The Highs and Lows of Being an Author – a guest post by Helen Hollick

It’s a pleasure to welcome Helen Hollick to my blog today. We first met in Denver, Colorado, at the 2015 Historical Novel Society conference. Helen has been a huge supporter of indie authors, regularly inviting writers like me to contribute posts on her own blog, and for years, hosting a website devoted to reviewing indie-published…

Discovering 12th Century Nottingham Castle

“Richard arrived at the siege of Nottingham in a black mood and his first act was to set up an enormous gallows beneath the walls.” — Richard Coeur de Lion by P. Henderson Line drawing is copyright The Thoroton Society of Nottinghamshire. Used with permission. Earlier this week I was a guest at Catherine Curzon’s…