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

Author Patricia O’Reilly – Eileen Gray and the Destiny Screen

Patricia O’Reilly and I met at the London Historical Novel Society Conference and had a delightful time getting to know one another over dinner. Patricia has several books to her credit and offers writing courses as well as professional editing services. Here she is discussing some of the background for her latest…

Writer’s Shelfie

Derek Birks author of Feud, A Traitor’s Fate and Kingdom of Rebels tagged me to create a ‘writer’s shelfie’ with books that are important to my writing. I chose ten which seemed like a reasonable number, although I could have selected a lot more. Letters of Agar Adamson – nothing beats…

WWI at the Imperial War Museum

Obsessed as I am with WWI, the best way to end a recent trip to London for the Historical Novel Society Conference was a visit to the Imperial War Museum’s WWI exhibit. With the centennial on, we should have known it would be crowded. Organized as a grand winding path,…

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