Monthly Archives: September 2013

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The Harrying of the North #SampleSunday #HistNov Blood of Ironside Part 7

King Malcolm had already heard much of what I had to tell.  Of the meeting with the Danish fleet at York, the fire in the city and how we took the two castles and slaughtered all of the Normans in … Continue reading

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Talking with Elaine Jeremiah

Today I’m delighted to be talking with Elaine Jeremiah. Her debut novel, ‘The Inheritance’, has just been published on Amazon Kindle. Martin: Before we talk about your writing I wonder if you could say a little about yourself? Elaine: I … Continue reading

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New Facebook Page

I’ve just got a new Facebook page. It’s called, with more economy than creativity, Martin Lake Writing. I’d be pleased if you hopped over, took a look and maybe ‘liked’ it.

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THE DANCING QUEEN WAITING FOR A BUS

THE DANCING QUEEN WAITING FOR A BUS.

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Return to Scotland. Blood of Ironside Part 6. #SampleSunday #HistNov

Hog tended to Siward Barn and Godwin while Willard and his men jointed the stag.  Godwin was on his feet after a little while, complaining about a headache while helping Freya to light a fire and skewer the venison on … Continue reading

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The Stag at Bay. Blood of Ironside Part 5 #SampleSunday #HistNov

I saw Alric’s arrow hanging from the chest of the stag.  The animal was all but spent, its great chest heaving with effort and exhaustion.  I stared at it.  It stared back at me as if it knew its death … Continue reading

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