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Matt Shaw

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MATT SHAW was born, quite by accident (his mother tripped, he shot out) September 30th 1980 in Winchester hospital where he was immediately placed on the baby ward and EBay. Some twelve years later (wandering the corridors of the hospital and playing with road kill when he was on day release), the listing closed and he remained unsold, he was booted out of the hospital to start his life as a writer and hobbit – beginning with writing screenplays and short stories for his own amusement before finally getting published when he was twenty-seven years and forty-five seconds old.

Once Published weekly in a lad's magazine with his photography work, Matt Shaw is also a published author and cartoonist. Has to be said, can be a bit of a flir

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Sadly I have misplaced the original emails I sent to VUE cinema and VODAFONE. 
However the set-up of the story was this;
I got in touch asking the cinema if they were planning a Vodafone Thursday promo (like Orange Wednesday's two tickets for the price of one but for Vodafone instead). The first email is my reply from VUE cinema...

Dear Mr Shaw,
Thank you for your email. Please accept my most since... Read more of this blog post »
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Description: If it's just you and me, together, for the rest of our lives - no-one else to mess things up... could you ever love me? Peter loves Vanessa. He loves her a lot and is looking forward to starting a nice life with her, and only her. No one else to get in the way and mess up their beautiful relationship. He'll do anything for her. Absolutely anything to make her happy. Anything to see that beautiful smile of hers. Anything to live happily ever after with her. The only problem is - Vanessa doesn't know Peter and, more importantly, understand why she is cuffed to the dining room table. Told through the eyes of the two people living the story, follow Peter as he keeps Vanessa prisoner hoping that she will fall in love with him and follow Vanessa as she desperately looks for a way out of this hell.

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"I highly recommend this book if you want to know more about the sick and twisted Matt Shaw but don't expect all the answers to be serious or true because after all it is about THE MATT SHAW. A enjoyable read with lots of laughs."
Hair of the Dog by Matt Shaw
"This is a brilliant short story that will have you guessing what Sean is suffering from right up to the awesome ending. Didn't see that twist coming. Even in short stories, Matt Shaw writes great characters and gets you totally wrapped up in the s..." Read more of this review »
The Lonely Psychopath by Matt Shaw
"This story was everything I hoped for, and more.

I've always empathized with a certain British serial killer, (view spoiler), feeling more pity than hostility for him, and his actions. It feels like The Lonely Psychopath: A Psychological Horror was..." Read more of this review »
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" Wait... What? You guessed the ending?!?!?!

NoooOOOOOOoooOOOOOOOOO I am a failure..
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“You’re bat shit crazy.”
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“Whoever said ‘sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me’ clearly hasn’t been on the receiving end of people who spend the vast majority of their time using hateful words.”
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“I had no time to think about the detective, or the urges, now. Time was ticking on and, more importantly, flesh was starting to rot.”
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