Wendy's Writing World

Author of Anne Boleyn and Katherine of Aragon novels: https://t.co/tK5tYuC24L Educator. Feminist.

Author of Anne Boleyn and Katherine of Aragon novels: https://t.co/tK5tYuC24L Educator. Feminist.

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Wendy's Writing World





Wendy's Writing World - Issue #29

I’m certain it’s still early enough to wish you a happy New Year!I hope you've had a wonderful start to 2022 — and are staying safe and well. Yes, I am trying to stay positive and keep everything crossed COVID does not knock on our door. But kind of challengi…


Wendy's Writing World - Issue #28

All Manner of Things now has gained TWO silver medals—a Readers’ Favorite Silver for Fiction about a Historical Personage and now the Coffee Pot Silver Medal Book of the Year for Historical Fiction set in The Tudors, The Stuarts, and The Commonwealth of Engla…


Wendy's Writing World - Issue #27

I'm excited to be one of the team that help produce the monthly mag for Historical Times. This month, the mag's focus is on the Regency Period, and it's brilliant.The mag is exclusive to members of the Historical Times, and membership is FREE!


Wendy's Writing World - Issue #26

Back in April, I submitted All Manner of Things into a few awards. To my immense delight, my new Tudor novel has done well in most of them. It is currently in the long list for this year’s Chaucer’s Award, received a five star award from HFC Editorial Review,…


Wendy's Writing World - Issue #25

All Manner of Things (e-book), is currently on sale at amazon for ONLY $2.99 (US). If Tudor history is your passion – or even if it’s not – this is a book to enjoy again and again. Five Stars from The Historical Fiction Company, “Highly Recommended” Award.


Wendy's Writing World - Issue #24

We’re still in lockdown in Melbourne.A lockdown not likely to end until the end of October.It is a sad time for most Melburnians. I had remained hopeful we could get on top of this latest COVID outbreak. I now hope we will soon have enough people vaccinated f…


Wendy's Writing World - Issue #23

Very excited about this!I’m a founding member of Historical Times and we are publishing our first ever Tudor mag on September 1st.Our first mag on Ancient Rome was brilliant (sample here), but the Tudor mag—wow, that includes an amazing article by Margaret Ge…


Wendy's Writing World - Issue #22

Press Release! Another 5 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟review for All Manner of Things!For immediate release:Author’s new book receives a warm literary welcome.Readers’ Favorite announces the review of the Fiction – Historical – Personage book “Falling Pomegranate Seeds: All Manner o…


Wendy's Writing World - Issue #21

Writing for publication is not an easy road to walk.In the close to nineteen years since the release of my first novel to now, there have been so many setbacks. There have also been terrible, dark days when I questioned why I continue walking this road. But t…


Wendy's Writing World - Issue #20

I'm seeking distraction from the present COVID situation in Australia by writing this newsletter. Melbourne is back in lockdown - actually, the whole state of Victoria. We hoped this hard lockdown would be over by Tuesday, but we’re now in a longer lockdown. …


Wendy's Writing World - Issue #19

Three weeks ago, I was in Sydney. Early in the morning, I had left Varuna, the Writers’ house, after three productive weeks of moving forward with my writing projects. I journeyed for over two hours from the Blue Mountains and then grabbed a taxi to the Sydne…


Wendy's Writing World - Issue #18

I’m at Varuna, the Writers’s House. It’s a wonderful, magical place in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales, a place where very lucky Australian writers go to dedicate a week or two or three to their writing projects. I somehow ended up here for three weeks.…


Wendy's Writing World - Issue #17

Pinch me please. Falling Pomegranate Seeds: The Duty of Daughters is a finalist in in the International Chaucer award for Historical fiction. I’m so proud to know that the first part of my Katherine of Aragon story has reached this stage in the competition. L…


Wendy's Writing World - Issue #16

Some reading treats I hope you will enjoy!Sometime late in 2020 I signed up as a Coffee Pot Book Club host, thinking I could use my blog of my website as a way to support other historical fiction authors.It has turned out to be a great decision. It makes it …


Wendy's Writing World - Issue #15

Thanks to the generous Tony Riches, I will be giving away one copy of Tony's latest novel (e-book) to one of my subscribers or followers. Interested? Please email poesyquillpublishing@gmail.com your name and I will use an online random name picker to draw out…


Wendy's Writing World - Issue #14

Absolutely thrilled that The Duty of Daughters is a semi-finalist. I find out on April 21st if the first part of my Katherine of Aragon story goes forward in this prestigious competition.


Wendy's Writing World - Issue #13

CELEBRATING WOMEN WRITING HISTORY.Showcasing two authors for my last newsletter for March. Meet Sharon Bennett Connolly and Laura Rahme.


Wendy's Writing World - Issue #12

Thank you, Nat, for agreeing this answer these questions. Can you tell us a little about yourself? Hello everyone! Thanks for inviting me to take part, Wendy. I live with my hubby and two children in a leafy suburb of southern Sydney and I’m the wearer of man…


Wendy's Writing World - Issue #11

Claire Ridgway is the author of the best-selling books On This Day in Tudor History(October 2012), The Anne Boleyn Collection (Feb 2012), The Fall of Anne Boleyn: A Countdown (April 2012), The Anne Boleyn Collection II (September 2013) George Boleyn: Tudor Po…


Wendy's Writing World - Issue #10

CELEBRATING WOMEN WRITING HISTORY.Now swinging my focus to nonfiction authors. Meet Kristie Dean...Kristie Dean has an MA in History and now enjoys teaching the subject, following a successful career in public relations. Her particular historic interest is th…