I am excited to be a guest at Bernicia Chronicles, the blog of author Matthew Harffy. He asked me to write about five things I have learned (or he would say 'learnt' because he is fabulously British) in the course of writing. I decided to talk about the pros and cons of including real historical people within a fictional story. Since my books feature people who really lived, there are advantages and disadvantages to writing about them. Read more on Matthew's blog.