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Have book, will read

It’s been a while since I’ve participated in a book promotion and decided to give it a whirl. And yes, it’s unusual for me to post a blog so soon, but come along for ride anyway. The promotion has over one hundred authors involved, and you are in for a treat… the books are all…

The joys of reading

I grew up in a small country town and we didn’t have a lot of money, so I used to borrow books from our very tiny public library. I started my reading journey with Enid Blyton books, The Famous Five and The Secret Seven, then I moved onto Nancy Drew and The Hardy Boys. Rather…

2019 | Off to a good start

Happy New Year, good people! I hope you had a great time celebrating and saying goodbye to 2018 and welcoming 2019. What I am about to share with you is not what I planned to write about, but as they say you go with the flow. ancient greeceAncient HistoryGreek MythologyHistorical FantasyHistorical FictionIndie authorsindie publishingIndie WritersreadingReviews

Merry Christmas

Wow, this year flown by! I am not sure what or how that happened, but here we are at the end of another year. If you still need to buy a gift or even for yourself, a book is always a nice present to buy for family and friends, especially if you’re not sure what…

An interview with Jacqui Murray and me!

Today, I have the great pleasure to introduce you to Jacqui Murray, author of the popular book Building a midshipman and her Rowe-Delamagente thriller series. She has recently published a spin-off series about Lucy, a homo sapien, and her plight to survive the harsh conditions of a pre-historic world. I have read Jacqui’s books and…

Survey results and winners

Results from Tradition vs Indie survey. Thank you to everyone who participated in the survey. It was a fun to see the results and the answers. I daresay a few of you will be surprised by a few of the answers. I was heartened by the responses and I hope some of you may go…

A survey and a chance to win an eBook

Today, I’d like your input into what books you read. I have created a survey to learn more about reading interests, in particular whether you read independent authors or traditional authors or both. It will take no more than two minutes to complete. genresIndependent Authorsreadersreadingself publishersself publishingsurveytraditional publishing

Writing Update

It has been a while since I’ve written one of these, and it’s been two years since the publication of Search for the Golden Serpent. This is the reason why I started a blog, to showcase my writing, share my passion for ancient history and to support fellow indie writers. So today, I am going…

What did the Phoenicians eat?

Origins The Phoenicians lived in northern ancient Canaan, where Lebanon is today. They were considered to be Canaanites, yet recent DNA evidence of Modern Lebanese, a study conducted by the National Geographic,  suggest they came from an ancient Mediterranean sub-stratum. What does this mean? The results showed their bloodline are of mixed origin and were…