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Reading All Night, All Day Writing….

In May 2014 I published my first book. Dead Flies and Sherry Trifle. This is set in 1976 and follows the exploits of Harry Spittle a 19 something university student, back home for the summer holidays after his first year. … Continue reading

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Free! Free! Free!

Yep it’s time to get free and all oozy and generous. There have been some whispers, little rumours sussurating slowly, hissing in the background like a sack of snakes mainlining salt and vinegar crisps but now, here they are… Free … Continue reading

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Heat And Flies

In many years of working I have yet to be sacked. I may have been lucky in that regard but I have been demoted, twice in the same job. Memories of the first of these backward steps came to me … Continue reading

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The Last Will of Sven Andersen – another teaser

During Nano, I’ve posted a few small extracts for the upcoming sequel to Dead Flies and Sherry Trifle. I thought you might like one or two more. Titled ‘The Last Will Of Sven Andersen’ the book is set int he … Continue reading

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To Nano or not to Nano #worksinprogress #amwriting

A couple of Nanos ago – if you don’t know what ‘nano’ is, it is shorthand for the National Novel Writing Month where people set themselves the challenge of writing a 50,000 word book during November – I started on … Continue reading

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Dead Flies And Sherry Trifle #sequel #secondsequel

  I’ve been a bit absent recently, mostly due to a rather spiffing holiday and some bloginertia that followed. But I haven’t been idle. Far from it. I’ve been writing and reading and writing some more. All of this is … Continue reading

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Cover Art #deadflieandsherrytrifle

My first book, Dead Flies and Sherry Trifle is now three years old. At the time I published it I still had a lot to learn. One aspect was the cover. I asked my nephew, whose career as an artist … Continue reading

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