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Progress

Posted on June 21, 2019 at 2:45 PM Comments comments (0)

With 'Short Stories Volume Three' now back from my Beta readers and put away for a while, I've been pressing on with 'Short Stories Volume Four'.


This latest anthology is now complete at around 75,000 words, and the source documents have been compiled into a manuscript waiting to be read in its first draft form.


Having struggled, in the past, for story titles, I have been able to enlist the help of a few friends. They have set me the challenges of writing a short piece for their chosen word or phrase. Suffice it to say that none of them got the story that they were expecting - but then, that's just me.


Now for volume five!


Short Stories Volume Four

Posted on May 31, 2019 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Yet another collection is well on the way to completion, with 60,000 out of a toal target of 75,000 words now committed to paper.


Thanks this time to a number of fans who gave contributed in the form of story titles.


This is something that is always a struggle, but fresh ideas provide a great source of stimulus.

Short Stories Volume Three

Posted on May 31, 2019 at 11:15 AM Comments comments (0)

The first draft of the third volume of short stories had now been completed and returned from my Beta readers.


Thanks to Angie and Malcom Marshall for their time in assessing the manuscript.


June 2019 Update

Posted on May 31, 2019 at 11:15 AM Comments comments (0)

June 2019 website update:


The site has been redesigned and rebuilt using the latest webbuilder software from Webs.com


This month’s changes include a new Guest Author and a fresh Short Story.


May Guest Author

Posted on May 1, 2019 at 2:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Michael Rigley is my Guest Author for May 2019, with his short story ‘You Owe’. Follow this link to read it:


https://nealjames.webs.com/guestauthor.htm


April Update

Posted on April 2, 2019 at 9:20 AM Comments comments (0)

This is my April 2019 website update, and something which will become a regular feature of my marketing campaign.


Guest Author:

S. Evan Townsend is my Guest Author for the month, with an excerpt from his novel ‘Treasure of the Black Hole’, a book available through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and a host of other outlets if you Google the ISBN number (9781517057589).


Monthly Memoir:

‘Vanishing Point’, a cross between fantasy and science fiction, is my free short story for April. Based loosely on a family member, it should provide you with an interesting read.


All other books (and there are ten of them) are freely available for preview – each has its own page on the site.


http://www.nealjames.webs.com


All of these are available across the world from the usual outlets, or, in the UK, you can buy a copy direct from me.

Suzie Tullett

Posted on March 1, 2019 at 10:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Suzie Tullett is my Guest Author for March 2019, with an extract from her book, ‘The French Escape’:


https://nealjames.webs.com/guestauthor.htm

Leaving Facebook

Posted on February 17, 2019 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (0)

After long and careful thought, I have decided to deactivate my Facebook account at the end of this month. Whilst the platform has been extremely useful in getting my writing to a wider audience over the past ten years, it has become clear to me that saturation point has now been reached, and that new avenues of bringing my books to readers’ notice need to be explored.


To that end, this website will continue to function as before, and those pages devoted to users will still be available (Guest Author, Guest Book, Contact Me), and I will continue to post updates on this blog relating to all future writing.


To those who have already sent me their contact e-mail addresses, I am very grateful and will be sending out periodic updates separately from my blog. In addition to that is the facility to become members of the site itself, this enabling me to send Email Blasts to you on a regular basis; alternatively, and over the next eleven days, send me a private Facebook Chat message with your e-mail address in the text.


Thank You.

Twelve Days

Posted on January 19, 2019 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)

‘Twelve Days’ – available direct from the publisher:


http://www.lulu.com/shop/neal-james/twelve-days/paperback/product-22859346.html


The Rings of Darelius

Posted on January 17, 2019 at 5:40 AM Comments comments (0)

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