I used Imperial Airways last year when my theme was ‘inspiration for my writing’. This year my theme is Flashbacks, drawing from my seven years of A2Z posts, in honour of the Challenge’s 10th anniversary. I thought you might like
Aphasia and a Friday Flash Excerpt
Aphasia is a condition a friend of mine, Julie, suffered after she suffered a brain haemorrhage or stroke ten years ago. Her experience of relearning to speak led me to include aphasia as a condition that affected Princeling George after
I is for Imperial Airways #AtoZChallenge2018
Imperial Airways conjures up pictures of sleek silver-clad aeroplanes with rows of propellers and sometimes lots of wings. Rich people in furs and pearls (well, the women) and cloche hats smiling at the camera as they wait to climb up
E is for Epping Forest #AtoZChallenge2018
Epping Forest is a most amazing space, completely wild in places, and close enough to London to get there by TfL. It’s a remnant of Henry VIII’s hunting forests, and given in perpetuity to the people of London by Queen
Launching on Friday – The Princelings Box Set!
Yes, I know it’s Black Friday and all that, but it suited my purposes to bring out the first box set of the Princelings of the East series, Books 1 – 3. This volume combines the existing three ebooks of the
Quote & Question from Lost City
I did this in January, grabbed an excerpt from one of the books and set you a question. Since I did Princelings of the East in January, and just posted an excerpt from Pirates in February, I thought I’d skip
Tuesday Read – Princelings and the Lost City
Week three in my lead up to Read Tuesday (9th December) – and an excerpt from the third of my books. There is a special offer at the end, with more available for Read Tuesday itself. I’m doing them in
A Little Book News
I was reading Chuck Wendig’s post about self-promotion, and how you should present yourself and your books as the best version of yourself that you can. I realised that anyone reading my blog recently probably wouldn’t know that I write
Especially for your Valentine
Friday is Valentine’s day. I have to confess this hasn’t meant much to me for the past few years since you may have guessed I’m currently single and not looking! I have known people who give their pets Valentines, but
Five star reviews from Readers’ Favorite
For some reason I forgot to tell you about this. Then the second review came in, so I thought I’d better catch up. But I expect you saw the nice medal on the side of the page and guessed! I
Tuesday Haiku #6
This week’s haiku is the third book in the series – and still my favourite – The Princelings and the Lost City. George loves his biplane; Fred woos his princess, Kira. It’s not that simple. ~~~
In which Professor Saku discovers a delightful side-effect of a new invention. This is a short (1800 word) story that fits in the Chronicles of Hattan; it’s sort of back story for Saku and Mariusz (before the start of Traveler),
Rajah of Nilgiri
In which Lord Mariusz relates his first encounter with the infamous Blackbird This is a 1200 word tale in the backstory of Castle Hattan. References to ‘the Rajah’ pop up every time Hugo or Mariusz turns up in my books.
Lost City beats my target by miles
Lost City finished its final free days during its Amazon exclusive period early this morning. Thank you to everyone who shared, tweeted, gifted or just downloaded it! Particular thanks to all the free book sites that included it over the
Lost City – last chance of a free copy!
The Princelings and the Lost City, the third in the Princelings series, is FREE on Amazon today Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th October 2012. Just go your favourite Amazon ebook store and you should see the price as 0.00.