Why is NEXUS 'just' a novella?

Good question! I’ll try and explain…

Firstly, what’s a novella? Essentially a short novel, but with a difference. Currently immensely popular as an ebook, ”…it allows for more extended development of theme and character than does the short story, without making the elaborate structural demands of the full-length book. Thus it provides an intense, detailed […]

RUBICON – 10 acclaimed authors, 10 Roman stories

 

STOP PRESS! Rubicon is now a ‘Discovered Diamond!’

“An engrossing mix of style, pace and subject: political, warfare, greed, sacrifice, alternative, mischief, humour… ” ———

A few months ago, I was invited to join a writing project organised jointly by the Historical Writers Association and Sharpe Books. Yesterday the result, a collection […]

How to look like a Roma Novan Praetorian

Egged on (albeit genteely) by fellow authors going to the Eboracum Roman Festival, I decided to try and put together the kind of uniform worn by Carina and Aurelia during their service in the Praetorian Guard Special Forces in Roma Nova. The others were wearing Roman dress of the period of their books so for […]