Last spring, the Roman Baths Museum in Bath, England, approached my MA program and asked the students to write short stories about the Beau Street Hoard—a real live treasure hoard discovered across the street. The museum wanted to make the discovery exciting for kids, so they turned to us to come up with short stories about how the hoard came to be buried.
I was super excited about this project. I love historical fiction and I love the Roman Baths.
But when I sat down to write a story in no more than…Continue Reading