Peggy Joque Williams, Author, Editor, Teacher.


So glad you stopped by.

I am a writer, teacher, editor, and obsessive researcher. I love learning about people, places, ideas, and the world/universe  we live in—and I love sharing what I learn.

Sometimes I share by writing non-fiction articles for magazines, both print and online, or through my blog, Musings of a MadCityWriter.

I also share through my fiction work, such as my co-written On the Road mystery novels, my co-written plays and screenplays, or the children’s books I am working on.

But I am most proud of the research I have done for my historical novel, Courting the Sun: A Novel of Versailles, which takes place in 17th century France. My work-in-progress, A Tangled Dawn, takes my Courting the Sun heroine, Sylvienne, on the next chapter of her life journey.

The research for both books arose from my fascination with genealogy and with my French and French-Canadian ancestry. My many 7th-and 8th-great-grandmothers who lived and loved in France in the 1600s, and who braved the Atlantic crossing to start new lives in Canada are the inspiration for my historical novels.

I hope you will enjoy exploring these pages and getting to know a bit more about me. Scroll down to subscribe to my free monthly newsletter. And I invite you to connect through comments and my contact page

~ Peggy





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