Wendy Joseph vies with her characters for a life of romance and adventure.
A deckhand on merchant ships, she has outrun pirates off Somalia, steered ships large and small through hurricanes and the Bering Sea, and helped rescue seals on the Pacific coast.
Believing history must be lived, she has crewed the 18th century square-rigger Lady Washington and the WWII freighter SS Lane Victory. She has shared her food with starving cats and
An accomplished musician, Wendy has sung sea shanties, her own songs, and with classical and medieval choirs.
Her passion is for works of the imagination, for telling a really good story and for connecting with the minds and souls of readers and taking them to a magnificent and finer place. . Researching The Witch’s Hand In France, she traced the paths of her characters over the terrain they covered to get the description right, and dug up old documents for historical accuracy.
Wendy Joseph holds two Master’s in English and can splice a twelve strand line. Ashore, she holds court with her cats Jean Lafitte and Bijou on the wild coast of Washington State.
The Witches Hand, soon to be released by allthingsthatmatterpress