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January 2, 2013


Ready to do some planning and research for my April project. Who can guess what I’m going to write? Advertisements

Posted in: history, medieval, writing

Richard III search team recreates model of King’s final abode

December 19, 2012


Richard III search team recreates model of King’s final abode Interesting video I came across featuring Richard III and Bosworth

Posted in: history, medieval

Ten Reasons to Love the Plantagenets

December 13, 2012


Susan Higginbotham of “History Refreshed” recently featured a list of “Ten Reasons to Love the Tudors“. Since I’m a big fan of the Middle Ages, the Wars of the Roses and the Plantagenets, I felt like doing a similar list for my favourites as well. Their great idea to name all the important men Edward […]

Posted in: history, humour, medieval

Status update

December 9, 2012


Just a short status update from me because it has been so long since my last posting. I’ve been quite busy over the last two weeks (among others, going on a business trip for my totally unrelated job you don’t want to read anything about), so I haven’t been able to work on my novel(s) […]

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Writing Plans for 2013

November 28, 2012


Inspired by a post over at “Words on the Page“, I got thinking about my writing plans for 2013. Since I found out today that the first Camp NaNoWriMo will be in April, I think I came up with something that should work. So, December, of course, is “NaNoEdMo” or “National Novel Editing Month” and […]

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Camp NaNoWriMo

November 27, 2012


I just learned that Camp NaNoWriMo (a spin-off of the November project) will be in April and July next year instead of June and August like this year. This is great news for me. In summer, I’m usually travelling around a lot re-enacting, so it would be hard to get much serious writing done (as […]

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Palmsunday Field: Prologue

November 26, 2012


For the folks from the German NaNo board and everyone else who is interested, I’ll post the prologue of my novel “Palmsunday Field” as an excerpt. It has been through the first editing round already, so I hope there won’t be any major mistakes. I wrote the prologue, which is set in St Albans in […]

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