Elizabeth Chadwick

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Best selling historical novelist Elizabeth Chadwick won a Betty Trask Award for her first novel The Wild Hunt. She has been shortlisted for the UK's mainstream Best Romantic Novel of the Year Award 4 times and longlisted twice. Her novel The Scarlet Lion about the great William Marshal and his wife Isabelle de Clare, has been selected by Richard Lee, founder of the Historical Novel Society as one of the landmark historical novels of the last ten years.
When not at her desk, she can be found taking long walks with the dog, baking cakes, reading books (of course!) exploring ruins, listening to various brands of rock and metal music, and occasionally slaving over a steaming cauldron with re-enactment society Regia Anglorum.
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I would love such things to happen but how it works is that the author is usually approached by a TV or film company who ask to buy the ri…more
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I would love such things to happen but how it works is that the author is usually approached by a TV or film company who ask to buy the rights to the book. Then they have to find the funding to get it made which is easier said than done! However, my Marshal novels have had the rights bought by a film company recently - hooray!!. I have historical consultancy rights on board and they are looking at making a two hour pilot. There is still a long way to go and it still might not happen, but the spark is there. :-) (less)
Elizabeth Chadwick Everyday attitude to violence. While I can understand it and have studied the mindset in order to write it, I do find my modern self at odds with it a…moreEveryday attitude to violence. While I can understand it and have studied the mindset in order to write it, I do find my modern self at odds with it at times, especially when it comes to children and animals. I grew up in a society where smacking children was the norm and the 'spare the rod and spoil the child' mentality was still rife. Now it's less acceptable. There's been a shift. So if one writes a beating scene which might be perfectly normal for the Middle Ages it can be difficult for modern readers to absorb. At the same time one has to be true to history, so it's a delicate balancing act.(less)
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