Tag Archives: Historical novel

Give me a feather and I’ll fly

A new anthology soon to be published
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Where do inspirations for books come from?

It is several years since the publication of my debut novel Lighter Than Air, but I am still asked about my motivation in writing a story about giant airships. The writing began back in the year 2000, culminating in its … Continue reading

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Back to school – but such fun!

University-of-Kent-central-campus-Canterbury-tripadvisor-co-uk.jpg I have just had the pleasure of attending a 2 day Summer School at the University of Kent on the main campus at Canterbury. My chosen topic, naturally enough, was Creative Writing. This was a wonderful opportunity for anyone – any age … Continue reading

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The Treasure of Fathers (and Mothers)

My Father died in 1989 and my most vivid memory of him is from the 1950s. He had  just completed 22 years service in the Royal Marines and he spent some of his new found leisure time writing a crime novel. No … Continue reading

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I’ve said this before but …….

It’s worth my repeating this blog post as I’ve now sussed how to add a picture. Doh!  I’m furthest right front. Lighter Than Air First Posted on October 1, 2013 by spmedway I experienced Lighter Than Air flight for the … Continue reading

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Spirit of the Jaguar

This book has been a long time in the making. I have, over the last few months, redrafted my plot with what I hope, is a story with huge appeal to lovers of time-shift fiction. My two historical settings and their characters are now woven together, … Continue reading

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Authors – can you ever over edit?

‘The Spirit of the Jaguar’ is my current work in progress. This is an historical novel which began life as the dream sequences in a time slip story set primarily in the 1930’s. However, the character in the dreams demanded … Continue reading

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