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Historical Fiction Cover Winner November 2017

Originally posted on Vintage Treasures:
Do you love historical fiction? What makes you choose one book over another? For most of us, the cover is the first thing that attracts our attention.  Each month I will be choosing my ‘Pam’s…

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The Pros and Cons of Bliauts

When I wrote Out of Time, I hadn’t realised it was going to be just the first book in a series. I was on a tight budget at the time, but wanted to celebrate the completion of the book by … Continue reading

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A Medieval Dream Come True

Recently, my husband treated me to the most amazing experience. And he did it in style, presenting me with a scroll he had typed, rolled and tied with a red silk ribbon. Apparently I missed the messenger who arrived on … Continue reading

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The Solar Revisited

Originally posted on A Writer's Perspective:
The solar, Stokesay Castle Some time ago I wrote about medieval solars in a rather general way, but I visited Stokesay Castle in Shropshire during the summer and now have a few photographs…

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Historical Fiction Cover Winner October 2017

Originally posted on Vintage Treasures:
Do you love historical fiction? What makes you choose one book over another? For most of us, the cover is the first thing that attracts our attention.  Each month I will be choosing my ‘Pam’s…

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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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