Tag Archive | novels

When do you start a new project?

On a writing group on Facebook someone introduced themselves saying that they’re working on 8 (?) novels at once!! a). I don’t have the time at present to do that, nor b). do I have the organisational brain space to undertake that many projects at once. But it got my wondering when other people start […]

The Crest

Watch out for the forthcoming release of my novel… The Crest. It’s a purely fictional historical fiction set against the time of early Elizabethan exploration, with a few background real historical events, like the Armada. The Crest – the blurb… From the depths of unrecorded science, from the early times of philosophy emerges one whose […]

Historical research; The Crest: Life at Sea

As promised…. …..historical research behind The Crest [coming soon]…. …..I’ve kept it brief (and not always in complete sentences) just to give you a sense of what it was like as a sailor in the 16th century…… Life aboard a vessel In good weather and constant wind shipping required few or very little sail changes, therefore running […]