Gareth E. Rees

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Gareth E. Rees

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Gareth E. Rees is the founder and editor of the website Unofficial Britain (www.unofficialbritain.com) and author of The Stone Tide (Influx Press, 2018) Marshland (Influx Press, 2013).

His work has featured in anthologies including Unthology 10, An Unreliable Guide to London [Influx Press], Mount London [Penned in the Margins], Acquired for Development By [Influx Press], Walking Inside Out: Contemporary British Psychogeography [Rowman & Littlefield], The Ashgate Companion to Paranormal Cultures [Ashgate], and the spoken word album A Dream Life of Hackney Marshes [Clay Pipe Music]

He lives in Hastings with his two daughters and a dog named Hendrix.

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Gareth E. Rees I don't believe in writer's block. Just sit down and write. The key is not to sit in front of a blank screen. Always have material handy. Take notes…moreI don't believe in writer's block. Just sit down and write. The key is not to sit in front of a blank screen. Always have material handy. Take notes as you go about your daily business then sit down and write them up. (less)
Gareth E. Rees Try not to make things up. Write down real life first. Then start messing with it.
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On the 5th July, I’ll be reading at an event in Norwich to launch Unthology 10, a new collection of short stories edited by Ashley Stokes.


The Independent Literary Fiction blog says: “I can’t recommend Unthology 10 enough. It’s a class act from a brilliant publisher, and it really is one of the finest short story collections that you’ll read all year.”


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The Stone Tide by Gareth E. Rees
"“I’d come to realise that none of this was ours. Not really. A house is an accumulation of lives. It permits you to dwell among its walls for as long as those walls stand. But you will never own it. Instead the house owns you. It takes your money..." Read more of this review »
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"Superficially this is a book about trying to write a book that wants to be an occult history of Hastings but by turns becomes a raw account of living and loss, ambitions and failures, illness and limits. No genre goes unspliced in the telling, yet..." Read more of this review »
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