Byzantium - City of Stories
The modern city of Istanbul has been known by many names. Constantinople, Miklagard, the New Rome, the Queen of Cities, the Great City,...
Kings, Gods and Battles: Re-Imagining a Legend of the Viking Age
My first novel, A Mighty Dawn was set in the domain of Old Norse myth. The second book in the series, A Sacred Storm, progresses the...
The Poetic Edda: A Study Guide by Noah Tetzner
An Interview with Noah Tetzner, creator of "The History of Vikings" podcast on his new study guide for The Poetic Edda Noah Tetzner is a...
Epic Fails - Practical Research for A Mighty Dawn
When practical research goes wrong... Even epic fails are still useful when it comes to researching an epic historical novel.
From Bikes to Books
How a 10,000 mile bicycle ride home from Hong Kong to Norfolk helped my journey into fiction.