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Storming the conventions of historical fiction

I came late to writing historical fiction – in fact late to writing altogether. History was what I knew best but there were a number of conventions associated with historical fiction that I did not like very much. The idea … Continue reading

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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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The Art of Killing Off Characters

This month’s post just had to encompass Kingdom of Rebels, my current work in progress, simply because I’ve been concentrating on little else at the moment. It is a little scary though doing a post about work which is getting … Continue reading

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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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