Thunder and Lightning at the Parisot Literary Festival

The Parisot Literary Festival is an extraordinary annual event in Southern France. Over 80 people came this year to the tiny, ancient village of Parisot to listen to three days of inspiring presentations and workshops by French and English writers. Amongst the English presenters: Vanessa Couchman spoke about her novel The House at Zaronza (Crooked Cat) which…

Taking vikings to the Parisot Literary Festival

Talking about the history behind my new novel The Viking Hostage: 10 Oct 2.30pm The English Library, Villefranche-en-Rouergue, France 12 Oct 4.30pm Parisot Literary Festival, France 15 Nov 2.30pm Tenby Library, Wales 1 Apr 2.00pm The Guildhall Library, London and more to come.

Parisot Literary Festival, 10th, 11th & 12th October 2014

The second year of the Parisot Literary Festival in the south of France runs 10th, 11th and 12th October. On Sunday 12 October 4.30-6.00pm I will be talking about my medieval novels Almodis: The Peaceweaver and The Viking Hostage (due to be published on 1st September) which are both substantially set in southern France. The…

Parisot Literary Festival

I will be talking about writing historical fiction at the Parisot Literary Festival in southern France in the autumn. The festival runs 10-12 October 2014. I will discuss researching and writing Almodis: The Peaceweaver (Impress Books, 2011) and Viking Hostage (forthcoming) which are both largely set in southern France (Toulouse and Limoges) and have central characters…