Draca, the eponymous boat at the heart of Geoffrey Gudgion’s novel of that name, was inspired by a real, classic sailing boat, a Bristol Channel Pilot Cutter. Here’s the research and the inspiration behind the story.
DRACA had a great launch with crowdfunding publisher Unbound. This extract from the book is a glimpse into the character of George, a yachtswoman with attitude.
After I launched my novel DRACA, about a war-damaged veteran, with publisher Unbound, it became clear that not everyone ‘got’ the crowdfunding model. So here’s a brief explanation of how you can help me to help those whose wounds are more than physical.
Publishers Unbound have accepted my second novel, DRACA, about a war-damaged veteran of Afghanistan. I’m sharing royalties with the services charity Combat Stress. You can help make it happen.