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*It’s Never Too Late

Myrrha Stanford-Smith, an 82 year old writer, is seeing her first novel published. Not only that…it’s a three book deal!

The Brighton-born writer secured herself a deal with publisher Honno, for a trilogy based around her swashbuckling Elizabethan hero Nick Talbot.

The adventure reignites, in fictional form, the rivalry between William Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe.

Ms Stanford-Smith said of the deal: ”I was gobsmacked. I had to put the phone down and ring them back as I was so taken aback by the whole thing.

Full story here.



Lilian is the author of Web of Angels, a novel about a mom with DID (multiple personalities). She's also the author of the historical novels, The River Midnight and The Singing Fire, about secrets, friendship and motherhood in 19th century Poland and London.

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