Publication day, sort of.

Folks, tomorrow is the Official Publication Day for The History of the Renaissance World: From the Rediscovery of Aristotle to the Conquest of Constantinople. …Which means nothing. [...]

Thank you, Audible!

After my readers reacted to the original recording of The History of the Ancient World, Audible pulled it and reassigned the project to John Lee, the wonderful British actor who recorded The [...]

Thanks, Barnes & Noble!

In the midst of Barnes & Noble’s troubles, their editorial team has managed to post a review of The History of the Renaissance World. Tackling the entire Renaissance has overwhelmed [...]

Great review from Kirkus!

Kirkus Reviews, one of the major pre-publication review journals, has now published its positive review of the History of the Renaissance World.

BookExpoAmerica, 2013

This week, Peace Hill Press has a booth at BEA, inside the Norton space. I’m here along with Pattie, my intrepid executive assistant, and John, the PHP Director of Marketing and online [...]

And the winners are…

Thanks so much to all of you who posted in response to my giveaway offer, below, of the History of the Renaissance World galleys. As I noted below, I’m going to give away three copies [...]

First public outing(s)!

Much to my surprise, the History of the Renaissance World popped up on Amazon this week. So I guess it’s real… (Incidentally, the second level of Writing With Skill, our new [...]

One more update about future plans…

I’ve already posted about my decision to restructure the History of the Entire World series, and my intentions to balance out all that researching and writing with a little more farming. [...]

The Complete Writer weekend

This past Friday and Saturday, we hosted a writing workshop here at the farm. Although we put together a tenth-anniversary Well-Trained Mind conference in Williamsburg when the third edition of [...]

The Unplugged Mom interview

A couple of weeks ago I had a very entertaining conversation on Unplugged Mom. One of us is playing devil’s advocate. Curious as to your reactions. You can find the conversation here.

Thank you, Washington Post

Thanks to the Washington Post for this shout-out: Susan Wise Bauer’s The Art of the Public Grovel: Sexual Sin and Public Confession in America (2008) should be required reading. (In fact, [...]