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Tips for novelists, from a scriptwriter's toolkit. Episode Two - plots
In episode one I talked about why the best stories are archetypes, and where those archetypes came from. This time I want to talk about types of plot. Some people will argue there are 22 plots. Some will argue there are 36. Some, that there are 7. I am here...
In episode one I talked about why the best stories are archetypes, and where those archetypes came from. This time I want to talk about types of plot. Some people will argue there are 22 plots. Some will argue there are 36. S...
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10 libertine and risqué novels you just have to read
If you are an avid reader, like I am, then you really need to check out these libertine and risqué novels. Strictly speaking, the libertine novel had its origins in France. Its heyday ended with the French Revolution. However, there are many brilliantly wri...
If you are an avid reader, like I am, then you really need to check out these libertine and risqué novels. Strictly speaking, the libertine novel had its origins in France. Its heyday ended with the French Revolution. However...
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18th Century Sex Toys - 6 ways
A number of 18th century sex toys, and similar items, have come to light in recent years. Here's a selection of the most interesting. 1. Polish Dildo unearthed in 18th century toilet Found by an archealogist in Gdansk, Poland, whilst digging out an 18th cen...
A number of 18th century sex toys, and similar items, have come to light in recent years. Here's a selection of the most interesting. 1. Polish Dildo unearthed in 18th century toilet Found by an archealogist in Gdansk, Pol...
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Tips from a Scriptwriters Tool Kit - Episode One. Why learning the principles of scriptwriting is the best way of learning how to craft a novel.
Okay, so you are a novelist, and I can understand completely that you might think this will not apply to you. But wait just a cotton picking moment. I am a novelist, but I started out as a scriptwriter. That being the case, everything I ever learned about s...
Okay, so you are a novelist, and I can understand completely that you might think this will not apply to you. But wait just a cotton picking moment. I am a novelist, but I started out as a scriptwriter. That being the case, e...
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The Blackwall Yard
In The Surety, book two in the Venus Squared series, Kitty is called to attend the Blackwall Yard. Here's the location - just to the East of the Isle of Dogs. The second map gives the yard in close up. The Blackwall Yard was where the East India Company's s...
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Shall I unwed to bed?
 What was it like to be a prostitute in London's Covent Garden? Read more here. http://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.co.uk/2015/03/shall-i-unpaid-to-bed.html
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18th century houses to visit
There's nothing quite like the sights and sounds of the 18th century home to send you straight back in time. Try out these for size. 1. Dennis Severs' House, London Dennis Severs' House describes itself as " breathtaking and an intimate portrait of the live...
There's nothing quite like the sights and sounds of the 18th century home to send you straight back in time. Try out these for size. 1. Dennis Severs' House, London Dennis Severs' House describes itself as "breathtaking a...
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A Very British Murder
The author of The Finish is pleased to have found A Very British Murder on the BBC by the inimitable Lucy Worsley , but so sad that it is no longer available to view. Although I missed it, both the first time round, and as a repeat in March, thankfully dear...
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St. Paul's Covent Garden - the real entrance
In an earlier blog post I showed the before and after of the 'front' of the Church, which is actually the back - although it 'front's the square of Covent Garden. This picture shows the real front, accessed through a gate, between two rows of period houses ...
In an earlier blog post I showed the before and after of the 'front' of the Church, which is actually the back - although it 'front's the square of Covent Garden. This picture shows the real front, accessed through a gate, be...
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In the first picture we are under the Great Piazza arches. Kitty's house in The Finish is the one in the background on the corner. In real life this was occupied by John Bradley's gin shop (which features in The Finish) and above it by Mother Gould's brothe...
In the first picture we are under the Great Piazza arches. Kitty's house in The Finish is the one in the background on the corner. In real life this was occupied by John Bradley's gin shop (which features in The Finish) and a...
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Writing novels about crime, the 18th century and ghosts
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Marlon Brando once read my script
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  • Stratford on Avon Grammar for Girls
    1969 - 1973
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Angela Mumby