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Have you signed up to my occasional newsletter yet? As a thank you, you’ll be sent a link to download a free collection of some of my previously published short …

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Llangynllo to Knighton

The June 2022 issue of Country Walking has my walking route from Llangynllo to Knighton. This issue focuses on walks using public transport, so most of the routes inside make …

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Pre-Order Pointers

Sell your books before you’ve written them. Simon Whaley explores the business of pre-orders. Picture the scene: your readers have devoured your latest self-published book and want more. They go …

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Explore England 2022

Now that spring is well and truly warming us up (the bluebells will be out soon!) the annual Explore England guide is out, and it contains two of my pieces. …

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Ironbridge

The April 2022 issue of Country Walking focuses on World Heritage sites, and as a result the walking routes inside all explore the many wonderful World heritage sites we have …

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Radio Waves

Talking to local radio can be a great way to publicise your book. Simon Whaley chats to two writers who’ve taken to the airwaves. I shall never forget the time …

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Taxing Writers

(NOTE: tax references detailed here are UK only and correct at time of writing (March 2022), and so are subject to change in the future.) It only seems like yesterday …

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Weaving History

My feature about the Fishguard Tapestry – a 100-feet long embroidery depicting scenes from the Last Invasion of Britain (1797) has been published in the Spring 2022 issue of Evergreen. …

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Helmeth’s Bluebells

The Spring 2022 issue of Country Walking magazine is looking forward to sunnier days, when there’s more warmth in the sun and the bluebells are flowering in our woodlands. The …

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