Monthly Archives: February 2016

Nobel laureates

Marie Curie, Physics 1903 Selma Lagerlöf, Literature 1909 Sigrid Undset, 1928 Gabriela Mistral, 1945 Nadine Gordimer,1991 Toni Morrison, 1993 Wisława Szymborska, 1996 Elfriede Jelinek, 2004 Doris Lessing, 2007 Herta Müller, 2009 Alice Munro, 2013 Svetlana Alexivich, 2015 Advertisements

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WW I

Was centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. More than 70 million military personnel, including 60 million Europeans, were mobilised in one of the largest wars in history.Over 9 million combatants and 7 million civilians died … Continue reading

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1783 or 1790

I’m pretty sure where to begin my fiction about setting and timeperiod. What I still don’t know for certain is where it should end-with the end of the American Revolution or in 1790.

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Sons and Daughters of Liberty

Sons of Liberty Samuel Adams Joseph Allicox Benedict Arnold Timothy Bigelow John Crane Benjamin Edges Christopher Gadsden John Hancock Patrick Henry Jonathan Lamb Alexander McDougall James Otis Charles Willson Peale Paul Revere Benjamin Rush Isaac Sears Haym Solomon James Swan … Continue reading

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Royal and nobels

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When death came to Pemberley

source I’ve always admired P.D James and I have absolutely loved anything by Austen. So I was greatly disappointed when I finally sat down to read the sequel by P.D James. There was a major inconsistancy in the timeline – … Continue reading

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Novel Structure

Stasis Trigger The Quest Surprise Critical Choice Climax Reversal Resolution

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English Classics

English classics… English literature Shakespeare plays and poems

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Amateur or Professional

What’s the difference between an amateur writer and professional author?

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British or American history

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