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Elinor Florence (Company name) Elinor Florence

My Writing Life

Finding Flora, my new historical novel, will be published by Simon & Schuster in March 2025. And you, my dear subscribers, are the first to know!

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I spent seven days crossing the Atlantic Ocean on the historic Queen Mary 2. Here are my top ten observations about sailing on the only passenger liner in the world.

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No matter how old you are, it's time to tell your own story, not only for your own children and grandchildren, but for the historians of the future. Here are some tips to help you get started – and if you have an elderly relative, I've included some advice about how to preserve their memories as well.

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The royal family and I go back a long way, since I've been fascinated with them since my earliest memory. Here’s a personal history of my lifelong association with this unique clan.

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People often ask whether the woman on the book cover of Bird’s Eye View is a real person, so here’s a peek into the lengthy design process for all three of my book covers.

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Dear Friends: Welcome to my home office overlooking Lake Windermere, where I AM WRITING A NEW BOOK! I'll be spending most of my time here until the book is finished, so I'd like to share some photos with you.

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Dear Friends: I am so excited about my invitation to Danesfield House Hotel next May, the setting for my wartime novel Bird’s Eye View, for a book signing! This gorgeous white chalkstone mansion, pictured on the back cover of my book, located one hour west of London near Henley-on-Thames, was the headquarters of aerial photo […]

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