Author Archives: Cindy Tomamichel

About Cindy Tomamichel

I am a multi genre author of action adventure romance. Escape the everyday. My novel, Druid's Portal with Soul Mate Publishing is the first in a time travel romance series. Set in Roman Britain, it has plenty of action, adventure and romance to set your heart racing. my website blog focuses on world building for scifi, fantasy and historical fiction writers.

Historical research

I am in that lovely zone between just having launched a book, and doing a bit of marketing before I start writing the next one. Already new scenes are stealing my attention! I am in the middle of my Druid’s … Continue reading

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Hadrian’s Wall to Stonehenge

I am excited to announce that I have a new book out on preorder. Druid’s Portal: The Second Journey explores the next generation that become guardians of the time travelling Arwen pendant. In the first book we meet Janet, modern … Continue reading

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Clothes maketh the character

They do say clothes maketh the man – the codpiece was probably invented with this in mind. But do they also make a character? What can clothes do to make a character or even a book, memorable? Romance was once … Continue reading

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Planning to write – or writing to plan?

A new year is always a time of reflection, with the chance to review the year past, and plan how to make the new year better. But new year resolutions often fade into an embarrassed silence by February, and another … Continue reading

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Celebrations

We are well into the horrors of Christmas shopping, cooking and work parties. Feeling Grinchy yet? If you are the main organiser you probably want to take a flamethrower to the next loudspeaker tinkling out carols. But it is not … Continue reading

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Chekhov’s housework

I was doing some mundane laundry – where I often get some great ideas – and it occurred to me that the doing of housework is a great way to reveal character. Not the singing and dancing while mopping Disney … Continue reading

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Beta Readers

Once you get into writing novels, the term ‘Beta Readers’ is often bandied about. Touted as a magical way to improve your writing –  a beta reader fairy will read your unpublished manuscript and tell you exactly what is stopping … Continue reading

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