writing process blog hop…

Robert Mullin, author of the speculative fiction/fantasy Bid the Gods Arise, invited me to participate in this blog hop several weeks ago. I got a bit side-tracked publishing my current novel, so forgive my coming late to this party. Participants in this blog hop are asked to answer four questions about our writing process. So here goes……

summer 1190 – Richard’s fleet

Prior to his departure for the Holy Land, Richard the Lionheart gathered more than 100 ships, each one able to carry 40 knights, men-at-arms and their horses, and 40 foot soldiers. There were galleys, busses (aka cargo ships), and esneccas² of all shapes and sizes. The ships departed from ports in what we now call…