I’m passionate about reading, in particular, reading historical fiction. On my blog – A Writer of History – you will find many posts about reading: who reads, why people read historical fiction, what kind of stories people prefer, books I’ve read and so on. I’ve included a few here and hope you enjoy them. Just CLICK on any of the titles and the article will open in a new window.
Books Build Bridges ~~ a book club in Iran dedicated to reading English novels
The Story of a Novel ~~ I’m always thinking about the next book and here I’ve included thoughts on the very early stages of writing a new novel.
Novels are made of tiny details ~~ a look at how I found some of the small details in Paris In Ruins
A tribute to Sharon Kay Penman ~~ the historical fiction world lost Sharon Key Penman, one of the best historical fiction authors. This was my tribute.
A strange year of reading ~~ some of the books I read in 2020 plus thoughts on how the virus affected my reading
Anya Seton – a writing life ~~ a look at another famous author of historical fiction