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Greetings from Brigantia!

Post by 499BC » Sun October 27th, 2013, 4:56 am

Hello everyone.
I'm lucky enough to live in Wharfedale (really was part of Brigantia) and the landscape here inspired me to write. I'm on the 2nd of a 4-part series: Year of the Celt set in Brigantia around 500BC.
Fascinated by the Celts and pre-Roman Britain in general.
There's a website for the books but I'm not sure i'm allowed to post it yet?

Looking forward to meeting you.

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Post by boswellbaxter » Sun October 27th, 2013, 5:52 am

[quote=""499BC""]Hello everyone.
I'm lucky enough to live in Wharfedale (really was part of Brigantia) and the landscape here inspired me to write. I'm on the 2nd of a 4-part series: Year of the Celt set in Brigantia around 500BC.
Fascinated by the Celts and pre-Roman Britain in general.
There's a website for the books but I'm not sure i'm allowed to post it yet?

Looking forward to meeting you.[/quote]

Welcome! Feel free to post the website in your introduction here.
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Post by 499BC » Sun October 27th, 2013, 6:33 am

Thanks boswellbaxter.

Here's the site: Year Of the Celt

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Post by sweetpotatoboy » Sun October 27th, 2013, 11:32 am

Hello and welcome!

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Post by Lisa » Sun October 27th, 2013, 4:44 pm

Hi! Welcome to the forum!

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Post by annis » Sat November 2nd, 2013, 6:00 pm

Hi Rob and welcome. Do you intend to write a quartet of novels based around the seasonal Celtic festivals?

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Post by 499BC » Sat November 2nd, 2013, 6:48 pm

[quote=""annis""]Hi Rob and welcome. Do you intend to write a quartet of novels based around the seasonal Celtic festivals?[/quote]

Thats the plan. The first is done and I'm now on the 2nd. The first (Year of the Celt: Imbolc) begins days after Samhain and ends on the night of Imbolc.
The 2nd (Year of the Celt: Beltane) follows on until the Beltane festival. I guess you can work out the last two.
The story is a year in the life of a tiny settlement in Wharfedale struggling through a mini ice age and refugees seeking help as they flee the encroaching ice. Its a mix of drama, romance and adventure with a message for the future.

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Post by Madeleine » Sun November 3rd, 2013, 12:23 pm

Welcome to the forum, and good luck with the books.
Currently reading: "Pine" by Francine Toon

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Post by Carla » Sun November 3rd, 2013, 5:01 pm

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Post by Misfit » Sun November 3rd, 2013, 5:21 pm

Welcome aboard.
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