What to do about that hair!

You know when sometimes you come across information that you just have to share: this is one of those occasions. Women (and some men) are constantly looking for easy ways to get rid of unwanted body hair - usually from their faces as they grow older! But, of course, there are other - let's say... Continue Reading →

Heart of a child

Busy, busy, busy with NaNoWriMo but had to take the time out for the big announcement: I will have two stories in the upcoming anthology from Authors' Tale! The two stories are Tell Us a Story, Pa and Goodnight - and God Be With You All. Very proud to have been selected for this wonderful anthology and... Continue Reading →

Have a gander at this, mate!

I started working on my novel yesterday for NaNoWriMo and I wanted to check about the use of the Australian vernacular to use in a conversation that confuses an Englishman. I came across this great site: Australian slang - a story of Australian English It didn't quite answer my question, but I did get a... Continue Reading →

Something for All Hallows Eve

Okay - it's Halloween. I prefer All Hallows Eve: has more of a supernatural ring to it. Either way, thought it might be a good time to share some spooky stories. 10 things you didn’t know about the history (and mystery) of Halloween Supernatural stories: 9 amazing British folktales Enjoy! Cheers Kerry

Need some NaNoWriMo inspiration?

After hitting a complete and impassable dead end in preparing for my Medieval NaNoWriMo project - yep, that's right, I've shelved it - I was searching around for some inspiration to possibly get back to my novel.  And I found it! This article was written way back in 2013 but it still provides plenty of... Continue Reading →

Historical fiction writer? Read this.

Not claiming any credit whatsoever here: article was written by Todd James Pierce and placed in my lap by Michelle King, friend and author of There's no such thing as people. Eight rules for writing historical short stories Read and enjoy! Cheers Kerry

Was all as it seemed? Victoria and Albert

Like many of you, I am enthralled with the television series Victoria. And while I know about being careful with historical accuracies on both the small and big screen, I think we are all aware that the relationship between Queen Victoria and Prince Albert is always said to have been a great and loving marriage. But in... Continue Reading →

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