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Drew Gummerson

Author of Me and Mickie James (Jonathan Cape) and The Lodger (GMP), and many stories here and there. Follow me at @drewgum. Seven Nights At The Flamingo Hotel is coming November 2020. Pre-order here https://www.beardedbadgerpublishing.com/online-store

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Writing Industries Conference

Last Saturday, 9th February 2008, I attended the Writing Industries Conference at Loughborough University. I wrote about my part in it in my blog last week but not about the whole shebang.

Breaking into Commercial Fiction

I've just got back from Loughborough Uni where I was attending the Writing Industries Conference. It was a great day.

Don Quixote

It would be difficult to write an amusing blog about mass suicide so I won’t even try.

Me and Mickie James Cover

This week I received the cover for ‘Me and Mickie James’. I was surprised. I was expecting a picture. Instead it is covered in writing, front and back. Also it’s black.

National Year of Reading 2008

This year is the National Year of Reading . (That’s reading as in reading books, not Reading as in the town outside London.


219 of my comments have received 232 Great Feedback votes

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I enjoyed this. The opening

Posted on Sat, 02 Nov 2019

I enjoyed this. The opening line is wonderful. Am I being thick? Are there two Severn Bridges?

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Posted in Travelling down the Wye Valley 28/10/19

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Great again.

Posted on Fri, 01 Nov 2019

Great again.

You just need a sentence I think between '...in the same swamp' and 'You're not going to find....' to break up that big chunk of dialogue. 

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Posted in Jack Goes Nicholson Over the Aardark in his Wallet