This year has definitely been a year of ‘firsts’ for me.
In three weeks time it will be a year since my first novel, The Order of the White Boar, was published, and it’s difficult to believe that the year has gone so quickly. My first sequel of course came out in May this year. And I’ve attended my first medieval festivals to sell the books, undertaken my first public talks and readings, my first video-recorded/podcast question & answer session, my first online Q&A for a reading group, my first school visits with my books.
This coming weekend, Saturday 15th September, will be my first library visit as a solo author. I’m delighted to be suporting a local community library, at Denholme in West Yorkshire, where I’ll be doing a short talk about King Richard, a reading or two, and a Q&A – and running a colouring competition for any children who come along (or indeed adults, if they wish! After all, who could resist the chance to colour in pictures of good King Richard, his lady wife, Queen Anne, or any of the other characters in my books? As usual at my events, pictures are courtesy the fabulous ‘The Wars of the Roses Colouring Book’ by Debra Bayani and Dmitry Yakhovsky: https://www.facebook.com/events/2261870310509060/?notif_t=aymt_upsell_tip¬if_id=1536411889320007)
If you are in the area, please do call in and say hello.