The BFI National Archive is  to release a miscellany of films from 1914 under the title ‘A Night at the Cinema in 1914.’

To read more about this event or view the trailer, you can visit their releases page:

Catherine Johnson's Sawbones won the Young Quills 12+ best historical fiction award! Congratulations to her.

Eleanor Updale's The Last Minute has won the Southport Book Award.

Very excited to tell you that Daughters of Time is now available on Kindle.

Carol Drinkwater has a piece  in The Bookseller of 6.6.2014, not about histfic but on the subject of being commissioned to write fiction Singles for Amazon Publishing. It should interest any writer who wants to move into the e-market. There is an interview with Carol here.

In recognition of her biography of Polish-born British special agent in the Second World War, Krystyna Skarbek, aka Christine Granville, Minister Radoslaw Sikorski, the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Poland, awarded Clare Mulley their Bene Merito award at a ceremony in the Polish Embassy.

Catherine Johnson's Sawbones was shortlisted for the Rotherham Book Award in the Upper section.

Here is a wonderful link to resources on World War One, provided by the British Library:

Marie-Louise Jensen's novel Smuggler's Kiss was shortlisted for the Romantic Novelists Association award in the YA category. This is the second year in a row for Marie-Louise. Congratulations!

And Kate Lord Brown's The Perfume Garden was also on the adult shortlist in the Epic category.