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And While I Wait – Beta Readers: Give It Your Best Shot

Much has happened in the few months since my last update. The first draft of ‘An Act of God’ was completed in early March and I swore I’d leave it… Read more

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An Act of God – Going well, but have to keep the pressure on.

Last time I wrote here I’d said it was head down and full steam ahead, and it was for the most part. I’ve made some pleasing progress on ‘An Act… Read more

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Stagnant… but reading, learning, and writing once again!

It’s been a difficult few months but not because of anything that might resemble the dreaded ‘writer’s block’. I don’t believe there is such a thing anyway because if one can write… Read more

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I’m Back…

Hi all, sorry I’ve been away for so long, in fact its been February since I last wrote which, quite frankly, is disgraceful behaviour for a writer. Unfortunately, or fortunately… Read more

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A Christmas Truce in the Trenches – December 1914

I know it’s a little late (although it doesn’t feel like it out there at the moment), but I thought I’d share with you a little piece about what happened at… Read more

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Interview with JJ Toner: Acclaimed Historical Fiction Writer

I met JJ a couple of months ago through a social media/marketing outlet called “Books Go Social” (can be found here – http://booksgosocial.wordpress.com/ ) and immediately struck up a writing relationship that enabled… Read more

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Stalingrad – The Death of the Wehrmacht’s 6th Army

On 12 September 1942 German troops were within four kilometres from the centre of Stalingrad – a big city, industrial centre and an important communication node on the Volga, in… Read more

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The Manhattan Project

The Manhattan Project was a research and development project that produced the first atomic bombs during World War II. It was led by the United States with the support of… Read more

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Brains Beats Brawn – Bletchley Park in Action

The work done at Bletchley Park was highly secret. Much of what was done at Bletchley Park during World War 2 remained secret for several decades after the war ended and it was… Read more

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The Sword of Stalingrad

In honour of the defenders of Stalingrad, King George VI of the United Kingdom commissioned a ceremonial longsword to be presented to the Soviet Union. Thirty six inches long, with… Read more

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