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ORIGINS, On Location – Bradgate Park

As a follow-up to my previous post on Elvaston Castle, I’d like to introduce you to another of the key locations featured in my first novel, ORIGINS – and my favourite place on this planet: Bradgate Park (situated on the … Continue reading

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ORIGINS, On Location – Elvaston Castle

My first novel, ORIGINS (a science fiction thriller), is set, in part, in the East Midlands – a region of the United Kingdom very close to my heart, and my home since birth. Whilst the characters described in my book … Continue reading

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Writing Should Excite the Writer – Not Just the Reader

An Indie Author’s Approach to the Novel Writing Process Shortly after I started writing my first novel, I watched the BBC’s Nick Higham interview a well-known author on one of its News channel’s regular ‘Meet the Author’ slots. I remember … Continue reading

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Writing: An Unhealthy Obsession

Early December, 2009, I lost my job through redundancy. Instead of considering the impact this was going to have on my life, or worrying about how I would get another job in the middle of a recession, my first thought … Continue reading

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