Neil Shooter

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I grew up in Robin Hood Country, spent some time in the sprawling metropolises (?) of London, England, and Toronto, Canada, and now I've found a quiet corner of rural Ontario to put myself out to pasture in.
I'm always in search of my serenity and my muse.
I try to read, and to write, a little bit every day, so that my gears keep turning...

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Neil Shooter My most recent book is called Annual 2013, and is a compilation of everything that I published in 2013, and a lot more besides. I remembered having…moreMy most recent book is called Annual 2013, and is a compilation of everything that I published in 2013, and a lot more besides. I remembered having Rubert the Bear annuals at Christmas when I was young, and I wanted to do something special for the end of the year. Life intervened, and I didn't publish it until after Christmas, but it contained everything I'd published, a description about everything I'd published, as well as a sneak peek at a number of things I'm working on, and other things I've had locked away in a box in a dark basement corner for many years.
I'd like to make an annual for every year, but as I haven't yet published anything in 2014, I'd better pull my socks up and get writing!(less)
Neil Shooter I would be like Dalan, minus the fighting, and the Draken, and travel the world of Circles Of Old, not just the Kinnon, which has enough wonders…moreI would be like Dalan, minus the fighting, and the Draken, and travel the world of Circles Of Old, not just the Kinnon, which has enough wonders itself (the magnificent stone city of Maynar, the Council Chambers of the Kinnon, the cliffs of Kire, the Great Harbour of Abrilia, the Towers of Tarakal, the great cold plains of the north, the Isle of Mages, and I know of a particular vineyard on the west coast of Karuni that is particularly peaceful and beautiful) but also the imperial ruins of Mandalyrria, the Desert Cities where Great Ladies rule, the Free Cities of the far south where only a fraction of the people are even human. There are some places I would fear to go, true, but a careful tourist can get around quite adequately if he is smart, and not too reckless. Dalan did it for ten years, after all, and he survived very well...(less)
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If you are a writer, there is a good chance you are all over social media, pushing here, prodding there, trying to get noticed. You might even have a Facebook Author Page.
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