Ruth Hull Chatlien

About me

Ruth Hull Chatlien has been a writer and editor of educational materials for twenty-five years. Her speciality is U.S. and world history. She is the author of The Ambitious Madame Bonaparte, a historical novel based on the life of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, and the young adult book Modern American Indian Leaders.
She lives in northeastern Illinois with her husband, Michael. When she’s not writing, she can usually be found gardening, knitting, drawing, painting, or watching American football.

From my website

Judging a Book By Its Cover

Hello all. A friend is looking for responses to a proposed book cover design. If you could wander over, take a look, and leave a comment, that would be helpful. Here’s the synopsis of the book: On a hill overlooking the Aegean Sea in Turkey, an international team of archeologists…

10 Questions with Ruth Hull Chatlien

Ever wonder what I think of Henry VIII? What historical period I’d like to visit? What historical figure I’d want to be in a past life? You can read the answers to these and other questions in my interview on the Pittsburgh Examiner.

Interview: Ruth Hull Chatlien, Author of ‘The Ambitious Madame Bonaparte’

rhchatlien:Nicole Weaver, an award-winning children’s author, was gracious enough to do an interview with me this weekend. You can read it here. Originally posted on Melange of Cultures: I have a lot of respect for authors who can write historical fiction. It takes a tremendous amount of research to write in…

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