My thanks to Liz Harris for inviting me to be part of the My Writing Process blog tour. Her own blog is so engaging and full of photos (www.lizharrisauthor.com). Do go and visit, but not quite yet.
So, I have to answer four questions…
What am I working on? I’ve just finished the revisions to [...]
Basically, alternate history is a type of speculative fiction where stories are set in a world where historical events have unfolded differently from the way they did in the real world. The event that changed history (point of divergence or PoD) must be in the past from when the story is set and have affected [...]
This last weekend, something very exciting happened. INCEPTIO reached bestseller ranking on Amazon.com, #1 in the Alternate History and Alternative History categories and #2 in Historical Thrillers. At this stage, I had even knocked Stephen King off first place!
So I did this…
Alison Morton is the author [...]
A post about darkness and light to market the longest night in the northern hemisphere…
“The Fall of the Roman Empire” was a 1964 epic film starring Sophia Loren, Stephen Boyd, Alec Guinness, James Mason and Christopher Plummer. Emperor Marcus Aurelius was dying and did not want his unpleasant son Commodus to succeed him. [...]
What does Roma Nova look like? It’s an alpine country with lower lying valleys a few small towns (Castra Lucilla, Brancadorum, Aquae Caesaris) and a river city full of columns, a forum, Senate house and temples.
Roma Novans don’t have a different name for their capital; like the ancients, they just call in [...]