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Writing Research – How I’m Using My Love of History #Vikings #WritingTips

Writing Research Writing fantasy fiction allows me to bend the rules, make stuff up, and be as creative as I want to be. I’ve invented realms, worlds, and races for my Guardian Series, I’ve run with a werewolf pack through Sherwood Forest in my Hood Academy Series, and I’ve turned little red riding hood into… Continue reading Writing Research – How I’m Using My Love of History #Vikings #WritingTips

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#FridayBookShare Changeling by Philippa Gregory #YA #Historical

I created the Friday Book Share Game to help search for that ideal novel/author. Anyone can have a go – all you need to do is answer the following questions based on a book you enjoyed reading (old or new) and use the hashtag #FridayBookShare – Simples! First line of the book. Recruit fans by adding… Continue reading #FridayBookShare Changeling by Philippa Gregory #YA #Historical

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#BookReview The Taming of the Queen by Philippa Gregory #Tudor #HistFic

    Author: Philippa Gregory Category: Historical Fiction My Rating: 5 out of 5 stars My Review: As I was getting to the end of this book, I began to worry about writing the review, not because I wasn’t enjoying it, but because it was so good I didn’t think I could do it justice!… Continue reading #BookReview The Taming of the Queen by Philippa Gregory #Tudor #HistFic

Books, Fiction, Friday Book Share, Historical Fiction, Reading, Writing

#FridayBookShare The Taming of the Queen by Philippa Gregory #Tudor #HistoricalFiction

I created the Friday Book Share Game to help search for that ideal novel/author. Anyone can have a go – all you need to do is answer the following questions based on a book you enjoyed reading and use the hashtag #FridayBookShare First line of the book. Recruit fans by adding the book blurb. Introduce the… Continue reading #FridayBookShare The Taming of the Queen by Philippa Gregory #Tudor #HistoricalFiction

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#TuesdayBookBlog Author Interview – Catherine Hokin (@cathokin) #Historicalfiction

I am delighted to be joined today by historical fiction author, Catherine Hokin, as she chats about funny Northerners, a coffee addiction, and her novel Blood and Roses, available in paperback and eBook from Amazon UK and Amazon US. The Fun Stuff: What part of the world do you come from? Keswick in the Lake District although my… Continue reading #TuesdayBookBlog Author Interview – Catherine Hokin (@cathokin) #Historicalfiction

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Meet Author @DebbieRix #historicalfiction #wwwblogs

I am delighted to invite author, Debbie Rix to join me for a chat. We discuss her new release, Daughters of the Silk Road, feeling Scottish, and her love for Italy. Over to you Debbie: The Fun Stuff: What part of the world do you come from? I was born and brought up in Kent - about an… Continue reading Meet Author @DebbieRix #historicalfiction #wwwblogs

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Would You BUY or PASS? The Other Queen #FridayFiveChallenge #Historical Fiction

Welcome to the ‘Friday Five Challenge.' Would you BUY or PASS if you had only a thumbnail image and five minutes to decide? Here is my contribution for this week: I’ve recently embarked on a Netflix marathon where I was totally hooked with ‘Reign’, an American historical romance series based on Mary, Queen of Scots. … Continue reading Would You BUY or PASS? The Other Queen #FridayFiveChallenge #Historical Fiction