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Another submission

Thanks to Writing Magazine and an article in their latest issue about Reflex Press. Very pleased to have found another publisher to send my short story collection to. Reflex Press launched in December 2018 as a spin-off from the Reflex flash fiction competition. After two years of running the competition and reading over three thousand… Read More Another submission

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New paperback out

This is the new paperback edition of The Little Book of Wiltshire. I’m pleased to see the cover has had a facelift. At least the Westbury White Horse is WHITE now. I like the Eric Ravilious feel to the design and also reminding me of one of those 1950s railway posters. I have managed to… Read More New paperback out

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A long apprenticeship

I spent last year putting together my collection of short stories – the product of ten years of writing. It’s a long apprenticeship. Some have seen the light of day a few times, having been entered into a wide range of competitions over the years. Minor successes: shortlisted, and a couple published in anthologies. Short… Read More A long apprenticeship

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We’re in the money …

My last a royalty statement from The History Press contained a pleasant surprise. Instead of the usual modest amount – double figures, it was into triple numbers. I looked more closely at the statement to see why Survivor of the Long March, Five Years as a POW (1939-1945), which I co-wrote with Charles Waite, had… Read More We’re in the money …