A few random thoughts about how I came to be publishing my first novel at age 72. … More 72 and Counting
I wanted to read this book in one long sitting, immersing myself in its beautifully drawn world. … More Songbird: A Novel of the Tudor Court
Book launches, unless you are a famous author, are primarily for the family and friends of the author to celebrate their success. It’s a little like a graduation. … More Steps to a Successful Book Launch
Trillium, a multi-generational saga set in Ontario’s fruit-growing Niagara Peninsula. … More Trillium: an author interview with M.L. Holton
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
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.