Monthly Archives: October 2011

Sample Sunday

I was still lost in these thoughts when we came out of the forest.  There below us stood the ordered ranks of the Norman army.  I gasped.  The Norman army was far larger than ours and ready for battle.  And … Continue reading

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On our way to the Cote d’ Azur

Nine or ten years ago I decided to take a week’s holiday in Liguria, Northern Italy.  I flew from Bristol airport to Nice arriving late in the evening.  Because of the late hour of my arrival I had already booked … Continue reading

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A Storm Hits Valparaíso

I’ve just found out that David ‘s Gaughran’s forthcoming novel about the the liberation of Argentina will not be available until late December. That’s a shame.  I’ve been interested in the Spanish Wars of Independence since reading The Liberators by Robert … Continue reading

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Kobo to become a publisher

Kobo has just announced it will follow in Amazon’s footsteps and become a publisher, dealing directly with authors. This is good news for all authors, including, let us hope, indies.  Not such good news for traditional publishers, booksellers and agents … Continue reading

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Gunfight at the OK Corral

Image via Wikipedia On October 26 in 1881, the Earp brothers fought the Clanton-McLaury gang at the OK Corral in Tombstone, Arizona. They look like nice boys but the Earps thought different. The Earp brothers, Wyatt, Morgan and Virgil were, … Continue reading

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New cover for The Lost King: Resistance

Just uploaded a new cover for The Lost King: Resistance. The picture is courtesy of jgmdoran.  Thanks for letting me use this.  You can get it with the new cover from Smashwords immediately.  Kindle may take 24 hours.

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Why is Twitter so beguiling?

The first time I came across Twitter I couldn’t understand it at all.  I couldn’t understand the concept, the tweets or the purpose. Since being on it, however, I have become quite beguiled by it.  I still don’t understand anything … Continue reading

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