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Paul Dale

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Paul Dale lives in Bath, England. When he's not writing, he's cycling and can be found struggling up the hills around his home.

The Dark Lord's Handbook is his first Indie book. The sequel, The Dark Lord's Handbook: Conquest, was released in September 2014.

Paul's other interests include film, baking, physics, sport and Buddhism.

Paul has a degree in Physics from Bath University and a Master's Degree in Creative Writing from Bath Spa University.

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Paul Dale I would hope so, but it entirely depends if an audiobook publisher takes it up. Tantor Audio published the first book in audio.
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Fellow author, Jim Hodgson, invited me on to his podcast, The Outliners. It's a chance for him to chat to authors, friends, editors and at some point brainstorm an outline for a novel using a prompt given by the previous guest. I had a fun time. It turns out Jim and I have a lot in common, not least of which is a similar sense of humour.

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“Keep your friends close and your enemies dead.”
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“Fortunately, the uncertain parentage of an orphan is a crucial emotional scar that must be opened and used to undermine them. When he is standing before you in the final confrontation, if you happen to be his father, this is the time to reveal the fact. Even if you are not, it is worth suggesting you are anyway. It will mess with his head. It could be start of a beautiful relationship; one that should end in his unfortunate demise.”
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“The enemy of my enemy is also my enemy. A dark lord has no friends.”
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