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Hmmm ... I seemed to have developed a terrible habit since my writing career has become professional. There is, of course, procrastination; many writers seem to suffer this and makes me feel less lonely and not the malingerer I imagined myself to be. Telling myself to be grateful for getting a publishing contract only for … Continue reading Digression and Historical Obsession
I am very excited to announce that Amberley Publishing have commissioned two more books for me to write! I will be writing another book for their Secret series, this time about Chepstow, and another on the History of Nursing. I'm still blown away if I'm honest. I had a couple of ideas and they liked … Continue reading A new publishing deal!
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!
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
Bathed in glorious sunshine on an unusually warm October day, sits the curtain wall remains of Abergavenny Castle, Monmouthshire. Difficult to believe that this romantic, proud ruin signifies the site of one of the most infamous massacres in the history of the Welsh Marches ... William de Braose, 4th Lord of Bramber probably … Continue reading Abergavenny Castle