Backstory Blog

Empire State Building of My Imagination

March 15, 2023

Women and Computers

February 15, 2023
Unwed Mothers Movie Poster

The Baby Scoop Era

February 03, 2023

Strolling Through 1968 Manhattan

December 03, 2019
Today my research took me back to Manhattan in 1968.

Helen Inherits

November 26, 2019
My second novel, Bachelor Girl, was inspired by this obscure headline about a surprise bequest.

All the Single Ladies

November 19, 2019
Before she was called a “spinster,” a single woman living independently was known as a “bachelor girl.”

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