Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, the last true Prince of Wales, was killed on December 11, 1282 near Builth, Powys. This provides the first turning point in my book Spirit Sight. As a novelist, it seemed simple enough to write — until I discovered several different versions of Llywelyn’s death. Llywelyn was the only Welsh ruler to be recognized by the English crown as … Continue reading December 11, 1282: Who killed Llywelyn, the last Prince of Wales?
I recently had an opportunity to read my books and talk about being a children's book author to a group of school childen. I also enjoy giving workshops or speaking on panels with other authors and publishers, especially when we share our very different paths to published writing. Here are my five best tips: 1. … Continue reading Five Tips to Become a Children’s Writer