Alaric Bond is author of the Fighting Sails Series. He talks about his work, writing process, research, inspirations, what he’s reading, and we discuss what we both owe to the late Tom Grundner, founder of our publisher Fireship Press.
Alaric Bond was born in Surrey, England, and now lives in Herstmonceux, East Sussex. Bond has been writing professionally for over twenty years with work covering broadcast comedy (commissioned to BBC Light Entertainment for 3 years), periodicals, children’s stories, television and the stage.
Bond now divides his time between writing and helping his wife run “Scolfe’s”, a traditional English Restaurant and Tea Rooms, housed in their 14th century Wealden Hall House home.
Other interests include the British Navy 1793-1815 and the RNVR during WW2. Bond regularly gives talks to groups and organizations, and is a member of various historical societies. He is a keen collector of old or unusual musical instruments, and 78 rpm records. Bond also enjoys sailing, classic cars, Jazz, swing and big-band music, and badgers.
His novels in the Fighting Sail series are: His Majesty’s Ship, The Jackass Frigate, True Colours, Cut and Run and The Patriot’s Fate
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