J.J. Ward


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in Middlesbrough, The United Kingdom
August 02, 1961

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J.J. Ward writes espionage thrillers, romantic fiction, philosophy and poetry. He believes that commercial genres have warped people’s thinking about fiction generally. “I think they exist so readers can be easily manipulated and milked, and they also - in some of their forms - perpetuate sexism. Any good story has elements of most, if not all, genres.” He hopes men & women will read, and enjoy, what he has written in equal numbers.

He lives in southern England with his wife of 30 years. He has two grown-up sons, and a dog. He is a school teacher by profession.

Current heroes: Malala Yousafzai, Edward Snowden, Aung San Suu Kyi, Beatrice Mtetwa.

Favourite quote: "Before you criticize someone, walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you c
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Pizzagate or how to spot fake news

You haven’t heard of Pizzagate? Really? Well, it’s like this. There’s this pizza restaurant in upper northwest Washington DC called Comet Ping Pong, and it’s owned by a man called James Alefantis, who supported Hillary Clinton in the recent US election campaign. According to The Washington Post (just two days ago), Mr Alefantis “has some prominent Democratic friends, past and present. [His] nam... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 27, 2016 06:57 Tags: donald-trump, fake-news, james-alefantis, pizzagate, the-democrats, truth
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“Brian was known to value courage as the crown of the virtues, and he exhibited it by coming into work every day in the same clothes. To his credit, there was nothing malodorous about him - presumably he bathed and visited the dry-cleaners on a regular basis – but thirty years in a tweed jacket and khaki trousers was a long time. What made it doubly odd was that he also valued glamour.”
J.J. Ward, World War O



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