Jo Blackwell Writer & Photographer Northampton

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Moral Dilemmas in “Faction”

Moral Dilemmas

I have been wrestling lately with the morality of using real events, involving real people in Fiction. My novel, as yet unnamed, is based on a true story. I know it is true because I have researched it and because my grandfather was a part of it. The latter fact provoked a phone call from […]

During the war…

War/Survival Fiction

My quest to ‘find’ my grandfather (see “Searching for Jack”) has lead me into a rabbit hole of research. I am only just coming up for air, having immersed myself in the history of the war in the Far East, specifically the aftermath of the Fall of Singapore, one of the most shameful military disasters […]