Archive for January, 2013

  • Elizabethan names

    Finding the right name for a character is one of the most important stages in writing a book, particularly when it comes to historical fiction when names must feel authentic.  I’m often asked where I found […]

  • Shortlists and signings

    I’m delighted to announce that Time’s Echo has been short-listed by the Romantic Novelists’ Association for one of their coveted RoNA Awards in the Historical Romantic Novel category. Here’s the complete shortlist : Charlotte Betts, The Apothecary’s […]

  • The Memory of Midnight

    So much for my plan to keep this blog updated weekly!  But between Christmas and revisions, something had to give, and this was it.  But the holidays are over, the revisions are done, and I’m […]