Where heroes dwell

I’ve uploaded Castle Dangerous to the short story pages, it has another name in Bees in my Bonnet but I had to turn to it for an exercise for the local writers’ group who set […]

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Back to Jamie the Devious

Back to the Jacobites. I’ve come to the end of my draft researches and found an interesting snippet in Kings of the Sea by J. D. Davies. It seems the dying throw of the dice […]

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Personality and Community

Maybe I’m attracted to write about the Stuart’s yachts and small events like the Bombardment of Eilean Donan castle, because I read so much C. S. Forester, who had not only Hornblower, but Brown on […]

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Tales in old books

The value of old manuscripts for story ideas.

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Slavery in Scotland

A slve set free in Scotland

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1719

I’m falling into the trap of writing about kings and empires when I started to explore trade and emigration but I’ll get back to it. The trouble is that, the Stuart’s attempts to recover the […]

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Now or Never – the ’15

Stories from the 1715 Stuart adventure.

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