I am so blown away and proud of this article/interview with me by author/artist, Lisa Redfern. It is chock full of useful information, Google Maps to locations in Denmark mentioned in The King’s Consort-The Louise Rasmussen Story, and so much more! I couldn’t be more honoured to have inspired such an undertaking. Well done, Lisa!
With online search tools and DNA testing, tracing family tree genealogy is easier than ever. What’s a writer to do when a famous or (infamous) skeleton is found lurking in the closet? Write about it, of course!
Canadian author Debbie McClure is known and loved for her paranormal romance books. Louise Rasmussen (Countess Danner from Denmark) has been part of Debbie’s oral family history for as long as she remembers. This year, she published The King’s Consort: The Louise Rasmussen Story.
I asked Debbie if she’d share her process for bringing biographical fiction to life.
“Historical fiction is meant to engage, entertain,
and perhaps even educate the reader
regarding people of history who
intrigue and inspire us.”
~ Debbie McClure
When did you first become interested in Louise Rasmussen?
Debbie Jackson McClure (age 17) and Morfar – Grandfather Rasmussen 1976
I was a teenager when my mother told me a…
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