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Business of Writing – Volume 2 launched

Business of Writing – Volume 2 launched

Another two years have passed, and so I’ve just published the next collection of articles from my Writing Magazine column. The Business of Writing – Volume 2 includes articles covering a diverse range of topics including: Exporting to Foreign Markets Time Travel Festive Fever Conquering Challenges

The Tale/Tail That Keeps Wagging

The Tale/Tail That Keeps Wagging

Every six months I get my royalty statement from hatchette, and every six months I’m always astounded by the fact that my first published book keeps selling. Who’d have thought back in September 2003, fifteen years ago, that One Hundred Ways For A Dog To Train Its Human would go on to sell 269,795 copies…

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Rainbow Snapper

Rainbow Snapper

You should never put yourself in danger when taking a photograph. And I didn’t, when I snapped this rainbow above Caer Caradoc from the top of Ragleth Hill. But I didn’t make it back down Ragleth Hill without incident. Rainbows mean rain, and the ground was saturated after several days of the wet stuff.

Snapper Sunset

Snapper Sunset

I nipped out for a short walk before dinner and managed to take a photo of the Long Mynd from a slightly different angle. Then, while I was sat at the table eating my dinner the evening regional news came on and across the studio there looked to be a photo I recognised ….

Mesmerising Mynd

Mesmerising Mynd

After some rather dull and dreary days, the sun finally made an appearance today. So in the early evening, I shot up Ragleth Hill and snapped a photo of the sun breaking through the clouds above the Long Mynd. Delighted to see that Shefali liked it enough to use it on the evening regional weather…

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Barking, Again!

Barking, Again!

Woof, woof! Following the recent acquisition of the Bluffers Guide series by Haynes Publishing, I’m delighted to say that the Bluffer’s Guide to Dogs has been re-released with a new cover (and a small amount of additional material).  For more information, click here: http://www.simonwhaley.co.uk/the-bluffers-guide-to-dogs/

Joanne Harris Shares Letter

Joanne Harris Shares Letter

Further to my open letter to the directors of Ti Media, publishers of Woman’s Weekly, the other week, I was a little surprised, but delighted, to see that it had been brought to fellow Society of Author’s member Joanna Harris’ attention, and she too agrees with me. Let’s hope with ehr support, and that of…

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Gaer Stone Snapper

Gaer Stone Snapper

I did one of my usual walking routes this evening, and there’s a spot on the local lane where there’s  really nice viewpoint of the Gaer Stone on Hope Bowdler Hill. It’s an iconic outcrop, here in Church Stretton. The cloud formation, and colouring, was interesting tonight – there’s hint of rain, which would be…

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