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How to avoid ruin with Anglo Saxons runes

This is post 1 of 1 in the series “Anglo Saxon runes” You know how it is, you want to…

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The role of the Confederacy in World War 2

This epitaph, ‘for your tomorrow we gave our today,’ was published on a Confederate page relating to the American civil…

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The South as an English country estate

In my latest novel ‘Rebel Liar,’ which is set in the American Civil War, one of the characters describes the…

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A long and winding gently curving way of writing description

‘Long winding’ staircase or ‘gently curving’ staircase or both? Or don’t bother to describe it? As in: ‘The two doctors…

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Historical accuracy versus common sense

Sometimes you have to use your commonsense instead of being super duper historically accurate, as this article in my ‘writing…

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Diagnosis: over-dependent on Wiki

I recently realised that I’ve been entirely relying on ‘Wiki’ aka Wikipedia for my research into historical facts instead of…

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Could this solution to the problem of ‘writer’s block’ work for you?

Here’s a possible solution to the problem of ‘Writer’s block,’ which occurs when writers can’t think what to write next….