Movie Review: ‘The Admiral: Roaring Currents’

Excerpt: The Admiral: Roaring Currents was first brought to my attention by a follower of my Facebook page. I mentioned how well done The Pirates was (I should review this movie, too) and it was strongly...

Why I write historical fiction

Why I write Historical Fiction
Excerpt: “Why do you write historical fiction?” It’s a question I’ve gotten a lot over the years, ever since I took my first fiction writing workshop back at Emerson College. While everyone else in...

Jack Bold knows a thing or two about adventure…

Excerpt: Jack Bold, of Lords of Adventure, knows a thing or two about adventuring. I had the good fortune of running into him and his adventuring partner Roger Awesome while at my book signing hosted by the...

Goffe, Whalley, or the Devil

None can beat him but Goffe, Whalley, or the Devil
Excerpt: Ran into this fun little story on Tumblr recently about a judge who trolled the hell out of a fencing master in Boston in 1660. To show the dexterity of the Judges at fencing, this story is told:...

Recapping the CTRF book signing!

JM Aucoin at CTRF 2015
Excerpt: Yesterday I was at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire for my first book signing. I really had no idea what to expect. No idea how many books to bring or how many I'd sell. It was nice being back at...