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El Manco de Lepanto – or how to be a successful writer with only one hand

Originally posted on ANNA BELFRAGE:
Honoré Daumier – Don Quijote Ask people what they know about Miguel de Cervantes, and they’ll say he’s the bloke who wrote Don Quijote. Tick. Some will go on to say he and Shakespeare died…

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A Nice Day (Eventually) for a White Wedding in the Middle Ages (Medieval Mondays #5b)

Originally posted on A Frame Around Infinity:
Medieval wedding ceremony (note the location and the bride’s dress) In modern times, when a couple gets engaged to be married, they next begin planning the wedding celebration. In the medieval times, long…

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Lifestyles of the Rich (and Poor) & Feudal – pt. 1 (Medieval Mondays #4c)

Originally posted on A Frame Around Infinity:
The medieval times, we’re well aware, hardly boasted an equal society. Rather, the feudal system saw a single, all-powerful monarch as ruler of everyone and everything; a couple handfuls of earls or other…

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#Uplifting Authors – September 2017

Originally posted on The L. Palmer Chronicles:
Photo by Chris Lawton on Unsplash In case you missed it, Monday (9/1/17) I wrote a post on how you can help in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Since then, wildfires have covered…

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Those Embarrassing Book Signings

We’ve all had them, haven’t we? The book signings where hardly anyone turns up. What can we learn from them? Are they even worth doing? Helen Hollick invited me to do a guest post on her blog, so come on … Continue reading

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An Impossible Dream – or is it?

For some years now, I’ve had an unlikely dream. Not, it’s not about my books – there’s a surprise! I am passionate about big athletics events like the Olympics, World Athletics Championships, the Commonwealth Games, and the European Athletics Championships. … Continue reading

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Book Dragon Review

I’m thrilled to share this lovely review by Katy Huth Jones from her #bookdragon blog. If you like clean reads it’s well worth you checking out this site. Here’s the link: Book Dragon  

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