Bearing in mind that Richard Armitage
is far too busy filming the last of Oakenshield’s role in The Hobbit to make himself available for a cover shoot for Gisborne: Book of Knights, I have had to find others who might conceivably take his place.
My debut historical fiction novel, Gisborne: Book of Pawns (Darlington Press 2012), has been nominated for the RONE Book Award for excellence in pre medieval historical fiction.
Rone stands for Romantic Novel of Excellence – a nice sounding title! And how wonderful it would be to be able to have the tag applied to one’s book!
The day that truly personifies all that is Australian – mateship, bravery, selflessness and…
I attended the March a few years ago wearing my Great Uncle’s medals. He flew missions in Papua New Guinea and was the incentive for Dad joining the RAAF.
Alex Martin, author of the just released, beautiful story Daffodils (as well as the best seller The Twisted Vine) is one of the bonuses of my writing life. We connected in one of our online writing groups and found we had many interests in common. Just before Easter we decided to get together virtually (because Alex lives in the UK and I’m in Australia) over a cup of tea, and discuss our commonality. This was the wonderful result. I hasten to add it was quite a few cups and even more biscotti whilst we chatted.
Welcome to the Historical Novelists’ Four Day Book Fair
How fantastic to be able to roam from one pavilion to another, all 50+ of them … all just FULL of hist.fict novels from every timeframe one can imagine. Load your kindles, your Nooks, your Kobos, your i-books. Or be a real devil and buy the print version of any novel you see if it’s available.
As the end of the first draft of Gisborne: Book of Knights rapidly approaches, space appears in the mind for new novels. I have three little rooms slowly filling and occasionally, when time permits, I hop on my flying carpet to travel from room to room to investigate the ideas.