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1800s Wigan library with screen announcing Orwell commemorative event

My Wigan Orwell Weekend

We recently celebrated the 85th anniversary of George Orwell’s ground-breaking piece of social journalism, The Road to Wigan Pier.  He described the shocking living conditions

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You Must Write It

Four years ago this Toni Morrison quote changed my life: If there’s a book you want to read, and it hasn’t been written yet, then

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Radio roundup

Appearing on numerous BBC radio stations over the past month seemed the most pandemic-friendly way to get the word out about the launch of Rockaway, the second book

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Which media do you trust?

What is your go-to source for news and information? The mainstream media is subject to criticism, some of it justified. However, highly trained investigative reporters

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Goody goody

I’ve subliminally programmed myself to buy nail polish in colours that match the Rockaway book cover. I didn’t realise until they arrived. This reminded me

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Imagination is Limitless

Alan Moore and Brian Catling on Imagination – Review of How To Academy event, 17th January 2022 – Monday’s online discussion from the How to

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Rockaway is out

The third book in my dystopian the Rockstar Ending series, Rockaway is published at last! Huge thanks are due to the friends who have kept

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Signed books for Christmas

Here’s a thought-provoking  present for the reader in your life.  Highly original, macabre and very funny – Richard Blair Speculative fiction at its best, thrilling

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N A Rossi jumping

I’m Jumping for Joy!

Do you think they might ban me? I just celebrated seeing the cover design for ‘Rockaway’, the third novel in my chillingly plausible dystopian series,

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On the graveyard shift

Whether or not you believe angels exist as supernatural beings, you can’t argue that – one way or another – these mystical creatures have a

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The thrill of unboxing

Even though I have been a published author for almost 18 months now, opening that box of paperbacks with my name on the cover is

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Inspired by this London skyscape

Where a maze of derelict warehouses and old cranes once testified to Britain’s decline, glass skyscrapers teeming with traders now dominate London’s docks, a metaphor

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N A Rossi with Tracy Brabin

You are an artist

When I met Tracy Brabin MP, who has recently been elected Mayor of West Yorkshire, early in 2020, she gave me some uplifting personal advice.

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Dancing with Drones

Everyone wanted to talk about the drones. It was the last thing I had expected. Four years ago, I did some research on the Nepal Earthquake of

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