Tag Archives: The Sorrow Song Trilogy

Two Thirds There

I have finished the second part of the Sorrow song Trilogy! Well, almost. The actual writing part is complete. I am now in the process of formatting the manuscript in Sigil, an epub file creator. I write using Microsoft’s Word, … Continue reading

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Insertions do not have to be painful!

 I suppose it depends what type of writer you are, whether you are a planner who gets everything sorted well before the creative writing starts or if you are more like me, someone who prefers to get the heart of … Continue reading

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As a prelude to publishing…

I have decided to make the first chapter of my book, The War Wolf, free to download in pdf format. The fact is that it is about time that I got something out there and while the book is being … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Battle of 1066

Most British people can name at least one battle from 1066; the Battle of Hastings. In fact this is the one event that seems to encapsulate the very essence of 1066 as a subject; the killing of King Harold and … Continue reading

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The Social World of the Anglo-Saxons: The Peasants

One of the features of the Anglo-Saxon social structure was its’ obsession with class. There were three basic classes, the ceorls or peasants, the theigns or landowners, and the eoldermen or nobility. These classes were further subdivided again creating a … Continue reading

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It’s Late in the Day but it is Necessary

It’s not something you expect the day after you put down the manuscript and say to yourself; “that’s finished then!” but there’s that little voice inside your head, whispering like Gollum; “you know he’s right precious!” He was right and … Continue reading

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