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Geoff Nelder

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November 05

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Geoff Nelder has a wife, two grown-up kids, an increasing number of grandkids, and lives in rural England within an easy cycle ride of the Welsh mountains. He taught Geography and Information Technology for years until writing took over his life. Geoff is a competition short-fiction judge, and a freelance editor.

Publications include several non-fiction books on climate reflecting his other persona as a Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society; over 50 published short stories in various magazines and anthologies; thriller, humour, science fiction, and fantasy novels.
2005: Humorous thriller Escaping Reality. Republished 2012.
2008: Award-winning science fiction mystery with hot-blooded heroine, Exit, Pursued by a Bee.
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I was 26,291 days old (72 years in Earth orbit terms) and went for a hike in Delamere Forest in Cheshire. I forgot to smile because…


…I am worried. It’s book three of the Flying Crooked series and it’s getting away with me. Characters are writing themselves and telling me to fuck off, make a cup of tea while they get on with plot, subplot, craziness, proving me right by being wrong and all that.


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Published on November 05, 2019 14:31
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message 4: by Geoff

Geoff Nelder Verge, the honour is all mine.


message 3: by Verge

Verge LeNoir Hi Geoff, Thank you for adding me as a friend on G R.


message 2: by Geoff

Geoff Nelder It was a pleasure, Tom, to be in your circle. So many of my own pals are so square ;)

tea and bisucits,

Geoff


message 1: by Tom

Tom Blubaugh Hi Geoff,

Thanks for joining my circle of friends.

Blessings,

Tom


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