I go home, unload the car, pour wine, and collapse onto the couch. To immediately begin thinking about next year. What could we have done better? Your thoughts, readers? … More The Book Fair
I have no personal interest in warfare, in strategy and tactics or in battlefield recreations, or in the choreography of fighting. How then do I write battle scenes? … More Writing Battles
Sticky notes decorate the frame of my external screen like mustard fields in flower seen from a plane. … More A Writer’s Life…or at least a morning.
Say ‘ancient Rome’ and you have my attention immediately. … More Antonius, Son of Rome, by Brook Allen: A Review
Many different authors and titles (including my Empire’s Daughter) available through Sunday Aug 11 2019 at: http://bit.ly/2Tkjv7z
An ideal summer read, a few hours of delightful escapism, and iwritten with a deft hand. … More Beauregard and the Beast, by Evie Drae
People use artefacts to relate to their world emotionally, as well as technologically. I like to explore this emotional and aesthetic relationship in my stories. … More From research papers to fiction: an interview with Helen Loney.
Words have the power to bring about healing if allowed to flow out of a painful or confusing situation … More The Healing Power of Words: Audrey Semprum on finding your way through writing.
I published my first book at the age of 61. So what took me so long? Fear and self-doubt. … More Overcoming Fear and Self-Doubt: J.C. Salazar on the journey to become a writer.
In this compelling, richly researched novel, author Andrew Joyce tells a riveting story of adventure, endurance, and hope as the Mahoney clan fights to gain a foothold in America. In the second year of an Gorta Mhór—the Great Famine—nineteen-year-old Devin Mahoney lies on the dirt floor of his small, dark cabin. He has not eaten … More Mahoney: A Guest Post from Andrew Joyce