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Chris J. Mitchell

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Chris J Mitchell was born at Whipps Cross Hospital, Leytonstone, London and grew up in Chingford in North East London. He spent his early years out cycling in Epping Forest, playing video games and attending his local church’s youth group.

At school, out of all his studies what most captivated him was storytelling and creative writing. This part of his English lessons required no motivation and a short story he wrote about a group of Knights and their quest to destroy a nest of Gargoyles, hidden deep in the mountains, earned him praise and additional credits from his English teacher.

In his childhood, around the age of eight, he met with a serious accident and although making a full recovery from it, the event lead to him developing agoraphob
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Chris J. Mitchell Take a break, go out for a walk or to the gym. Or if really bad writers block, go away for a few days on holiday. There is nothing better than taking…moreTake a break, go out for a walk or to the gym. Or if really bad writers block, go away for a few days on holiday. There is nothing better than taking a break and getting refreshed in order to resolve such matters.(less)
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Show, don’t tell examples

Below are five simple examples of showing rather than telling. If you wish to read more of the concept of show, don’t tell please see – here. He was cross. His face flush with red, his eyes wide open and it looked as though he was about to explode. It was cold. White vapour exuded […]


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"It’s out now! No Country for Old Gnomes is the second book in the Tales of Pell but you don’t have to read the first one to enjoy it. Folks, this tale has some goodies I think you’ll enjoy: A goth gnome with purple bats on his cardiganHalflings..." Read more of this blog post »
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"Hey, Wild  Carders… we’ve got a brand new original Wild Cards novelette up this morning over at Tor.com. The title is “Long Is the Way,” and its from the gifted pens of Sage Walker and Carrie Vaughn. Best of all, it’s FREE. So head over to Tor.com..." Read more of this blog post »
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Oscar Wilde
“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
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Albert Einstein
“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
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Mahatma Gandhi
“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
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“If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”
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