Mary Tod

About me

I write historical fiction focused on WWI and WWII. In addition to writing and research, I enjoy exploring how the changing world of publishing is affecting writers, agents, publishers and others. HNS offers a wonderful change to connect and participate with like-minded individuals.

From my website

Reader Interview – from the US west coast

Woman Reading – Pierre-Auguste Renoir It’s been awhile since I posted any reader interviews and . . . here’s a reader from the west coast of North America sharing her thoughts about historical fiction. She’s a voracious reader as you will see. Tell us a little about yourself.  I am 62, live in…

Unexpected Treasure Part II

Further treasures unearthed in my mother’s home. This is my grandfather’s regiment gathered for a commemorative photo of their time as part of the occupying force in Germany after World War One – notice the date and location, Bonn 1919. Somewhere in those rows of men with faces too small…

Unexpected Treasures

I’m becoming a firm believer in the adage that you never know what each day will bring – today was no exception. Since my mother is moving to a retirement residence, we are working to get her home ready for sale by decluttering drawers, closets and cupboards. Some of you will…

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