Jack Hight

Author of Historical Fiction

UNDER SIEGE

On Writing: Where to Write, What to Write, Why you Must Edit

On Getting an Agent: From Query Letters to Book Fairs

On Publishing your Novel: Editors, Publishers, Proofs, Payment

On Building your Career: Sequels, Websites, and More

SIEGE: BEYOND THE BOOK

1)  Genoa (13 June 2010) – A travel guide to the Genoa of Siege and today
2)  Schism and Union (28 June 2010) – The history behind the Union of the Catholic and Orthodox churches

EAGLE: BEYOND THE BOOK

1)  Conquest and Anarchy (3 March 2011) – A look at The Harrowing and the reign of King Stephen, the history behind John’s backstory
2)  Should We Fear Revolution in the Islamic World? (8 March 2011) – What does the history covered in Eagle have to tell us about the current revolutions?
3) When Disaster Strikes – Life in the Middle Ages (13 March 2011) – On how famine, plague, and war shaped the world-view of our ancestors.
4) Prayer in the Middle Ages, De-Mystifying Salat (11 April 2011) – On the many similarities between  Muslim and Christian prayer, both in the Middle Ages and today.
5) Who Are the Copts? (4 June 2011) – On the history of the Coptic Christians and how they fit into Egypt and Christianity.

SYRIA THEN AND NOW:
THE HISTORY BEHIND THE REVOLUTION

1) Revolution and Its Roots in the Past (30 August 2012) – Examines the warring factions in Syria today and their roots in the past.
2) The Battle for Aleppo (22 April 2013) – Explores how the Civil War in Syria is wreaking havoc on both the past and the present in Aleppo.

BOOK REVIEWS

1) How We’d Talk if the English had WON in 1066, by David Cowley (18 April 2013)
2) Life after Life, by Kate Atkinson (6 May 2013)

POPPED CULTURE

1) Clash of the Movies, or How Not to Train your Screenwriter (15 April 2010) – Reviewed: Clash of the Titans, How to Train Your Dragon, Hot Tub Time Machine, Alice in Wonderland, Percy Jackson and the Olympians

2) Prince vs. Hood (7 June 2010) – Reviewed: Robin Hood and Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

3) My Cup Runneth Over (10 July 2010) – Reviewed: Eclipse and the World Cup

 

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