Diana Forbes is a 9th generation American, with ancestors on both sides of the Civil War. Diana Forbes lives and writes in Manhattan. When she is not cribbing chapters, Diana Forbes loves to explore the buildings where her 19th Century American ancestors lived, loved, survived and thrived. She is passionate about vintage clothing, antique furniture, ancestry, and vows to master the quadrille in her lifetime. Diana Forbes is the author of New York Gilded Age historical fiction.
For more information on Diana Forbes and her debut novel, Mistress Suffragette, visit her website at www.DianaForbesNovels.com
Topics of conversation:
- Being a Native New Yorker and finding traces of Old New York in today's city
The Gilded Age and the Women's Suffrage Movement
The Discipline of Writing
Finding Your Community of Writers
Writing Historical Fiction