Tag Archives: Alice Petherton

Four years ago today…..

Four years ago today I self-published my novel, A Love Most Dangerous.   It was an unusual venture for me who had, up until then, written books about the Norman Conquest, the Crusades and the adventures of the Artful Dodger. … Continue reading

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A Dance of Smiles and Falsehoods. #SampleSunday #HistNov

Here’s the opening of the sequel to A Love Most Dangerous. Chapter 1 What is Love? 7 December 1539 ‘For goodness sake stop that awful noise.’ Sissy looked up at me in alarm. ‘I was only humming, Alice. It was … Continue reading

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The Final Publishing Process.

Previously: I get discovered by Amazon’s Lake Union Publishing I sign up I discover that editing is not as painful as I thought Before I started on the editing process I had a phone conference with two managers from Amazon … Continue reading

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The Joy of Editing

Previously: (can’t you see I’m a fan of The West Wing and House of Cards) I get an email from Lake Union Publishing saying they want to publish my novel I have long and fruitful negotiations with Senior Editor, Jodie … Continue reading

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Lake Union Publishing

Previously: I Discover Alice Petherton I am Discovered by Lake Union Publishing My hand hovered over the spam box. I’d already had an offer from ‘A Keen Raeder’ who said she could ‘tranlate the novel’ to our mutual advantage. This … Continue reading

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I DISCOVER ALICE PETHERTON

Previously on this blog: My life-long attempts to become a better writer. Rejection and more rejection. I win a competition. Still more rejection. The dark cloud of my accident and my discovery of a silver lining. E-books and self-publishing. I’m … Continue reading

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I become an Indie Writer

Previously on this blog: At the age of 11 I discover I want to be a writer. I continue to write throughout my teenage years. I postponed a career as a writer in order to live a full and varied … Continue reading

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