Today, it’s a great pleasure to welcome Jenny Barden who writes historical novels set in the Elizabethan period. As well as successfully publishing two novels, Mistress of the Sea and The Lost Duchess, she organised the 2012 Historical Novel Society Conference meticulously and is the programme organiser for the forthcoming Romantic Novelists’ Association Conference in [...]
Sue Cook always said she’d be my first customer at my launch.
2013 was a life-changing year for me; two books published, one shortlisted for the International Rubery Award and awarded quality marks for self-published work (B.R.A.G. MedallionTM and Awesome Indie), conferences, London Book Fair, radio interviews, fantastic launch events (March and November), invitations [...]
Due to total camera fail, I didn’t have many photos to show you when I wrote my first post. Hurrah for friends! Liz Harris (The Road Back) has emailed some over.
Freda Lightfoot, Denise Barnes and me
Me with Liesel Schwarz. Two alternate history writers having alternated their books…
The Edge accommodation
Fun, friendship and some serious talk – these were the keys of this year’s conference at the University of Sheffield’s The Edge campus. We’ll take it as read that the evenings were convivial, that was much exclaiming of “How lovely to see/meet you in the flesh!” and comparisons with previous conferences.
Victoria LambPhoto by Anna Rybacka
Victoria Lamb is a very well-known, if not downright famous, writer of historical fiction. Fellow Romantic Novelist Association member and Latin-lover (no, not that sort!), she’s been one of my staunchest supporters on my writing journey. She even offered me a fantastic endorsement to go in the front of [...]