Category Archives: Writing

Norwich is England’s First UNESCO City of Literature

Here I am at the Lord Mayor of Norwich’s celebration of the award of UNESCO City of Literature – we’re the first English city to gain this, and one of only six cities worldwide – the others are Edinburgh, Dublin, … Continue reading

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The Next Big Thing!

I’ve been tagged in The Next Big Thing by fellow writer David Ebsworth (website:www.davidebsworth.com and main blog on Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/5780http://jeandorricott.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=380&action=edit879.David_Ebsworth/blog) whose first novel, The Jacobites’ Apprentice, was nominated UK Indie Editor’s Choice for the Historical Novel Society Indie Review. I’m … Continue reading

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Bookworm Day

Dull cold autumn day.  A little rain spitting on the windscreen as I drive to Nottingham to sell my books at Bookworm Day. Lunch break at Rutland Water. Almost empty car park. Wind troubles and eddies the grey water.  Birds … Continue reading

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Book signing in the ‘Queen of Welsh resorts’

Llandudno on a drizzly summer afternoon. The Great Orme looms darkly over the seaside resort like a monstrous mammoth. Its bulk sticks far out into the sea and a few cars potter around it along the coast road, their passengers … Continue reading

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Is the ebook debate won?

Is the time when you handled a paperback a distant memory?  Do you remember your fear of discovery as you commuted to work trying to hide your racy book inside a false cover?  Can you recall reading on a summer … Continue reading

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