Newsletter #2  – Why Iron Age Finland?

Explaining requires some personal history. In the late 90’s as a Tolkienite, I had decried the effort to bring The Lord of the Rings to screens. (‘Loudly’ my husband reminds me. “Vociferously.”) How could any movie capture the epic settings, cultures, languages, poetry of Tolkien’s masterpiece? My husband went to see Fellowship in the theater….

Newsletter #1

And so it begins… Except not really. Yes, I am now beginning my journey to ‘conquer’ the world of professional publishing, but the journey of the book started in the pandemic.  In brief, moving from full-time HS ELA teacher and almost full-time theater director to staring either at a zoom full of  black screens (seniors don’t turn…