It’s been over a month since I posted here, for which my sincere apologies. After finishing Spartacus: Rebellion, my mind went blank for about ten days. I’ve not done such an intense period of writing (Boxing Day until Feb. 25th, 6 days a week, 10-14 hours a day) since writing The Forgotten Legion. The mental effort was worth it, however, as bar a bit of pruning, my editor gave the thumbs up to the book. It’s basically done now.
Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been busy coming up with the ideas for new books, the proposals for which will shortly be submitted to my publishers, Random House. I can’t say what they’ll be about, other than Rome will be featured! Sorry, but you’ll understand my reasons for keeping quiet until the ink has dried on the contract. I’ve now done about 3/4 of my synopses, and aim to have the lot done in the next week or two. Then it’s on to Hannibal 2: Legionary. (Gordon, if you’re reading this, I didn’t nick your name – I gave the book this title over 3 years ago.)
Happy reading and Easter to you all!
In some great Roman news, the museum at Housesteads on Hadrian’s Wall has been updated, and it looks great. I cannot wait to visit it. Watch a short video about it here.