I recently read a brilliant short story anthology called ‘1066 Turned Upside Down’ which explored different ways in which the momentous year of 1066 might have turned out differently if something was changed. This made me think that a similar anthology for the Wars of the Roses would also be a great idea. There are… Continue reading ‘The Road Not Travelled’ – New Anthology
On the book front, I am rather excited about GRANT ME THE CARVING OF MY NAME, an upcoming anthology of fiction about Richard III , which should be out right in time to make a fabulous Christmas present. Release date is scheduled for December 2 and all proceeds from sales will go to the Scoliosis… Continue reading GRANT ME THE CARVING OF MY NAME: A NEW RICARDIAN ANTHOLOGY FOR CHRISTMAS!
Murrey-and-Blue by The Legendary Ten Seconds to be released on 1st November 2017 which is the anniversary of when Richard, later Richard III, was created the Duke of Gloucester in 1461. A concept album of songs by The Legendary Ten Seconds about the Wars of the Roses and England in the late fifteenth century. … Continue reading A “The Legendary Ten Seconds” Christmas
It was my privilege to interview Riikka Nikko, one of the youngest and most gifted artists on the Ricardian scene today. Her work, Ricardian and otherwise, can be found in newspapers, magazines, book covers and throughout social media and the internet. In particular, her depictions of King Richard the Third express an emotional charge that is as… Continue reading Snapshots of a King
For over five hundred years, Richard the Third has been the subject of much good and bad art. Perhaps the most famous image is the National Portrait Gallery portrait which hangs in a prominent spot (after years of being shunted into a busy stairwell at the entryway) and has for many years intrigued casual visitors… Continue reading The Art of Frances Quinn