Author Archives: Loretta Livingstone

About Loretta Livingstone

I write, and I want to tell people about my books. That's why I started this blog. It's all very new, so I will probably make mistakes, but - here I am! Blogging!

The Medieval Deerhunter

Originally posted on A Writer's Perspective:
There was a comment from Lydia about last week’s post on huntsmen that brought me up short. She said that, in her experience in North America, venison isn’t a particularly special type of meat…

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An Author’s Guide to Book Bloggers – by Nicole Pyles…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
on WOW! Women on Writing: uthors, have you ever asked a book blogger to review your book? Along with being a blog tour manager for WOW!, I also moonlight as…

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A Conversation with Author Judith Arnopp

Originally posted on Pam Lecky:
This evening in the Library we have ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Judith Arnopp, who has dropped in to say hello and to share some insights into her life as an author. You are very welcome, Judith, please introduce yourself:…

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10 tips to get the best out of your visit to a medieval site.

Originally posted on A Writer's Perspective:
Abbey Church, Rievaulx Abbey I visit loads of medieval sites. Not only do I find them interesting in themselves, but they can also help me to set the scene when I’m writing my…

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Very Heady Stuff

I’m delighted to announce Blossom on the Thorn has a nice new award. Helen Hollick’s Discovering Diamonds BlogSpot has awarded it a Discovered Diamond badge. The reviewer there has said some very nice things, too, and it has been shortlisted … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Surprise For Me

Here before me was a delightful and very serious historical fiction set in medieval England. I felt completely swept away.                                         … Continue reading

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The Medieval Physician

Originally posted on A Writer's Perspective:
Somewhat confusingly, for me at least, the medieval surgeon didn’t usually deal with things inside the body. His remit didn’t really go much deeper than the skin. He removed things from it or…

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