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Anatomy of a Monastery

Originally posted on A Writer's Perspective:
Having looked at castles in detail, I thought it might be useful to look at monasteries in a similar way. Although castles feature in most of my novels, my characters rarely have anything…

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A Brain Fog Day and a Special Offer

Dear Readers, As some of you will know, I suffer from M.E. and at the moment, I’m having a brain foggy day, so I’m liable to make all sorts of typos. Normally, I’d steer well clear of writing anything more … Continue reading

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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 Books:
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…

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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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