The ideas keep stacking up.
Forrest says: 'I once read that if you don't latch on to the idea as it hits you, before long it will move on to someone else.'
He'd better get weaving.
Next up, he's writing books 2 & 3 of the Agents of Rome novella series featuring former centurion and now spy, Titus Villius Macer, and his tough sidekick, Crispus.
He's also finishing a manuscript reimagining a well-known Old Testament story that might originally have been spun by religious scribes.
He happens to live just yards from a superbly preserved Iron Age and Roman settlement where archaeologists are bringing up fantastic relics. There's a story right there.
And a Middle Age monk turned pirate plundered the shipping all around the island where he lives.
And for good measure, his grandmother dodged German u-boats in the Great War to marry his grandfather in what was then Persia — on the promise that he would build her a golf course!
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