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A fifty something lover of blues, rock and jazz, I managed a first lifetime ambition by extending my bookcases to fill an entire wall of my home office. And a second when my publisher signed my whole comic fantasy series...

I presently live in wales, where I single parent a teenage daughter and support the local heritage by drinking local beers and shouting loudly at the TV during the International Rugby matches


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Will Macmillan Jones Again, as with Chloe below Ed, apologies for the delay as I've not been around too much for 10 days or so.

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Again, as with Chloe below Ed, apologies for the delay as I've not been around too much for 10 days or so.

To be loved by readers, a character - good or bad- has to be empathetic and sympathetic. I'm presently writing a piece in which I have a character who has, for me, the biggest fault in the world - racism- and I'm trying to make the other sides of him attractive so that the readers will want him to change, so that they can like him properly.(less)
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The marketing, Chloe! I'm a bit late replying, please forgive me: I did the World Sci Fi Convention as a dealer, and still haven't recovered.

But it's selling online that I find hard. face to face is fine, hence Loncon3 and York and Bristol conventions coming up, but the online thing ? *Shakes head*(less)
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Todays First Chapter is from When the Heart Heals by my friend Simone Beaudelaire.



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When fat old Mrs. Thompson forces Drew to work with his long-time enemy Alyssa on their senior English project, the future doctor is furious. But he quickly comes to realize that the girl he never liked is actually kind-hearted and beautiful… and shouldering the...

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