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August Event at Book Passage

August 17, 20242:00 p.m.Book Passage & Cafe51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte MaderaPlease join me at Book Passage in August where I will be talking about The Steel Beneath the Silk and the process I use to shape historical events into … Read More

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Book Club Bingo Adventure

On Sunday, June 10, I will be flying down to San Diego to participate in BOOK CLUB BINGO ADVENTURE, an event hosted by Adventures By The Book. I will be one of 22 authors who will be talking and lunching … Read More

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Of Runes and Repetition

Today I’m sharing something about my writing process. One of the difficulties that a writer faces in penning a trilogy is the problem of repetition. Frankly, it’s almost impossible to avoid when you have the same characters and the same … Read More

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The Last Kingdom, Episode 7: The Sack of Wessex

When last we left our hero Uhtred, the question on the table was, “What’s up with Leofric?” Why did Uhtred’s good friend (who we REALLY LIKE!) offer damning evidence against our favorite Northumbrian regarding their lawless adventures in Cornwall? The … Read More

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My Writing Process – A Writers’ Blog Hop

My colleague, naval historical fiction writer Antoine Vanner, has asked me to join a blog hop titled My Writing Process. Antoine’s Writing Process post appears at his Dawlish Chronicles website, and I urge you to hop over there and read … Read More

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Late Anglo-Saxon London: Part 1

Although Winchester was the Anglo-Saxon Royal City, by the time of Aethelred II’s reign in the late 10th century, London had become England’s financial and commercial powerhouse. There is so much to write about London that it cannot be done … Read More

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