I have to say, firstly, that I never intended to write non-fiction. There was often the thought that crossed my mind of not being clever enough but also the sheer amount of work needed. Oh no, that wasn't me! I was going to write short stories and novels galore, left alone in my own world … Continue reading How did I come to be writing non-fiction in the History genre? Part One!
I seem to have appeared on Amazon, Waterstones and Blackwell's ... which is nice. Very nice indeed. I'm writing for a specialised local history series published by Amberley Publishing, called The Secret Series. It is about unearthing little-known facts, secret histories of a particular area - in my case, I wrote about the area I … Continue reading My book on Amazon!
Well, I'm a bit late on this but working on my own book up until last week took up most of my time away from the day job. However, I'm now sharing a fab new-release, non-fiction history book by fellow Amberley Author Sharon Bennett Connolly and a link to a wonderful introduction by Diane Milne … Continue reading Heroines of the Medieval World – Sharon Bennett Connolly
A lovely week off from the day job; one of these days was spent walking around an autumnal Wentwood Forest in Monmouthshire - well, one of the many walks and loops that you can take - Wentwood Forest Walks Part of a larger, ancient forest that was once the hunting grounds for Chepstow … Continue reading Wentwood Forest
Well, not one of my reviews but this book is on my To Be Read pile. Looking forward to getting stuck into it! This is the true story of Aethelflaed, the ‘Lady of the Mercians’, daughter of Alfred the Great and was the only female leader of an Anglo-Saxon kingdom. Have a read … Continue reading The Review Blog – latest review
I am very pleased to announce that I will be writing a non-fiction history book for Amberley Publishing. https://www.amberley-books.com/ Non-fiction wasn't the way I envisaged my writing going but boy, am I pleased it has. Amberley liked my history posts on this very blog and thought their Secret local history … Continue reading Woo hoo … new book deal!