In Conversation: David Penny
Sep01

In Conversation: David Penny

“I think part of the current love affair with history is down to the world we live in now. Our lives are fast, instant, and you are never out of touch. Transport flies us around the globe in hours, communication is constant, and news stories all come at us faster than we can consume them. Speed and instant gratification have become our holy grail.” David Penny speaks with J.J. Marsh.

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In Conversation: Alison Morton
Jun09

In Conversation: Alison Morton

“My own time in the military was in the 1980s when our main threat was that of the Soviets pouring over the East German frontier.” Alison Morton talks about her historical fiction, and Roma Nova, an imaginary remnant of the Roman Empire where she sets her six novels, in which the women largely hold power.

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Bringing Legend to Life
Jun02

Bringing Legend to Life

Historical fiction writer JD Smith on Tristan and Iseult, and the challenges and rewards of adapting myths and legends for the page;

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