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 survey 2015 – a sneak peek

Deep in survey numbers at the moment so I thought I would share a few early charts to whet your appetites. The full report will be available soon. The question below prompted my first survey in 2012. Why do you read historical fiction? 0 = not important, 5 = most important THOSE WHO READ…

Reader suggestions for the next survey

On the verge of closing the 2015 survey I’m sharing suggestions from readers on how to strengthen the next survey. Perhaps I need my head examined? I wasn’t sure if I could respond with my favorite authors for historical fantasy (for example, basically anything about King Arthur or Terry Pratchett’s “Nation,”…

Would you read further?

I’m doing final edits for Time & Regret and thought I would share Chapter 1 with you. If you have a few moments, I would love some feedback. does it interest you enough to read further? does anything strike you as out of place? poor use of language? does it read…

Share this member