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About alexmarchantblog

A Ricardian since a teenager, and following stints as an archaeologist and in publishing, Alex now lives and works in King Richard’s own country, not far from his beloved York and Middleham

Interview my Character: Eleanor Elder

Originally posted on History… the interesting bits!:
Today it is my stop on the Historical Writers’ Character Blog Hop, where we interview historical characters, both real and fictional. Watch out for Nicholaa de la Haye coming later in the tour!…

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#HistoricalFiction Writers ‘Interview My Character’ Blog Hop – now underway!

The first two interviews on this exciting blog hop have now been posted. Read about both Angle-Saxon warrior Byrhtnoth and fifteenth-century lady Eleanor Elder in their own words at: https://jenblackauthor.blogspot.com/2019/06/come-and-meet-byrhtnoth.html and https://historytheinterestingbits.com/2019/06/08/5261/ Why not let them introduce you to what may … Continue reading

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Interview with SchoolsHistory.org.uk: #HistoricalFiction, research, classroom visits

Dan Moorhouse of the Schools History website and Facebook page was kind enough to interview me about my books and working with schools for English and history lessons. It begins: Alex Marchant writes historical fiction set against the background of … Continue reading

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#HistoricalFiction Character Blog Hop! Starts 3 June

Do you enjoy historical fiction? Not sure where to find your next favourite author – or character? For something a little different, why not follow the upcoming Historical Writers Forum ‘Character Blog Hop’! Along with sixteen other historical fiction authors, … Continue reading

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#UKIndieLitFest takeover – this Sunday 7pm by attending author Alex Marchant

It’s now only two days to go till my take-over of the UK Indie Lit Fest social group on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ukindielitfest/ Come along at 7 pm BST on Sunday 26th for an hour of chat and giveaways about King Richard … Continue reading

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#UKIndieLitFest take-over, Sunday 26 May at 7pm – be there! #giveaways #HistoricalFiction

Now that all the submissions for ‘Right Trusty and Well Beloved…’ are safely gathered in (bar one or two possibly…I’m not so strict that I can’t extend the deadline a little  ), my thoughts are turning to my next event (mainly … Continue reading

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12 hours to go… Final call for submissions to ‘Right Trusty and Well Beloved….’ #RichardIII #anthology

There’s little less than 12 hours to go until the deadline for submissions to ‘Right Trusty and Well Beloved…’, the new anthology of short fiction and poetry inspired by King Richard III to be sold in support of Scoliosis Association … Continue reading

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