Christine Hancock

About me

Lifelong reader of Historical Fiction.
Born in Essex, now living in the Midlands
Writing the Byrhtnoth Chronicles about the early life of Byrhtnoth, Ealdorman of Essex. Book one, Bright Sword, published 28th Jan 2018

From my website

Where do you go to, my darlings?

As a writer of fiction, you make things up. That’s not really a surprise, but the fact is that those things become real, at least to the author. To the reader as well, I hope, but what happens if they never reach the reader? You invent a world, and the…

How much longer?

I’m sorry that this post is a bit late. I have been writing, but the more I hurry to get to the end of book three, the longer it gets. I have been trying to finish this first draft. I thought I would finish last week, with plenty of time…

Take a deep breath

If you have been following this blog for a while, you might have noticed that I have been having problems with book two of the Byrhtnoth Chronicles. In the first place I didn’t intend to write a series. Bright Sword emerged from a writing course, it grew and by the…

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