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Gender
Male
Birthday
August 3 1947
Location
Derbyshire, England.
About Me
I am single but have a foster son. I used to work for a small publishing company as a proofreader among other things, so I spent a lot of my time correcting other people's mistakes, but please don't think I don't make any myself! In retirement I am the editor of a community newspaper.
Type of Writer
News, sports items, short stories, poems, puzzles.
Writing Style
Not sure how to describe my writing style except I try to write factually, concisely and interestingly.
Interests
Salvation Army, football, music, reading, writing, networking (mainly facebook).
Favorite Genres
Biographical, experience, emotional, religious, inspirational, teen, not necessarily just these.
Favorite Books
I like a lot of the small run books we produce at work. You will not have heard of them.
Favorite Authors
Again several little-known writers are among my faves. Favourite famous author is probably Iris Murdoch.
Favorite Poets
William Wordsworth. Fave poem: "She dwelt among the untrodden ways".
Favorite Quote
You can only play the hand you're dealt. Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future. Nothing you have ever done is bigger than God's grace to forgive and restore.
Favorite Music
Sixties
Favorite Movies
Whistle Down the Wind.
NEW AND UPDATED ITEMS
    Rated: E · Personal · #2235627
    Poems about hands through life
    Rated: E · Religious · #2233511
    Short testimony in rhyme
    Rated: E · Personal · #2232020
    Poem following the deaths of two much loved teachers
    Rated: E · Other · #2224646
    Short poem about weather
    Rated: E · Experience · #2212701
    Something that happened unexpectedly.
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