Category Archives: Waterstones

The First ChobLit Lunch

Chobham has held an annual Music Festival for the last 19 years. It has gone from strength to strength and attracts prestigious musicians of many genres. This year for the first time they had a Literary Lunch as well. In … Continue reading

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Backwards and forwards in true, poetic rhythm

Looking back I realise that 2011 was the year I became a poet. I’d been writing poetry for years before, but 2011 was the year I began to believe. Now, if asked, it is what I say I am – … Continue reading

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More ‘Random’ thoughts

Setting up this very small event, the book signing, at Waterstones has had many more aspects than I imagined. Setting the date and time was the easy part – persuading them to stock the book a little harder. The volume … Continue reading

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Posters and deliveries

I have just delivered a pile of my anthology, ‘Random’, to the Runnymede Art Gallery and been paid for them all up front. This was such a great feeling. It won’t make me rich, nor will it make shed-loads of … Continue reading

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Waterstones here I come…

I really don’t know what came over me today, but I found the courage to sell my book to Waterstones, in the face of a little hesitance on their part because it has no ISBN number. Buying a parcel of … Continue reading

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