Author: Paul Gresham

14
Apr
2021
Posted in Writing articles

Anglo Saxon Exceptionalism

We sometimes hear about ‘American Exceptionalism,’ but what about ‘Anglo Saxon Exceptionalism?’

30
Jan
2021
Posted in Stories

Anglo Saxon horror story prequel

They would either defeat the people of this hostile land or they would die in the attempt.

19
Jan
2021
Posted in Stories

In love with a plague doctor part 4

As the coach rattles and bumps along the rutted road towards the emergency case my body is…

16
Oct
2020
Posted in Writing articles

How to use an ancient language in a novel part 2

This is part two of a series called ‘How to use an ancient language in a novel.’…

02
Oct
2020
Posted in Writing articles

How to use an ancient language in a novel

How to use an ancient language when writing a novel in modern English.

28
Jul
2020
Posted in Stories

A free spy

In my novel ‘Rebel Liar,’ a novel of British spying during the American civil war, one of…

14
Jul
2020
Posted in Stories

In love with a plague doctor part 3

My eager lips move towards the plague doctor’s beak and for a moment I hope that I…

26
Apr
2020
Posted in Writing articles

How to avoid writing about a ‘banned’ topic

Here’s one way of ethically avoiding mentioning the corona virus if you’re writing a novel. ‘Ethically’ means…

30
Mar
2020
Posted in Writing articles

When it isn’t okay to say okay

Writing Plague Doctor Three (and Plague Doctor Two) created a few problems. Linguistic and cultural problems. Rylee,…

16
Feb
2020
Posted in Stories

In love with a plague doctor part 2

I look across the desk at the plague doctor in his study and he gazes back at…