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

Three Flavours of Historical Fiction

Having examined historical fiction by writing it, conducting global reader surveys and reading extensively, it is clear that this highly popular genre comes in a multitude of flavours. The obvious flavours concern time period, location and sub-genre such as mystery, saga or romance, but it seems that other, perhaps more subtle,…

The Beauty of New Zealand

Some of you may know that I’m in New Zealand for two weeks with my mother to visit her partner of 13 years who’s health is seriously failing. A mission both poignant and emotional. As you can imagine, there is little time for blogging, however, perhaps a few pictures of this…

Bio-Optic Organized Knowledge device

I recently purchased several books (yes, real books) at a Toronto store called Book City. They provided a book mark as many book stores do and the other night, I noticed the writing on the back side. Very creative. TECHNOLOGICAL BREAKTHROUGH! Introducing the new Bio-Optic Organized Knowledge device – BOOK…

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