Monthly Archives: August 2013

Talking with Prue Batten

Today I’m delighted to be talking with Prue Batten, Australian author of historical and fantasy novels. Hi Prue, before we focus on your own writing would you tell us about the authors and books which have had the greatest influence … Continue reading

Posted in Author Interviews, Prue Batten, Writer | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Choosing The Right Distributor: Smashwords vs Draft2Digital

  Choosing The Right Distributor: Smashwords vs Draft2Digital.   Take a look at David Gaughran’s excellent post.

Posted in Uncategorized, Writing for e-books | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Blood of Ironside Part 3 #SampleSunday #HistNov

This is the third part of my new novel ‘Blood of Ironside.’ Edgar Atheling has survived the Norman attack and must now decide upon his course of action. We turned and climbed up the hill.  We found ourselves on a … Continue reading

Posted in Blood of Ironside, Historical fiction, The Lost King | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Blood of Ironside Part 2. #HistNov #Stories

This is the second part of my new novel Blood of Ironside. We rowed the boats for a mile through slicing seas.  Freezing water surged over the laden keel and we baled it out with our cupped hands.  Finally, just … Continue reading

Posted in Blood of Ironside, Heroes, Historical fiction, The Lost King, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

Blood of Ironside #HistNov #Fiction

Here is the opening passage from my new book, ‘Blood of Ironside’. It is the third book in my series ‘The Lost King’ which tells the story of Edgar Atheling, the last native King of England, and his resistance to … Continue reading

Posted in Blood of Ironside, Historical fiction, The Lost King | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

My New Subscriber List

I have just started a new subscriber list using Mailchimp. The aim of the list is to alert people to new releases of my books and to give them special offers, freebies and so on. Because of my lack of … Continue reading

Posted in Writer, Writing for e-books | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Taking of York Castle #HistNov #SampleSunday

The Worm cowered, her eyes wide in terror.  Then her head tilted, as if in recognition, and she crept to my side.  We raced out into an open space; the large grassy bailey enclosed by the outer walls.  The Danes … Continue reading

Posted in Historical fiction, The Lost King, War | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments