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Caged Words

I like the process of writing. I would love to be able to write a novel, but fear that is not for me: I lack the imagination and the art of descriptive prose. No, I am much more a non-fiction … Continue reading

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The Conversation: a Short Story

Those who know me, or have read this blog for any length of time, will know that what writing I do tends toward the non-fiction. However, a couple of years ago I fell in with the wrong crowd and was … Continue reading

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Gloucester Then & Now in a Good Book Shop Near You

Friday was a momentous day. I got home from work to the news that a delivery of some boxes had been left with my neighbour. This could mean only one thing: my latest book, Gloucester Then & Now, had finally … Continue reading

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Proof Reading & Public Speaking

The past week has been a very good week for my writing related activities: I got my first sight of the page proofs for Gloucester Then & Now at the end of last week, then on Tuesday I gave a … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Gloucester Past

Work is now underway on my third book, Gloucester Then and Now. I wrote last month about this project, but in short the plan is that it will consist of a series of old photographs each accompanied by a modern … Continue reading

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Third Book, 100th Blog

This is my 100th blog. I wrote my first blog on 22nd March 2009, so that averages out at just under 2 blogs per month: not prolific, but not too bad. My inspiration for starting the blog was to talk … Continue reading

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The Role of Public Humiliation in Selling Books

Since The Story of Gloucester’s Pubs finally hit the streets a couple of weeks ago I’ve found myself becoming a bit of a media whore and discovered that I’m really not very good at it! It seems that to effectively market … Continue reading

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