#AWW2016 – Review – The Butterfly Man by Heather Rose

  The Butterfly Man is a fictional account of the later years of Lord Lucan, a man accused of killing his children's nanny and attempting to murder his wife. In reality Lord Lucan disappeared the night of the murder, and no one has seen him since (no one who's saying anything, anyway). It's a compelling … Continue reading #AWW2016 – Review – The Butterfly Man by Heather Rose

A Novel’s Writing

    This is the third in the series my novel-writing journey. You can read the first two posts here: On Inspiration and here: On Research. As I writer, I am also a reader, and among the many many books I read, of course, are the books on writing, and of course there are many different methods of … Continue reading A Novel’s Writing

#AWW2016 Review – Searching for the Secret River by Kate Grenville

  I'm reviewing another memoir this week - this time a writing memoir - the story of Kate Grenville's journey to writing her historical fiction - 'The Secret River'. Kate didn't set out to write a historical fiction. In fact, the journey began not as an idea for a novel, but rather through a brief connection … Continue reading #AWW2016 Review – Searching for the Secret River by Kate Grenville

Interview – Historical Fiction Author – Barbara Gaskell Denvil

I’m a little bit excited, because this week on the blog I’m interviewing a fellow historical author – Barbara Gaskell Denvil! Barbara’s latest book ‘Fair Weather’ has just been released and she’s come over to have a chat about the book and her writing process. Welcome Barbara! To begin with, can you tell us a … Continue reading Interview – Historical Fiction Author – Barbara Gaskell Denvil