Yamabuki

Taka Yamabuki is the main character of Katherine M. Lawrence’s books about a female samurai, who is documented in history, who lived in 12th century Japan.

"H" is for History

In 1961, author Irving Stone wrote a fictionalized biography of Michelangelo called The Agony and the Ecstasy. He was making the circuit to promote his book. He appeared on an afternoon talk show where he described his research into the life of Michelangelo. His aim, he said, was to be as historically accurate as possible and …

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"E" is for Elegance

“E” could be for English, which is a language of elegance. In one sense, English is my third language, as it was the third language I learned, but it is my primary language now, so it is my first language. Over the years I have come to appreciate the elegance of English–rich in shades of meaning. Roots that …

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Cold Saké: Yamabuki vs. the Undead, by Katherine M. Lawrence

Judging Books and Covers

How I worked with Laura Lis Scott to create the book cover design for my Yamabuki book Cold Saké.

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