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#HistFicThursdays - Clement: The Templar's Treasure - Craig R. Hipkins - Guest Post

It's #HistFicThursdays again, and this week I'm thrilled to be sharing a guest post from Craig R. Hipkins ,   as part of his  Coffee Pot Book Club  tour. Find out what research drew him into the world of Clement and Dagena, Viking exploration, and linguistic adventures... Blurb Clement & Dagena return for another action packed adventure. From the cold and dreary shores of Greenland to the fabled land of Vinland. The legendary treasure of the Knights Templar awaits. Clement: The Templar's Treasure  is available via this Universal Link Guest Post Clement: The Templar’s Treasure is set in the middle of the 12th century. This was at the height of the age of chivalry when the troubadours sang their poetry and martial tournaments were the rage over all Europe. Although the first book in the Clement series concentrated on historical elements related to the continent, the second and third installments took Clement far away from the kingdoms of Europe. However, chivalry, a commo

Weekly Scribe Curators

 In 2022, Crowvus set up the @WeeklyScribe account on Twitter. Here are the intrepid Twitter explorers who have hosted our account so far. Could you be next..?
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DP Wilson is a Scottish author and broadcaster who has been, at various times in his life, a food bum, a medical consultant, a lecturer and a well-known chef and restaurateur. He has written for many years, primarily for his own psychiatric self-defence. His short stories have been longlisted as well as shortlisted for the Crowvus Scottish Horror Prize, published in the anthology; “Seasonal Spectres,” and are broadcast regularly on radio. He has also been published in the prestigious; The Horror Zine magazine.

He lives on the mystical Isle of Skye with his wife Ann and son Finn. Send wine.


Historical fiction author focused on bringing the medieval past to life.


A writer since he was eight years old, when he asked for a typewriter for Christmas, Keith has published two novels so far with many more to come. When he's not writing about airships and talking cats Keith can be found either up a mountain or trying to get his foot behind his head. He hasn't managed it yet but he'll get there one day.


Author of #ya #historicalfiction - OUT OF THE SMOKE published by Wakeman Trust - Member of @SCBWI_BI - Available for school visits - #literacy workshops


Solicitor in the north of Scotland. Writer. All tweets in my capacity as an individual.


Freelance Proofreader.πŸ”✍


An idle singer of an empty day.

[And published in the first issue of Hooded!]


Clanky sweary Ironside and Restoration romancer with @SapereBooks, #BritishCivilWars historian, proud cat mum. Happy endings optional.


Chris Thorndycroft developed a fascination with medieval history after seeing Errol Flynn’s swashbuckling antics in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) at the age of six. His obsession later found an outlet in creative writing and he has now written nine historical novels including the Hengest and Horsa Trilogy and the Arthur of the Cymry Trilogy which are set in 5th century Arthurian Britain as well as Lords of the Greenwood and Rotherwood: A Prequel to Ivanhoe, both of which look at the origins of Robin Hood.

Born in Portsmouth, England, Chris has lived in the Netherlands and Wales before settling in Norway with his wife, two kids and a couple of cats.


Hot chocolate expert/ scalding bath taker/ nature nosier 🐢🐳🐲


Superheroes. Werewolves. Brave kids. Post-apocalyptic worlds. If you're reading a story by G.A. Bassier, chances are you'll find at least one of these elements. An eclectic author who delights in crafting great reads across all genres, G.A. Bassier's work has appeared in everything from horror magazines to Chicken Soup for the Soul books. Her debut novel, Even Heroes, can be found on Amazon. Some of her fondest childhood memories are of falling in love with the rabbits of Watership Down, getting the heck scared out of her by the Scary Stories books, and imagining she had telekinetic powers like Roald Dahl's Matilda. As a writer, G.A. Bassier hopes to ignite that same spark of imagination in readers of all ages. She never knows where the next literary adventure will take her, but she hopes you'll come along for the ride.


Virginia grew up in Orkney, using the breath-taking scenery to fuel her imagination and the writing fire within her. Her favourite genres to write are fantasy and historical fiction, sometimes mixing the two together. She enjoys swashbuckling stories such as the Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas and is still waiting for a screen adaption that lives up to the book!

When she's not writing, Virginia is usually to be found teaching music. She believes wholeheartedly in the power of music, especially as a tool of inspiration.

She now lives in the far flung corner of Scotland, soaking in inspiration from the rugged cliffs and miles of sandy beaches.

She loves cheese, music and films, but hates mushrooms. 


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