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 […]

Female World War II Pilots in Historical Fiction – Excerpt Two

I struggled to write the actual details of Sasha’s mission and crash because, like most of my readers, I have no experience flying a plane, but I wanted to make it as authentic as possible. This scene introduces my other protagonist, Stella, who narrates the second half of the book. People always ask me how […]