I’ve been talking about the Stuarts but I’m actually rewriting a book called Drover, which will have a new title and is the first in the Drover series. The follow on is Bubbles in the […]
Once or twice I have had people warn others to be careful or they might end up in one of my stories but when I’m writing a story I like to think of my characters […]
My intention is to do a series on the Navy during the Stuart times, ending with Bonnie Prince Charlie and his escape to France but from the British point of view. That means the search […]
A brief look at the Darien adventure of the ordinary Scots.
What happened when the plague hit London and the opportunities for story plots.
Writing about James V1 and !st naturally leads to thinking of the civil war. It’s labelled an English affair but, in fact, it involved the whole of Great Britain. The Royalists were winning until the […]
Why this 1820 historical novel is difficult.
Sometimes critical comments open plot opportunities.