I am so pleased to be able to introduce you to a friend and fellow historical writer, Susan Koenig. At my request, Sue is going to talk a bit about the inspiration for her recently released historical short story Nineteen Hundred.
The inspiration for Nineteen Hundred basically comes from one line in my now discarded Devil’s Mistress manuscript. A friend questioned the meaning of “He never said another word about that ever again.”
The following excerpt is from the Mistress’s POV.
“I’ve never felt like this before, or certainly not in the last century.”
I wonder if he meant to say that aloud. He was quiet for a minute as if thinking about the implications of the thought he had just mumbled.
He appeared uncomfortable; twisting his devil’s claw ring round and round, his forehead creased in thought. I found it almost amusing to see a man who worked…
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