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J.W. Webb

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Lost In The Woods
I was born near Doncaster England in the early sixties but later moved south to Sussex, where I lived for many years. One of my (several schools) was at Battle, a small town named after that historic conflict in 1066. You know the one, it culminated with poor Harold getting that arrow in his eye and those rude Normans invading our green and pleasant land. Growing up so close to that scene of ancient carnage awarded me a fascination for all things Dark Age. I'd fallen victim to a weird and random imagination, resulting in a love of epic stories and epic story telling. This affliction prompted me to delve deep into the worlds of Tolkien, Peake, Eddison and Moorcock. Also about this time I commenced drawing imaginary maps and
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The Long and Winding Road

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HG: How would you describe yourself to somebody who isn’t familiar with your writing yet?





JW: I’m a storyteller who learned to write. That took time – I drove big rigs for years.  But as the decades rolled by the stories echoed louder in my head. I love the fantasy genre. The joyous release magical tales award the reader, helping them escape the norm – espe

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“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
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message 6: by James

James Webb HI Brigitte, Thanks! and you too!


Brigitte Hello J.W.

Thank you for the friendvite. Have a lovely day:)


message 4: by James

James Webb K.S. wrote: "Hello fellow Doncastrian. Thanks for the add!"

Hi Kelly! Sorry just seen this! Sounds like you have a grand life, say hello to the old country, I'll be there in July :)


message 3: by K.S.

K.S. Marsden Hello fellow Doncastrian. Thanks for the add!


message 2: by James

James Webb Tamara wrote: "Thanks for your friendship, J.W.~

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Tamara, you are welcome! Very nice too meet you!


Tamara Rose Blodgett Thanks for your friendship, J.W.~

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