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

HNS Denver Conference – what a blast!

From June 25th to June 29th, I was in Denver at the Historical Novel Society conference. Over 440 attendees at this wonderful event aimed at exploring a wide range of topics connected to historical fiction. A chance to meet and greet virtual friends, an opportunity to learn from well-known authors…

The Beauty of Serendipity in Writing & Publishing

One of my favourite words is serendipity. Not only do I love the way it rolls off my tongue, but I also love what it means. Carol Bodensteiner, author of Go Away Home is on the blog today talking about serendipity. She is a wonderful author. I’m sure you will enjoy…

Historical Fiction Without the Famous

I had the pleasure of being included on a panel at the HNS Denver conference that took place from June 26 to 28, 2015. The panel topic was Recreating the Past: Historical Fiction Without the Famous. My co-presenters were Jenny Quinlan of Historical Editorial and Let The Read Books and…

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