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Philip Brian Hall

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Yorkshireman Philip Brian Hall is a graduate of Oxford University. A former diplomat and teacher, at one time or another he's stood for parliament, sung solos in amateur operettas, rowed at Henley Royal Regatta, completed a 40-mile cross-country walk in under 12 hours and ridden in over one hundred steeplechase horse races. He lives on a very small farm in Scotland.
Philip's had short stories published in the USA and Canada as well as the UK. His work has appeared in several anthologies, recently including 'All Hail Our Robot Conquerors' (ZNB), 'Strange Beasties' (Third Flatiron) and 'Cosy Crime' (Flame Tree), as well as online publications such as Cosmic Roots and Eldritch Shores. His novel, ‘The Prophets of Baal’ is available as an e-book
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Philip Brian Hall I find when I can't write prose I can write poetry. I find the discipline of rhyme and meter forces me to concentrate. Unfortunately formal poetry is …moreI find when I can't write prose I can write poetry. I find the discipline of rhyme and meter forces me to concentrate. Unfortunately formal poetry is not very commercial in these days of free verse. However it does help rekindle the creative spark.(less)
Philip Brian Hall Strangely enough I think it's meeting new people. Of course the people are creatures of my imagination, but for me they become so real it feels as tho…moreStrangely enough I think it's meeting new people. Of course the people are creatures of my imagination, but for me they become so real it feels as though I'm writing the history of their experiences.(less)
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Philip Brian Hall’s Stories Qualifying for Awards 2020



CADMUS P I - Galaxy’s Edge #43, March 

A hardboiled detective story set in Ancient Greece


SECOND COMING - On The Premises, April 

What re ally happened when Moses met Pharaoh?


GHOST WRITER - Hybrid Fiction #3, April 

A combination of science fiction and ghost story


A RAINY DAY AT ST BARTHOLOMEW’S – Curiosities #7, July 

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I finished work on the second Toby Le Tocq mystery. It's called 'The Family Demon' and I submitted it to a publisher who unfortunately took about 18 months to say no. Rather than repeat that exercise, I'm preparing it for independent publication.

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