Although my recently published book, Gods of Avalon Road is an urban fantasy, there are archaeological elements in the story, which were influenced by my former career as an Archaeologist. Since archaeology is still a major influence on my writing, I spent the summer break from my work in secondary school education doing research in the British library and Museum of London, in order to update my knowledge on the Roman occupation of London and Iron Age Britain. The latest promotional write-up for my novel appears on the QUB Archaeology and Palaeoecology Facebook page.

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About Leilanie Stewart

Leilanie Stewart is an author and poet from Belfast, Northern Ireland. Her writing centres around protagonists who are on a journey of self-discovery and who explore their identity by overcoming adversity. She began writing for publication while working as an English teacher in Japan, a career pathway that has influenced themes in her writing. Her former career as an Archaeologist has also inspired her writing and she has incorporated elements of archaeology and mythology into both her fiction and poetry. In addition to promoting her own work, Leilanie runs Bindweed Magazine, a creative writing ezine, with her writer husband, Joseph Robert. Aside from literary pursuits, Leilanie enjoys spending time with her husband and their lively literary tot, a voracious reader of construction vehicle books. CONNECT WITH ME ON SOCIAL MEDIA: https://mailchi.mp/17e6ca162ff3/leilanie-stewart-author

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