Why Race in a Historical Context is Important

Back in November 2019 I wrote a piece on now racism in Historical Dramas appears to be in the process of being erased from both cinema and television screens <link>. I recently got into an argument about this very subject again. I made a comment about Armando Iannucci’s latest version of Charles Dickens’ David Copperfield. … Continue reading Why Race in a Historical Context is Important

Getting Ready for the Big Launch

I am in the process of trying to market The Queen of the Mountain Kingdom. To be honest, and as I have previously mentioned, I am not a fan of this particular aspect of being an independent author. As I am still waiting to make it big, however, then there seems to be no real … Continue reading Getting Ready for the Big Launch

Story writing is just make-believe recorded by the written word

On Saturday I sat down at my computer and restarted work on my fourth novel, ‘The Blade’s Fell Blow’. I was surprised how easy it was. Admittedly I had spent some time organising my work before actually sitting down and starting to write again, and this helped enormously. I knew where all my files where, … Continue reading Story writing is just make-believe recorded by the written word