Entrevista a Helen R. Davis, autora de Isabella Unashamed. An alternative history
How much time have you been writing? Why did you start writing?
I began writing stories based off TV shows and video games I liked when I was a young girl, and also for assignments in junior high. I continued writing for fun and for my literature classes, but what sparked my interest in a career in writing was a senior paper I did on Cleopatra VII, the last pharaoh of Egypt, that explored her life and the real woman behind the myth created by Augustus Caesar to demonize her. After receiving great praise from my senior high English teacher, I decided to create my stories and give women such as Cleopatra and Anne Boleyn a chance to shine.
Why are all your novels based on a female character?
Because I feel too often women have not been allowed to speak for themselves. Often they are reduced to whose wife or mother or sister or daughter they were and how the powers that be chose to shape them for their own political agendas. Anne Boleyn was the most famous of Henry VIII’s wives, but she was Leer más Entrevista a Helen R. Davis, autora de «Isabella Unashamed. An alternative history»