First draft of King’s Man done and dusted

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Extra! Extra! Read all about it!  That seems like a suitably retro opening for a bit of news from a journo-turned-historical novelist – so here we go: I’ve just typed “The End” on the last page of King’s Man. Hooray! It’s a great feeling. King’s Man, or Book Three of my Robin Hood saga, is […]

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Historical fiction, The Fort and Fawlty Towers

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Just got back from a weekend in Manchester at the Historical Novelists’ Society convention: an interesting couple of days. I went to see Bernard Cornwell talk on the Saturday, which was exciting as I’m a big fan of his earlier works. He was relaxed, funny and super-confident – almost bombastic – trotting out well-worn anecdotes […]

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