The Author's Log

Clearing the Decks

Clearing the desks, actually! I had to clear the room (and my mind!) to be able to plan what’s coming next. So many piles of paper! Some time back, I estimated my hardcopy printouts for revising and editing (I can’t work on the screen) would … Continue readingClearing the Decks

Novel Bug Hunt

Avast! We be ’bout to set off on a new voyage! An’ we need crew like you! Fancy yerself a savvy reader of tales of olde? Our historical adventure novel is coming soon, and we need a few fine crew to inspect the ship closely … Continue readingNovel Bug Hunt

Nugget-based Learning

In a recent blog post, over on, I make the connection between nugget-based learning and games / game design. But I also highlight how reading (and definitely writing) historical fiction is also a great vehicle for encouraging learning. “What is nugget-based learning? And how … Continue readingNugget-based Learning