A collection of biographical stories and poems about fascinating people in history whose real dreams made a real difference. Developed in performance, these stories bring old tales to life for contemporary readers in a way that is both entertaining and informative.
Martha Cinader, a published writer and recording artist, has shared stories and poetry with audiences in libraries, schools and nightclubs and at jazz and theatre festivals in America and Europe.
Currently living in Greenville SC, with her husband and three sons, she blogs about being a virgin homesteader, among other things. Her forthcoming novel, Marvelina, is a fairytale for grown women.
Some of these modern female kickass movie characters must be channeling Queen Boedicea. She didn't play.
Everyone who knocked their ears to her speech started remembering all the little things and big things the Romans had laid on them too. Soon they were all seeing red. All the Romans around were living in the same town. If they could have heard the way Boedicea was carrying on, they would have split without packing any bags. They never knew what hit them. When Boedicea and her crew were through there was nothing left but a few inches of superheated charcoal, which is still there today if you want to go looking for it.