William R. Dudley

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William R. Dudley was born and raised in the Midlands of England.

After a career totally involved with words and communication, first as a teacher of English and then as a broadcast producer, journalist and editor in both radio and television, retirement finally gave him the time to achieve a long-held ambition and turn his hand to writing fiction. ‘The Janus Enigma’ is his first novel.

He plays golf excruciatingly badly, guitar only moderately badly, cooks very well, or so he’s told - well, nobody’s died - yet - and he writes.

His chief passion is for books. He has a deep and abiding love and admiration for the works of Raymond Chandler, John le Carré, John Connolly, James Sallis and Elmore Leonard, to name but a few from a pantheon of many
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William R. Dudley Simply to write what you want to write - the story that's been filling your consciousness for ages. If you're invested your own enthusiasm in your…moreSimply to write what you want to write - the story that's been filling your consciousness for ages. If you're invested your own enthusiasm in your plots and characters, it will show through and is more likely to engage the reader.

I'd also advise not to worry too much about the niceties and minutaie of your first draft. Just get it dow. Then you can really start to work on it.(less)
William R. Dudley I'm currently engaged in putting the finishing touches to the outline for the second book in "The Janus Chronicles": "The Janus Contract". I'm hoping…moreI'm currently engaged in putting the finishing touches to the outline for the second book in "The Janus Chronicles": "The Janus Contract". I'm hoping to start on the first draft early in the New Year.(less)
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The Janus Enigma

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I first read this book as a Fontana paperback in 1961 and I have to admit, then, as now, it's one of the few works of literature that has the power to move me to tears.
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