Wednesday, 13 April 2022
Sunday, 30 August 2020
I am excited to say that I have published my second novel on Amazon and it is available to buy now in Kindle or paperback. The impetus for completion was that I wanted to enter it in the UK Kindle Storyteller contest. The closing date is 31 August 2020 - so just scrapped in!
As you may know, I started writing in November 2019 and the first 50,000 or so words were written during Nanowrimo while I was in Australia. It is hard to keep writing at that pace and inevitably there are changes as the plot develops that require rewrites.
The book is set in 1938 and that means I have been exploring what it was like to live then. This including reading different publications from the period and even etiquette guides for newlyweds.
Here are two photos of some of the research material.
I can highly recommend Boys Cinema it is a gripping read! Lots of information about the stars of the day and stories from the films.
Picture Post and Lilliput were both new around then, they both started just before the WW2. Great photojournalism.
If you would like to buy a copy of the new book it is available at http://author.to/SimonBardwell
Saturday, 2 November 2019
Friday, 30 August 2019
All the reviews are on the UK web site for Amazon. Do have a look they are favourable for the most part! And the typos were corrected!
The book is intended for adult readers.
USA Kindle here:
Australian Kindle here: