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Authors Without Borders – Free Historical Fiction for those Staying At Home

Authors Without Borders is a group of fabulous historical fiction authors, including: Ben Kane, Simon James Atkinson Turney, Ruth Downie, Douglas Jackson, Christian G. Cameron, Simon Scarrow, Gordon Doherty LJ Trafford, Alex Gough, Sam Taw – and me. Our aim is to write stories … Continue reading

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The Harrogate Interview

I was delighted to be interviewed for the Review whilst I was at the fantastic Harrogate History Festival last month and I very much enjoyed talking to Sharon Bennett Connolly and Jayne Smith. You can find the interview at The … Continue reading

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Harrogate History Festival 2015

The first Harrogate History Festival in 2013 was a tremendous success and in a very short time it has become a major event, attracting some of the biggest names in historical fiction and non-fiction. This year’s programme had its “big-hitters” like … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Book Covers for Historical Fiction

Currently, the last few tweaks are being made to the paperback cover for The Last Shroud, so covers are in my mind at the moment. Cover design is an important part of the publishing process and so – like most … Continue reading

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Historical Fiction & Meaning

I’m a guest today on the Layered Pages blog, doing an interview with the fantastic Stephanie Hopkins. Find it at: http://ow.ly/Phrjx

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At My Writing Desk – Where All Hell Breaks Loose

This month’s post was prompted by a question posed by the inimitable Simon Turney along the lines of: “What is on your writing desk at the moment?” So I had a look and what I found made me think. For … Continue reading

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Learning to Swim in the Self-Published Fiction Lake

A while ago I did a guest post on another blog about my experiences with self-publishing. Now, not much older and only a bit wiser, I thought I had a few more things to say about it. There are so … Continue reading

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