Category Archives: On Writing

The Story Behind The Story

The Story Behind The Story You know how it is, as soon as you throw something away, you need it. For me, it was the twenty years of notes taken from archaeological reports that covered every Eurasian country. But they … Continue reading

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Guest Post on Tony Riches Blog

Don’t you just love it when a fellow writer invites you to write a post for their blog. This is what Historical Fiction writer Tony Riches did when he discovered I was about to launch a new book. And so … Continue reading

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May Day Book Update

And what better day to update you on the new book.   Hare and Adder: Of Granaries, Traders, and Circles of Inspiration is now available as an e-book on pre-order from Amazon. Both e-book and paperback will be available on 10th … Continue reading

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Reviewing the Reviews

Did you watch Amazon Prime’s Rings of Power? No, me neither. But I have seen several reviews on YouTube and…wow! The reviewers’ major criticism concerns what the writers have done with Galadriel. I understand it though their reason is beyond … Continue reading

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A BIG THANK YOU

To all my readers, past, present & future, I’d like to say a big BIG THANK YOU. I send love & good cheer to you and yours at this turning of the year For all my books viewauthor.at/crispinakemp

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Time For An Update

At this turning of the year, I take the opportunity to update you on where I am with my writing. Five books of The Spinner’s Game published 2020 Learning to Fly published 2021 Roots of Rookeri published 2022 And now … Continue reading

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Update: Books Past, Present and Future

Gosh, two updates in one year, what’s going on here. Three things. 1: Once again, I’ve a need of beta readers In Hare and Adder (Book One, Alsaldic Lands Trilogy) Hegrea is denied the granary she’d been promised as a child … Continue reading

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Spring Update 2022

A Regular Pattern Followers on this blog will notice over the past year I’ve settled into a regular pattern.  Marie’s Photo Challenge. Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt. Sunday Picture Post. Tuesday Treats, and Crimson’s Creative Challenge. My personal life has been … Continue reading

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Book Review: Roots of Rookeri by Crispina Kemp — Sammi Loves Books

Crispina Kemp, historical fantasy author of the five book series, The Spinner’s Game, and Learning to Fly, is about to release another fantastic story, this time, Roots of Rookeri, my review for which you can find below.  It’s set for release … Continue reading

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CCC177: My Little Pony

“I spit on the Romans and spit trebly upon that hill-tribe queen, Caradoc-Bear’s own kin, who handed him over to the emperor’s men, saying she ‘feared Roman retribution elsewise’.” “Queen Cartimandua?” “Yeh, her. My little pony.” Neve didn’t understand the … Continue reading

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