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Sociable Saturday: Blog Visiting

Yesterday I spent a very sociable Saturday visiting two of my fellow historical fiction writers’ blogs. I haven’t done that in a while and it was fun. I visited The Review to chat with Diana Milne about my series, The … Continue reading

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The Varangian by Bruce Macbain

Today I’ve invited Bruce Macbain to visit Ascroft, eh? to tell us a little about his historical novel, The Varangian. Welcome Bruce. Let’s get started, shall we? Tell us about your novel. BMB: The Varangian is the final volume of … Continue reading

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Readathon at the Irish Writers Centre

Last week, on International Women’s Day, women and men around the world celebrated the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. For me, it was mostly about celebrating women’s writing and the day turned into a week for me. As … Continue reading

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Women Aloud Fermanagh

Last Wednesday, 8th March, I joined the rest of the women writers in Fermanagh Writers, along with women writers from Omagh and the border counties to celebrate International Women’s Day at Women Aloud Fermanagh. As part of Women Aloud NI‘s … Continue reading

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Social Media and Time Management

  I really enjoy working on my Second World War series, The Yankee Years, and I’m always looking for ways to spend more time writing the stories. So I have had to find ways to get to grips with social … Continue reading

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Olivia Andem’s Ashes of Waterloo

Author Olivia Andem is visiting me today as part of her blog tour for her historical novel, Ashes of Waterloo. Here’s some information she’s given me about the novel: SWEPT INTO THE TURMOIL OF NAPOLEON’S LAST BATTLE: A country girl … Continue reading

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Meet Mike Lord and Sinagiri

I would like to welcome author Mike Lord to Ascroft, eh?, as part of his Vintage Voices blog tour, to tell us a little about his historical novel, Sinagiri. Mike, please tell us a little about the book: “It’s set … Continue reading

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Meet Michele McGrath’s Regency Belles and Beaux

Today I’m featuring Michele McGrath and her Regency boxset, Regency Belles & Beaux, as part of a short blog tour she is on. I’ve asked Michele to tell us a little about the collection: This box set contains my three … Continue reading

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Fran Connor’s Honourable Lies

Today I’m featuring Honourable Lies, an historical romance/thriller, by Fran Connor on Ascroft, eh? About Honourable Lies: The novel is a passionate, thought-provoking tale of love and revenge set in Victorian England. Follow the progress of a poor, orphan girl … Continue reading

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Christmas Is Timeless

Christmas is timeless. No, that’s not a profound statement by me. It was my husband moaning as I removed the clock from the wall in the livingroom and replaced it with a large wreath when I was putting up the … Continue reading

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