The Admiral's Wife
My latest novel, The Admiral’s Wife, is now available!
The lives of two women living in Hong Kong more than a century apart are unexpectedly linked by forbidden love and financial scandal.
Welcome to M.K.Tod
I’m M.K. Tod – Mary actually – author of historical fiction, blogger at A Writer of History, wife to Ian, mother of two adult children, grandmother to two delightful boys, golfer, hiker, and occasional biker.
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Recently on A Writer of History
- Inside Historical Fiction with Mark Sullivan August 5, 2022Some time ago, I created a theme called Inside Historical Fiction. The idea was to develop insights into what makes historical fiction unique through interviews with authors and some of my own analysis. To my delight, Mark Sullivan – the author of the very well received novel, Beneath a Scarlet Sky – was one of […]M.K. Tod
- 5 Books on Writing Historical Fiction for New Authors July 30, 2022With new authors in mind, I’ve pulled together a few posts featuring books that are specifically about writing historical fiction. Deborah Swift offers her ‘go to’ writing books for historical fiction – she features Emma Darwin’s Get Started in Writing Historical Fiction, Libbie Hawker’s Making It In Historical Fiction, and several others. Writing Historical Fiction […]M.K. Tod
- 9 New Topics for Historical Fiction Authors July 21, 2022Presenting 9 new topics for the blog. Followers of A Writer of History have been generous with their time and creativity. After a Zoom call with six authors – my thanks to participants Pat Wahler, Margaret Porter, Merry Benezra, Vicki (VEH) Masters, Tema Frank, and Harriet Cannon – and a review of suggestions sent via […]M.K. Tod