Alan Preece

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Alan Preece was born in the Midlands in the UK and has spent his life buried to his elbows in books, movies and comic books. He has been everything from a nightclub bouncer to a upholsterer of antique furniture but all along he believed he was only really good at telling stories.

Almost every job he has ever found himself in was just an opportunity to write and talk about stories, whether those stories were written down in books, drawn in comics or played out on the screen was of no concern to him.

Of course, just because you love doing something does not mean you're actually any good at it, and like many people Alan has been plagued by this doubt, and though he has many times been told to try to write for a living he has always ignored the a
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A Few Thoughts on... Me, and my Writers Journey

I have two collections up on Amazon now, Encounter at Carlin Cove: and Other Stories and Family: and Other Horrors, and I have enough stories I think might be good enough for a third collection. I have other shorts I've written of course, but these are of iffy quality and are not stories I'd want to use for various reasons.

The question I have for myself now is where to go from there?

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Published on October 28, 2020 11:50
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It'd be a sorry state of affairs if I DIDN'T wouldnt it!

Favourite stories: Encounter at Carlin Cove (named after George Carlin in case you're wondering) and The Maiden of the Marsh.

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Rules for Vanishing by Kate Alice Marshall
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I'm about halfway through the book and I cant bring myself to finish it, I really want to 'cause I HATE not finishing a book, but theres so little going for it.
Alan commented on a Goodreads News & Interviews post: Top 100 Mysteries & Thrillers on Goodreads
" Three, just three. I guess this just isnt my genre. There are a few on there I keep meaning to read though.

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I just realised that the Keigo Higash
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