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David Massey

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David Massey's varied career has taken him from teaching and music journalism to presenting, producing and writing for radio.

As the Romanian revolution was ending, David led a team taking supplies to Bucharest and Timisoara. On the way home he stopped near Checkpoint Charlie to help chip holes in the Berlin Wall. Rather fittingly, David and his wife Debi now run Globehuggers Emergency Supplies - a business specializing in bespoke grab bags and emergency equipment.

David's debut YA novel TORN was published in August 2012 on the Chicken House/Scholastic label and in hardcover in 2013 in the USA. TORN has won the Lancashire Awards Book of the year 2013 and has been nominated in the UK for several other awards including the prestigious Brandford
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Emma Shevah tagged me in to thing called the Writing Process Blog Tour. So here's how I do it! Ready? Here we go!

What am I working on at the moment?

I'm working up lots of ideas that could become books of the future or that might just get consigned to the scrap heap. Hey ho - that's the way it goes, right? All this effort may go nowhere but it gives me something to do while I am waiting to hear...

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Average rating: 3.94 · 372 ratings · 119 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
Torn
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Taken
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