A Castle in England is an Arts Council England supported literature project collaboration between writer Jamie Rhodes (Dead Men’s Teeth, 2014) and the National Trust. Jamie will spend three months as Writer in Residence at the National Trust’s Scotney Castle in Kent, working with the castle archivists to find unusual archive material around which to … More A Castle in England
In November 2015, Jamie wrote the paper: Alternate Realities: The Phenomenological Experience of Stories, for Royal Holloway University’s conference on Reality. The paper was very well received and stirred up some interesting debate. Below you can read the opening few paragraphs of the paper, if you are interested in reading more or having Jamie deliver it at an event, please use the contact … More Alternate Realities: The Phenomenological Experience of Stories
“In Dead Men’s Teeth and Other Stories Jamie Rhodes has mined and minted gold from the British Library Archives. Inspired by sources as various as a ship’s surgeon’s log, verbatim interviews, diaries or even advertisements for false teeth, Rhodes gives us glimpses into unexpected places, the forgotten corners of history, in stories told with the … More Dead Men’s Teeth
The first of many update videos from behind the scenes at Jamie's writing residency at Scotney Castle!
They will help you follow the process of researching and writing historical fiction, and share in Jamie's transition into writing scripts for comics.