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Nick Rennie

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in Luton, The United Kingdom



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August 2012


I've been writing professionally for 24 years, as a journalist, novelist and now a non-fiction book writer.
My latest book, published in November 2015, is a career guide for journalism called How To Become A Journalist.
It is around 200 pages and is aimed at aspiring and trainee journalists. The book is available initially only on Amazon as a paperback or eBook.
In 2012 I published my first novel - Death Knocks and Deadlines.
It tells the story of a young trainee newspaper reporter and his trials and tribulations as he comes of age while getting to grips with a difficult new career.
I have tried to bring out the humour you find working in the industry and there is also a romantic strand running through the book. This is an eBook.
I also work as a

After writing my first novel last year I quickly realised that bashing out the words was the easy part. The tough bit is getting the book noticed. Amateur authors tend to turn to social media to promote their work but posting on Twitter, Facebook and Good Reads is no silver bullet. One of the best ways of raising the profile of your budding bestseller remains the good old local newspaper. A fea...

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Harry’s War by Harry Drinkwater
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An astonishing story of bravery by a man who survived the fiercest battles on the Western Front in the First World War. This is a true story based on the diaries of British 'Tommy' Harry Drinkwater. As we mark 100 years since the start of the conflic ...more
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Not up to the usual Barclay standards. The air of menace in his other books is missing & the characters are not as strong as in his other books. A satisfying twist at the end though.
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And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
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Another powerful and moving story set in different eras in Afghanistan by this excellent author. Great characters empathises with. Can't wait for the movie!
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Deep Down by Lee Child
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Another short story sees Jack Reacher going undercover to rat out a servicewoman suspected of selling military secrets for financial gain. Jack is tasked with solving the puzzling with four potential high-flying culprits in a tense exchange in Washin ...more
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Second Son by Lee Child
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If you're a Jack Reacher addict then this is a great opportunity to find out how the character became the man he did. It's a short story set in the Pacific, where Reacher's father is stationed with the military. Jack is only a teenager but he shows a ...more
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