Piers Alexander

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Piers Alexander

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in Crowborough, The United Kingdom
August 12

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Piers is the author of "The Bitter Trade" and "Scatterwood". Also a serial media entrepreneur, he is married to the singer-songwriter Rebecca Promitzer, author of The Pickle King".
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Piers Alexander Write every day if possible.

For a lot of writers, that means doing it first thing - getting up early, shutting out the people and animals you care abo…more
Write every day if possible.

For a lot of writers, that means doing it first thing - getting up early, shutting out the people and animals you care about, and sitting at your desk for an hour, three hours, 1000 words - and don't leave until you're done. You can leave early if you're done!

And remember to live - if you think about writing all the time then you probably won't have much to write about...(less)
Average rating: 3.75 · 166 ratings · 73 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Bitter Trade

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Scatterwood

3.72 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 2017 — 2 editions
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An Explosive Research Project

Beware of readers bearing guns…


I asked Mister John Dacombe to fact-check a rather explosive passage in Scatterwood. “Oh no,” he said, “you’d have to turn the flintlock on its side and use the spark to set off the powder trail.”


“How would that work?” I asked, foolishly.


“Come up north and find out,” he replied. “Our commanding officer, Stephen Ball, will show you. In 1692 costume…”


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“I am Calumny Spinks.
Between me and the satin blue sky hangs the hempen noose.
It has swung there in the faintest of breezes, waiting for me, all my life.”
Piers Alexander, The Bitter Trade

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“I am Calumny Spinks.
Between me and the satin blue sky hangs the hempen noose.
It has swung there in the faintest of breezes, waiting for me, all my life.”
Piers Alexander, The Bitter Trade

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