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

Somewhere in France – 16th January 1916

Henry Tod has a “pretty rotten time” in the trenches according to his next letter home to his parents. I have your letters of 24th December and note all your news with interest. I am glad to see you are both keeping fit and that mother has recovered from her…

Babe Ruth’s Movie Came First – by David O. Stewart

David O. Stewart is President of the Washington Independent Review of Books – a nonprofit website dedicated to book reviews and writing about the world of books. I’ve had the privilege of writing articles and reviews for WIROBooks and I’m delighted to have David on the blog with a post on…

Do you believe in serendipity?

I’ve always loved the word serendipity – in my estimation, one of those words that sounds like its meaning. And here’s the circumstance. I’m writing a new novel. Now that isn’t surprising to any of you, is it? However, this novel is contemporary fiction rather than historical and I’ve been…

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