A Note from Tudor Author Dr Wendy Dunn

A note about self publishing from Tudor author Dr. Wendy J. Dunn

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Dear all,

My current Work-in-Progress, Falling Pomegranate Seeds: All Manner of Things, was originally set to be published this year. In light of the current global circumstance, however, I decided to delay its release.

I am delighted to announce that I have officially set a new publication date: January 15th 2021.

I cannot even begin to express how excited I am for this novel to enter the published world. Not only is All Manner of Things the longest novel I have ever written, it concludes my Katherine of Aragon story.

To commemorate this milestone, I have lowered the eBook price of the first book in this series, Falling Pomegranate Seeds: The Duty of Daughters, to 99c until All Manner of Things is released.https://cdn.embedly.com/widgets/media.html?src=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fembed%2FePe_Bkp0-bk%3Ffeature%3Doembed&display_name=YouTube&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DePe_Bkp0-bk&image=https%3A%2F%2Fi.ytimg.com%2Fvi%2FePe_Bkp0-bk%2Fhqdefault.jpg&key=a19fcc184b9711e1b4764040d3dc5c07&type=text%2Fhtml&schema=youtube

I must admit, however, that this joy is not without reservation. After self-publishing my previous novels ( The Light in the LabyrinthFalling Pomegranate Seeds: The Duty of Daughters, and Dear Heart, How Like You This?: The Cost of Love) under my own imprint, I have seen firsthand how involved and expensive the publishing process is. Consequently, I find myself more and more worried that the costs involved in publication might simply prove too much for me.

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To counteract this, I have started a crowd funding campaign on Pozible, in hopes that I can source enough money to publish All Manner of Things.

While I am uncomfortable with the thought of needing to ask others for money, especially given the current circumstances, I know that I need to take every chance I can to further secure my latest novel’s publication.

If you are able to spare a $1 or so to help, that would be absolutely wonderful. Alternatively, if you know of anyone who might be interested, I would be so thankful if you could pass this information on to them.

I understand that times are tough right now, that’s why I am offering donation incentives, such as personalised pre-ordered copies of All Manner of ThingsI am also inviting every pledger to the novel’s launch party, so that I can pass on my personal thanks to each and every supporter of my novel.

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Stay safe and well!

Wendy

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The First Book in my Katherine of Aragon Series,
Falling Pomegranate Seeds: The Duty of Daughters

More about Wendy Dunn & her work as an author:

Author of FALLING POMEGRANATE SEEDS: The Duty of Daughters “…magnificent, riveting reading” ~ Viviane Crystal, Crystal Book Reviews.

THE LIGHT IN THE LABYRINTH
“… thanks to Kate, a new voice has been added to the well-known haunting melody…” — Anna Belfrage for The Review.

and …

DEAR HEART, HOW LIKE YOU THIS?, “Seriously one of the best books ever written about Anne Boleyn.”
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‘FALLING POMEGRANATE SEEDS: All Manner of Things’ coming on January 15th, 2021.

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wendyjdunn@optusnet.com.au

Lecturer and Tutor, Master of Arts (Writing)

Faculty of Higher Education

Swinburne University of Technology

Katherine-Tudor Duchess Now on Audible

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Available from Amazon UK and Amazon US

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Attractive, wealthy and influential, Katherine Willoughby is one of the most unusual ladies of the Tudor court. A favourite of King Henry VIII, Katherine knows all his six wives, his daughters Mary and Elizabeth, and his son Edward, as well as being related by marriage to Lady Jane Grey.

When her father dies, Katherine becomes the ward of Tudor knight, Sir Charles Brandon. Her Spanish mother, Maria de Salinas, is Queen Catherine of Aragon’s lady in waiting, so it is a challenging time for them all when King Henry marries the enigmatic Anne Boleyn.

Following Anne’s dramatic downfall, Katherine marries Charles Brandon, and becomes Duchess of Suffolk at the age of fourteen. After the tragic death of Jane Seymour, and the short reign of young Catherine Howard. Katherine and Brandon are chosen to welcome Anna of Cleves as she arrives in England.

When the royal marriage is annulled, Katherine’s good friend, Catherine Parr becomes the king’s sixth wife, and they work to promote religious reform. Katherine’s young sons are tutored with the future king, Prince Edward, but when Edward dies his Catholic sister Mary is crowned queen. Katherine’s Protestant faith puts her family in great danger – from which there seems no escape.

Katherine’s remarkable true story continues the epic tale of the rise of the Tudors, which began with the best-selling Tudor trilogy and concludes with the reign of Queen Elizabeth I.

Tony Riches

Tony Riches is a full-time UK author of best-selling historical fiction. He lives in Pembrokeshire, West Wales and is a specialist in the history of the Tudors. For more information about Tony’s books please visit his website tonyriches.com and his blog, The Writing Desk and find him on  Facebook and Twitter @tonyriches

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