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The Writing of the Garth Trilogy

Lynette Mcdermott, an Australian author, is writing a trilogy based on the surprising story of how her ancestors came to Australia. Welcome, Lynette and thanks for being on A Writer of

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Truth or Dare

A few months ago, I read The Lady of the Tower by Elizabeth St. John, a wonderful story set during the time of James I. Today, Elizabeth weighs the balance of

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A picture – 1000 words

Three weeks in Paris and more than 1,000 photos – a source of marvellous inspiration for the next novel, working title Camille & Mariele. Yesterday I browsed the photos and

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The Ladies Paradise by Emile Zola

Read authors of the time period. Almost every article on writing historical fiction, offers this piece of advice. Emile Zola, one of the great French writers of the nineteenth century, is praised

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Paris – Fuel for a Story

It was a no-brainer to set my next novel in Paris, a city so rich with culture, history, beauty, tradition, and flare. With a rough outline of the plot already written, I

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About the Author

Meet M.K.Tod

Meet M.K.Tod

The historical fiction author behind A Writer of History...


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