About S.A. RULE
Sue Rule has been writing since the age of 7. She claims she kept trying to give it up, but it wouldn’t let her, so she embarked on creating the fantasy series “Shaihen Heritage”. The series grows out of Sue’s love of history and folklore, and tracks the fictional history of an imagined world which is not unlike our own. The process of imagining that world has led her to think about how we might seek to create “The Fair Land” in the real world.
I read an amusing quote on Facebook the other day, apparently from Somerset Maugham. When it comes to writing a novel, he said, there are three rules. Unfortunately, no-one knows what they are. I’m sure people write for all sorts of reasons, but I have come to the conclusion that…
Folksongs don’t always get the facts right. In folksongs, the rain always falls softly and the rambling sailor goes whistling on his way without a care in the world. The truth that music tells is an emotional one. The middle classes of the Victorian era created a Merrie England of…
The Shaihen Heritage series of novels by S.A. Rule tell the history of the Fair Land through the lives and stories of the people who created it. “Fair Land has many meanings – fair as in beautiful, fair as in just. Also known as the Whole Land, the Rich Land and the Home of the Free. It is a utopia that only exists by the intervention of magic.
Shé = land Haios = whole/holy
“…the land of Shehaios is alluring on so many levels… I gradually came to understand the mystique of the Spirit of Shehaios and just what that fully means through the lives of it’s inhabitants.”