I hate seeing errors of this nature in my work. I really do try to catch them all before the book goes to print, but, obviously, I am not as successful as I thought I was.
The Saxon army closes on the Vikings at Stamford Bridge. King Harold prepares his men with a speech designed to fire their blood for revenge. The defeat at Fulford Gate is inspiration enough.
Romance in a time of war is hardly unknown. A growing affection between two young people seems even more questionable, but human nature is not so easily constrained. Alfrid, one of Coenred's young huscarls, has met Eawyn, the daughter of the Theign of Tadcaster.
I had a thought about my books that concerned discussing them in detail, something that I have not been able to do with any regularity. My idea is simple, I will post a chapter from one of my novels and then invite comments and, hopefully, get a discussion going. This will be followed by each … Continue reading I had a thought about my books
Writing and everything associated with it is going to be at the forefront for me, but other creative projects are also in my future. Instead of bemoaning the current state of affairs in both the country and the larger world I am going to exploit the opportunities on offer.
With Christmas approaching I find myself being required to do other things than write. It is not unexpected. I am a married man with children, even if they are both grown up. Besides, I really enjoy the Christmas holiday. It would be unfair of me to expect my wife to do all the running around … Continue reading Time to take a break
After months of toil, misery, and negativity we are determined to try and make something positive out of Christmas 2020.
My second blog post about Coronavirus is prompted by a message I received from Dove House Hospice. While everyone is demanding a strict lock-down and that citizens be forced to stay indoors for a protracted length of time it seems that the valuable work down by charities has been totally ignored. Dove House Hospice is … Continue reading Coronavirus: What about the charities?
Things certainly have not gone as I had expected. I took two weeks off to go on holiday with my wife but then we got caught up with the whole Coronavirus epidemic, or pandemic as it has now become. Things are finally beginning to get back to normal, although that might be a relative assessment … Continue reading I am back (again)!
I am off on my travels and will be taking short break as a result.