Agincourt 600

Originally posted on History… the interesting bits!:
Today is the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt, when Henry V and his small ‘band of brothers’ defeated the French with only a few casualties. The Review Blog are hosting an Agincourt weekend, in celebration of the great victory, for which I wrote an article looking…

are you stuck in the middle?

Originally posted on Charlene Newcomb:
There is nothing more exciting than the moment when an idea invades your brain. Characters, settings, and scenes for that next story appear out of nowhere, or come in dreams, or when you’re sitting at a stoplight. (Why are those people honking at me?) So what do you do? You…

Sunday Book Highlight

Originally posted on Layered Pages :
B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree!   War, political intrigue and passion… heroes… friends and lovers… and the seeds for a new Robin Hood legend await you… Two young knights’ journey to war at Richard the Lionheart’s side sweeps them from England to the Holy Land in this historical adventure set against the…

trim it, cut it, lather, rinse, repeat…

No, I didn’t get a haircut. I’m attempting to revise the 1st draft of my novel. Reading JW Manus, I’m probably not doing as much as I should to get into the joy of cutting. I must say, however, that I particularly enjoyed reading one of her descriptions of Explainery: “A trees grows and the…