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

Researching Outside the Box – by Jessica Brockmole

I’m delighted to have Jessica Brockmole on the blog today. I’ve connected with Jessica many times on Facebook but it was when I read her novel Letters From Skye, that I really came to appreciate her wonderful writing style and story telling skills. Here’s Jessica talking about some of the…

A Shout Out for Lies Told in Silence

Usually, I’m a modest gal. However, I am so pleased with the reviews Lies Told in Silence received on its virtual blog tour that I wanted to share them. And what better place than A Writer of History? Amy Bruno of Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours organized the tour – a…

WWI Diaries Tell A Poignant Tale

While researching for my novels Unravelled, Lies Told in Silence and my work-in-progress called Time & Regret, I’ve come across many WWI diaries written by soldiers both young and not-so-young, by those in the infantry, the artillery, the signals corps and even the chaplaincy. Some entries are mundane, others full…

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