Rebecca Stott’s Ghostwalk Rebecca Stott has a new historical fiction novel, Dark Earth, being released today and it sounds amazing! See her Twitter feed here: twitter.com/RebeccaStott64. I have pre-ordered it
Signs and Portents, Traitors, Recusants, and Other Dangerous Men In the wake of the Gunpowder Plot, the court of James I suspects treachery everywhere. Who better to dispose of
Adventure, Romance, Heroism, and Glamour on the High Seas Erm… maybe not glamour. Not unless your idea or glamour is dirt, blood, sweat, and tears. And no romance upfront, either.
What colour was Lord Nelson’s hair? Artists overwhelmingly portrayed Horatio Nelson as having white or grey hair. Even the portrait by Rigaud, painted when Nelson was a young man of
How much do my characters reflect me? A friend of mine asked me, in regard to The Private Misadventures of Nell Nobody, if my protagonist was ‘me’. To be honest, I
Balancing History with Fiction It is always interesting to me how other historical fiction writers approach creating a fictional version of a historical figure. I’m one of those people who
Hello! Come in, make yourself comfortable. Can I get you anything? A coffee? Tea? Cocktail? I’m so glad you’re here, because it means you’re still interested. I’ll keep it short,