Female World War II Pilots in Historical Fiction – Excerpt Five

This first scene focuses on developing the romantic tension between Sasha and Stella; the second scene explores more of Sasha’s inner conflict and feelings of internalized homophobia that threaten her burgeoning relationship with Stella. The novel also follows both protagonists’ journeys to self-acceptance. As a psychology major and future therapist, I am interested in how […]

Female World War II Pilots in Historical Fiction – Excerpt Four

I learned about Jewish history when I studied abroad last summer, and it’s always been an important and interesting subject for me because of my personal background. I felt my story would be incomplete without some reflection on the Holocaust and its impact on European Jews. I also wanted to explore how my characters would […]

Female World War II Pilots in Historical Fiction – Excerpt Three

I usually find myself struggling to write scenes in order, so I was proud of myself for managing this as a direct continuation from my second blog post. I have the story’s basic plot planned out, but sometimes it’s hard to decide where or when a particular scene should take place in the context of […]