Articles on works that have inspired me.
In Part I of this series I gave a background of the book Little Women and how I had managed to relate it to RPG. Wouldn’t you just love to see the homes in the book come to life? No? Well, I would! In this article, we’ll get some historical background, as well as present-day inspiration, to model the Laurence home. Historic New England Little Women was published in 1868 and 1869, and the plot was set during the American Civil War (1861?1865). To model the interiors of the various houses mentioned in the book, we need to do research...read more
Is there a classic that you’ve read and loved as a child and continued to love and re-read well into adulthood? Little Women For me, that book was Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. I first read the book (the edition that included Part I: Little Women and Part II: Good Wives) when I was about twelve years old. Who couldn’t help but fall in love with the charming story of the March family, set in a picturesque 19th century New England suburb? As a young girl I laughed and cried with Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy as they went through their...read more