Nick Jones

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Nick Jones was born in Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire in 1972. He is the author of the Downstream Diaries, a series of novels that tell the story of an average Joe, who discovers he can time travel. It's autobiographical. He lives in his writing shed in the U.K. and can usually be found surrounded by notes and scribbling on a large white board.

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Nick Jones I'm a planner so don't seem to get writer's block as such. I suffer from something similar but it tends to be linked with plot, conflict and logic. By…moreI'm a planner so don't seem to get writer's block as such. I suffer from something similar but it tends to be linked with plot, conflict and logic. By that I mean struggling with what a character would logically do next and keeping the story exciting. Once I know that, the writing bit happens (with varying degrees of quality : )(less)
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If you had told the thirteen-year-old version of me (BMX and Sony Walkman – think Stranger Things) that one day I would be able to store tons of music on a tiny device I would have laughed in your face. That was the iPod and it was just the beginning… I wouldn’t have been able to […]
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“Sometimes what we need is right in front of us, we just have to connect the dots and embrace what we already know.”
Nick Jones, The Unexpected Gift of Joseph Bridgeman

“Time-travel can give with one hand but take with the other. There is always a consequence. There is always a deal. Nothing in life is free and it never was.”
Nick Jones, The Unexpected Gift of Joseph Bridgeman

“The device glowed faintly in the darkness, a gentle pulse like a heartbeat. Uncaring. Hidden. Waiting.”
Nick Jones, The Whisper of Stars

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