Flash Fiction: The Dreamer’s Door

Here's a little something I've written as part of Chuck Wendig's most recent flash fiction challenge. If you don't already follow his blog you definitely should because it's awesome. 1,561 words (so a little over, my apologies.) Warning! This involves a bit of torture (because that was pretty common in Elizabethan England.) But it's not…Read more Flash Fiction: The Dreamer’s Door

Historical Fiction Tools: Elizabethan Swearing, Cursing and Vocabulary

I'm writing a historical fiction novel at the moment and damn does it take a lot of research. I'm not writing it as Shakespeare might've, because I want my readers to be able to understand it without sitting through a term of English GCSE lessons, but I'm trying to remain as authentic as possible and…Read more Historical Fiction Tools: Elizabethan Swearing, Cursing and Vocabulary