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Ian Butler began writing in 2008 after suffering a stroke in England. Currently living in County Fermanagh, Ian has over twenty years experience in social work, including working with high-risk adolescents. Previous to this he travelled extensively across Europe and The Americas.

Interested in fiction, non-fiction as well as polemical pieces from a left of centre, environmental perspective, Ian is developing novels, plays and screenplays. His first screenplay was short-listed for NI Screen’s Primetime award and he has just signed a publishing contract which has seen his first novel, Burger Bar Dad, published as an ebook, building to a release as a hard-back in Autumn 2012.

Ian has had work published in the local Fermanagh papers, various prof
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To be frank even with my first victory I realise that has to be paid for.  A half an hour session with the physio costs two hours sleeping as just the simple things tire me out. So when i wake up i’m ready for lunch and I get the usual calorie-counted meal and the euphoria of the previous physio session has worn off. There is a serious depression setting in and that is not made any better by th...

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