Two Centenaries – Women’s Suffrage and the end of The Great War 1918 – 2018

It is pure coincidence that my recent historical fiction release is a tale whose tapestry is woven through both these subjects. My grandfather, Bill, served in The Great War, his service taking him to Egypt and Palestine with his beloved warhorse attached to the Queen’s Own Worcestershire Yeomanry, a ‘PALS’ regiment not considered real soldiers … More Two Centenaries – Women’s Suffrage and the end of The Great War 1918 – 2018

Marketing that works

Originally posted on Author Theresa Jacobs:
The first hardest part of self-publishing is the writing. The second is getting attention.  As Indie’s we work our butts off in marketing our own work. There’s blogs, interviews, social media interactions, groups, videos, and on and on – you know the drill. And of course, we’ll try anything…

Mangles, Old Boilers, and Slaving over a Hot Stove.

I’ve been thinking a lot about my grandparents recently. Mainly because I’ve been researching and writing about the period in which they were young and possibly hopeful and when their lives and dreams were interrupted by The Great War. It’s made me realise the freedoms women have attained since then and what has facilitated those … More Mangles, Old Boilers, and Slaving over a Hot Stove.

No S**T Sherlock

Originally posted on Maxpower's Blog:
Getting older is “a pain in the hoop Bill” as the boys from Après Match might say. If it’s not one thing it’s another.  My latest venture into the world of exploratory medicine was an MRI for my left shoulder early on Wednesday morning. Now if you’ve ever had…