Erika Rummel

About me

Erika Rummel is the author of a dozen non-fiction books (Renaissance history, biography) and two novels, PLAYING NAOMI (2009) and HEAD GAMES (2013). She divides her time between Toronto and Los Angeles and has lived in small villages in Argentina, Romania, and Bulgaria.

From my website

WHEN DIPLOMATS TALK...in historical novels, that is.It’s 1904, and the Germans are frustrated. Their fondest hopes of starting a war have been ruined by the entente cordiale, an alliance between England and France.They did it again, those unbearable Englishmen! The entente cordiale has destroyed all our plans. ..We thought we…

90 YEARS OF NEW YORKER WIT. The New Yorker is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year, so I looked at the first four issues. Here are some lines that caught my attention:On general principles, this magazine expects to take a firm stand against murder. But we don’t want to be…

I AM @HISTORYCRACKS. Authors must tweet, or so I’m told, so I started tweeting a year ago and have gathered some 450 followers – thank you, people, whoever and wherever you are.For those out there who have never read my tweets, here is what I do:I post historical photos, like…

 
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