Author Archives: Keith Melton - Green Lib Dem

About Keith Melton - Green Lib Dem

Retired English liberal environmentalist living in Nottinghamshire; spent six years in Brazil. Author of Historical Novel - Captain Cobbler: the Lincolnshire Uprising 1536. Active member of the Green Liberal Democrats - (pressure group in Liberal Democrats) - was Founding Chair of GLD in 1988

History for foodies – Happy Christmas

Just a very quick blog to redirect FOODIES to a delicious blog… Enjoy   http://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.com.br/

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Christmas Advertising campaign

In order to try and boost sales I am doing an advertising campaign in Lincolnshire in the first instance, in the Lincolnshire Echo and Target Series, the Louth Leader and related papers and the Newark Advertiser and related papers. There … Continue reading

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Radio Interview Sep 2013

If I can get the technology to work this post should contain a radio interview I made on 23rd September 2013when I went to England to launch my novel. Since I have yet to master the audio technology just to … Continue reading

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Lincolnshire Day – 1st October 2013

The following press release was circulated this evening, relating to Lincolnshire Day, tomorrow, 1st October 2013, which recognises the start of the Lincolnshire Uprising 477 years ago. It is no coincidence at all that this day will be the launch … Continue reading

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Henry VIII – Birthday boy and psychopath

Henry VIII – Birthday boy and psychopath Well, it was the birthday of Henry VIII the other day, 28th June. He was born in 1491. By a strange juxtaposition of events I also read, the same day, that some recent … Continue reading

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Novel finished and sent to publisher…!!!

Sent my novel Captain Cobbler: the Lincolnshire Uprising 1536 to the publisher yesterday – HOORAY! – so now have more time to Blog again! Trouble is my mind is blank… Felt very nervous as I was giving the manuscript a … Continue reading

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Falling from Grace

The following is an extract from my novel “Captain Cobbler” which is due to be published later this year (target date – October 1st 2013)… Nicholas Melton, my namesake, became Captain Cobbler in 1536, but this extract isa glimpse into … Continue reading

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Cast of Characters

Dramatis Personae In order of appearance   Real People Catherine (Catalina) of Aragon – daughter of Isabella and Ferdinand – eventually Queen of England as Henry Vlll’s first wife. Arthur, Prince of Wales – Son of Henry Tudor and Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Publishing Puff

Publishing Puff Keith Melton’s new novel is a “Tour de force” extending from the bloody, treacherous ending of the Plantagenet dynasty when young Lancastrian upstart, Henry Tudor killed the nasty Richard lll in the Battle of Bosworth Field through to … Continue reading

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The novel is finished…!

hello again, my 18xGreat Nephew Keith tells me he has finished writing what he calls a Novel about the activities of 1536 in Louth and I have now had a read of what he has written, he certainly seems to … Continue reading

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