it is home to a national park in Namibia, private game reserves and guest farms. But for the Herero, the Waterberg will be forever linked to that fateful August...