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Hello all,

I promised you some time ago that in a future post I would tell you a bit more about myself and my inspirations. Well, here it is, as promised!

About the Author

I am a stay-at-home househusband living in Carmarthenshire, south Wales, although I’m originally from Hertfordshire, England. When I finally manage to get my baby daughter to sleep, I spend my time writing. I first dabbled in writing in 2010, when I began writing short stories. I still have those stories now, and the military theme of those writings is one that has recurred through my work ever since. After writing a number of short stories, by early 2013 I felt ready to try my hand at writing a novel. I look back at those first few scenes and they are unrecognisable now, mostly because of the number of times I started over from scratch. Yet, at the end of 2018, that perseverance culminated in the publication of my first novel, Vengeance of Hope, the first in a series. The second instalment, King of the Republic, is due for release in 2019. Writing is something where you learn as you go, and the learning never stops. One of the first things I learnt was how to take constructive criticism. Listening to people’s opinions when you are developing a piece of work is crucial. I also learned the value of reading as much as you can while you write. Of course, I already read a lo