Russell A. Smith (R.A Smith)

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March 11, 1977

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Author of the Grenshall Manor Chronicles, Russell A. Smith has enjoyed many an adventure both with pencil, paper and dice, and also in real life. Each has been a formative experience for him. A keen petrolhead, he has a long list of things he wants to drive, and the list grows longer every day.

Russell has enjoyed a number of exciting roles so far, from editing newsletters and magazines, to time travelling, and portraying soldiers from Tudor times to the early 20th Century.

These days Russell spends a lot of time on tour across the UK investigating various houses and even more drinking tea. As well as writing, he enjoys a semi-regular presence on the Brave New Words podcast.

Russell is currently a pen for hire in the London area, though will
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Ytterbium – Eastercon 2019 Talk: The Genius of Rosa

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After being asked to make this talk available, I have opened a SoundCloud account and thanks to the excellent Chad, have an audio recording of the session available. You can get an exclusive first ever reading of my new novel WIP there as well, but that is not the focus of this post and so this will be my one and only plug of a thing some distance from more tangible existence at...

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I have a small confession: Ive been looking forward to this since I heard it was on the way, and am delighted to have finally got my hands on a copy!
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“I can tell by the look on Hagin's face that he had eaten some of my food. It is amazing those boys aren't fat.”
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Russell Smith) Deborah wrote: "Love reading your blog looking forward and totally ecstatic awaiting the new book !"

It'll be fun to get the book up and running! We had a fun conversation about it this evening, me and some friends... :)


Deborah Smith Love reading your blog looking forward and totally ecstatic awaiting the new book !


Russell Smith) No problem :) Hope there's some fun reading on
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