Updates

On Western Civilisation

Tuesday, 23 October 2018

One of the themes in Blood on the Stone is the new epistemology, emerging and spreading in the early modern period, based on scientific methods. First when seeking to understand the natural world, and then in other spheres including both law enforcement and political systems, authority was increasingly sought by rigorous observation to gather data, which was then processed by reason - rather than…

Nearly there!

Friday, 7 September 2018

Huge thanks to all my supporters so far. Blood on the Stone is now over 90% funded! So just needs one final push to make 100%.

Please do continue to spread the word... any pledges above the 100% will go straight into promoting the book. That's the next big job!

Hugs,

Jake

Why I've written an historical novel: article for TRANSCEND Media Service

Tuesday, 28 August 2018

In this article, I explain that I have turned to writing novels because we may now be in a time when it is easier to reach people, and to activate humanitarian concerns, with fiction than with factual reporting - although of course we still need the best journalism we can possibly get.

https://www.transcend.org/tms/2018/08/why-ive-written-an-historical-novel/ 

Halfway in two weeks! Spread the word...

Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Wow! Blood on the Stone has been crowdfunding for two weeks, and is already halfway to the target. Thanks to everyone who's contributed so far! Please do spread the word to friends who you think might like a good read.

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Publication date: Spring 2019
104% funded
154 backers