Monthly Archives: April 2012

Extract from Book 3 of The Lost King. #SampleSunday #Kindle

Here’s the first part of my new novel, the third in The Lost King series about the resistance to the Norman Conquest of England. I heaved the body of the fisherman out of the boat.  The corpse lay upon the … Continue reading

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Near Perfect Writing Space

If you’ve followed any of this blog you will realise that I am fascinated with my writing space. Not that I’m obsessive or pernickety (hum, don’t think I’ve ever written that word before).  It’s just that I always hanker after … Continue reading

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Getting the Facts Straight (Not to Mention the Dates.)

I’m busy writing the third novel in my The Lost King series.  I have written the first few chapters. At the same time I am busy sorting out the plot.  I am doing this by listing all the known events … Continue reading

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A Storm Hits Valparaiso by David Gaughran

This is a stirring and gripping read. David Gaughran has chosen to write about an epic time in history, the long and tragic wars for independence in South America. His book is huge in scope and ambition. It takes place … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan, Indie Writing and the Flight to Freedom

I love dreams and I had a fascinating one last night. I dreamt that I was working in a school and was setting out seating prior to the arrival of a visiting speaker.  He was going to give some form … Continue reading

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Battlefield. The Lost King: Resistance. #SampleSunday #amwriting #Kindle #authors

A cold fear suddenly caught at me.  Who was in charge of our army?  Archbishop Stigand had seemed to be the leader and now he was gone.  Would the men expect me to lead the battle after all?  Or would … Continue reading

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Shattered

Last night I woke up with my arm incredibly painful and my mind reeling.  I realised that I was revisiting the trauma of an event which happened three years ago, possibly to the day. On that April day my wife … Continue reading

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