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I am a 60 year old Preston based Manchester, England born author of science fiction, poetry, erotica, horror, non-fiction, and much more. Educated to degree level in the Humanities, I am an ex-member of an extremist religious cult, who helps warn people of the dangers such organizations present. I have been involved with historic re-enactment societies, and I am an award winning performance poet, dramatist and until my recent relocation, a community radio presenter. My first radio podcast play, as author, director and actor, Wendigo Water, was broadcast 2015. I write on a number of websites, and blogs and often get to talk on my life experiences in the media. I present talks on subjects ranging from pub sign histories, to cults, burlesque a ...more

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Arthur Chappell Actually I don't get block, but the opposite condition. I have too many ideas for what to write about. It might sound ideal but it means I struggle to…moreActually I don't get block, but the opposite condition. I have too many ideas for what to write about. It might sound ideal but it means I struggle to finish projects before new one distract me and I rarely get to sleep through a blaze of ideas. I think too fast for my pen to keep up with me. It takes a lot of discipline to slow myself down. (less)
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With 203 book reviews and additions by me, I was way overdue to create shelves and genre categories for my contributions. It was fun going through the books I have listed, with many more to go) and my listings to date threw up a few surprises for me.

Preston Pubs

My love of science fiction means I expect that shelf to have lots of books, and it has 23 so far. There are 102 books about pubs on the l Read more of this blog post »
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Arthur Chappell ouch, I broke some toes once, in the 1970's, but very painful. Hope you heal up ok soon


Loretta Wheeler Thanks for the friending, Aruthur! I'm behind in acknowledgements...broke some toes and was flat for awhile :) Nice to meet you! :)


Arthur Chappell Cheers Ivan, much appreciated.


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Ivan Stoikov - Allan Bard Thanks for the add at this nice site too! I'll be glad to share some experience, tips, etc here too. Best wishes! Let the wonderful noise of the sea always sound in your ears! (as my water dragons' hunters would greet :)


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