Self-published/ indie authors? What do you think of them and what can we do differently?

Question for you all: self-published/ indie authors - do you read them (other than me, obviously!)? I must admit, although I'm one myself and I like to think my books are alright, I DO still feel pleasantly surprised when I read something by another indie and find that it kicks ass and isn't riddled with... Continue Reading →

A Day of Fire – Q&A with Ben Kane

Next Tuesday, November 4th, A Day of Fire - A Novel of Pompeii will be released. It's a collaboration between Ben Kane, Stephanie Dray, E. Knight, Sophie Perinot, Kate Quinn and Vicky Alvear Shecter. I've read an advance copy of it and will post my review here at the weekend. In the meantime, I was lucky enough to... Continue Reading →

A Day of Fire – A Novel of Pompeii by Ben Kane et al

I've been very lucky to get an advance copy of a new book, A Day of Fire - a novel of Pompeii by some of histfic's finest writers, including Ben Kane who's supported me since before Wolf's Head was even published. I wasn't sure how well the book would work, being a collaborative effort with sections written by... Continue Reading →

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