Tag Archives: historical fiction writer

Stepping Back Into Saxon England

I’m delighted to welcome to my blog today popular historical novelist, Helen Hollick who, with fellow author, Annie Whitehead is revisiting a very interesting period of Britain’s past. The subject matter of Helen’s post is currently very much on my … Continue reading

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Historical Fiction Cover of the Week

I like a bit of a change so this week my regular Monday post, which recently became a regular Tuesday post, is out today, which is a Wednesday… But that’s not the change! Nope. The change is that this week … 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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A Funny Thing Happened at Foyles – I Came Out!

I’ve been busy of late, polishing up the first draft of The Last Shroud ready for the editor, doing some last minute research and also engaging in a fair bit of walking in Dorset and Yorkshire. Still, amongst all those … Continue reading

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Historical Fiction Is A Dangerous Business…

I am a writer of historical fiction – there I’ve said it and I know that in doing so I’m asking for trouble. Why? Because historical fiction is a dangerous business. I should have written crime… or fantasy… or even … Continue reading

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