Publications

Myfanwy’s writing has appeared in a wide range of publications. An eclectic sample of her works are to be found below.

Historical Fiction Writing – A practical guide and tool-kit is now available.

“This ‘how to’ book is ‘functional and activity based’, and is illustrated with useful and fascinating tips.”

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ISBN: 978-0-9567654-0-6  

Recommended UK Price: £9.99

This is a practical guide and tool-kit with contributions from Professor Bernard Knight, and tips from over 50 professional historical novelists and experts in the fields of publishing, research and literature including Edmund Bohan, Barbara Cleverly, Bernard Cornwell, Lindsey Davis, Carola Dunn, Ariana Franklin,Tess Gerritsen, Susanna Gregory, Lilian Harry,C.C. Humphreys, Jane Jackson, Michael Jecks, Karen Maitland, Professor Glen Phillips, Harry Sidebottom, Julian Stockwin, Frank Tallis, Andrew Taylor, E.V. Thompson, Nicola Thorne and Jacqueline Winspear.

Ingrid J Kurnig’s 2016 Exhibition catalogue http://www.kurnig.com, which was published and on sale in Vienna, Austria . Myfanwy provided the creative words in English to compliment Ingrid Kurnig’s contemporary, inspiring and imaginative art.

Available from www.kurnig.com

Ingrid J Kurnig’s catalogue is also available from Wolfrum the renowned Gallery and Art Bookshop in Vienna, Austria – www.wolfrum.at

Myfanwy is the editor of a regular ‘New Voices’ column which showcases debut novelists for the Historical Novels Review Magazine –  www.historicalnovelsociety.org

She also enjoys writing a range of articles on different aspects of historical fiction writing for the magazine. Recently she wrote one to celebrate the anniversary of the magazine on the theme of female detectives in historical fiction, which is reproduced with permission of the Historical Novels Review Magazine –  www.historicalnovelsociety.org

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Her stories have been published in magazines and anthologies as as her poetry. One example selected because it reminds her of the lovely writing community at the Katherine Prichard Writers’ Centre, http://www.kspwriterscentre.com/, Perth, Australia is to be found by clicking on the link below:

Myfanwy Cook: (author/organisation) | AustLit: Discover Australian https://www.austlit.edu.au/austlit/page/A147949?mainTabTemplate=agentWorksBy‘Sommersaults’ Appears in: Bridging Time : Journeys through Poetry and Prose by the Thursday Night Group Perth Hills, Western Australia

Blogs she has enjoyed contributing to include: The Role of Setting in Historical Fiction with Myfanwy Cook | A Writer …https://awriterofhistory.com/2015/02/26/role-of-setting-in-historical-fiction/

Myfanwy believes that everyone should have the opportunity to experiment with and enjoy creative writing and as a result has tried to enable these ‘voices’ to read with the the publication of 6 community anthologies of poetry and prose based on community based projects since 2000 including Poetry in the Pews, (https://quarryhouse.blog/2008/07/25/poetry-in-the-pews/) which includes 1,063 entries from over 10 different countries and The Waterloo Anthology  (raising funds for project Hougoumont and which comprises entries from the UK,Germany and Belgium.