Trade Secrets: What It Means to be a Writer

Journalist-turned-fiction author Ned Hayes offers his two cents on what it means to be a writer by Clarke Humphrey click to enlarge PHOTO CREDIT: Young Kwak Ned Hayes’ new novel, Sinful Folk, was published last week and can be found at bookstores and on...

What Really Matters – One Mother’s Story

Yesterday, I was at my daughter’s school. One of her teachers nicely asked about my forthcoming book. Here’s what I said: “The book is set in the 14th century – the Middle Ages – it’s about a former nun who has lived in secret for 10 years. Then her son is...

Tales of Hard Winters – Feature on HuffPost Books

The wonderful writer Jeb Harrison just posted a great little blurb / preview of SINFUL FOLK, my new novel  in the Huffington Post Book section! Here it is! Tales of Hard Winters Long Ago The writer Richard Adams, in Watership Down, said that “Many human beings say...

Announcing Sinful Folk – from Campanile, Jan 2014

Announcing SINFUL FOLK, a new historical novel based on real events from 1377. By Ned Hayes, illustrated by New York Times bestseller Nikki McClure, Sinful Folk promises to be the breakthrough historical novel of 2014. (Appearing from Campanile Press in January 2014)...