Category Archives: Tim’s Blog

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The Joys of Making an Audiobook

Sometime around March last year I got an email from ACX, the company behind Audible, telling me that their previous ban on UK authors sending recordings to them was now lifted. I was delighted, and immediately set about recording an … Continue reading

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Icarus and the Axe Murderer.

Yesterday two young men brutally murdered an off-duty British soldier, Drummer Lee Rigby, on the streets of Woolwich, London. It seems they deliberately ran him down with their car while he was walking quietly along the pavement, and then leapt … Continue reading

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Historical Novel Book Fair

Francine Howarth has kindly invited me and many others to take part in her historical novel book fair, so here goes with a plug for The Monmouth Summer, a book set in 1685 which follows the tragic adventures of Ann … Continue reading

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My marvellous new best seller

Well, well – wonderful news! (sort of) Just what I need on a bleak March morning in Yorkshire with horizontal snow zipping past the window in an icy east wind and Spring still sunning herself far away on a deckchair … Continue reading

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A Very British Blog Tour 2013

Welcome to A VERY BRITISH BLOG TOUR 2013 – a collection of blogs, books and authors who are surprisingly very British. Author Clive Eaton has invited me, and a hand picked group of British authors, to take part in ‘A Very … Continue reading

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How to punish spammers

My phone rang just as I reached home last Monday. I parked my car and answered. It was my cousin, whom I usually speak to about four times each year. He sounded quite serious. ‘Tim, are you ok? You aren’t … Continue reading

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Me and the Snowman; Christmas Fame

I’ve only ever met one person who was really famous, and he was the man next door. Not my neighbor today, but the man who lived next door when I was a teenager. And ‘the man next door’ was a … Continue reading

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