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Dark Mist - Published

Dark Mist is a novella and prelude to the long awaited The Sandman Never Sleeps. 

Synopsis

Jack Myers, once a soldier and military doctor, created a vaccine in the early 1980’s to help soldiers cope with nerve agents. In the present he is struggling with his conscience and the past will not let him rest easy.

He has to trust more than just himself if he’s to battle the demon within.

 (This novella is the prelude to the long awaited – The Sandman…

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Added by SR Clowes on September 1, 2015 at 7:25am — No Comments

A short interview with a character

A short interview with Jack Myers - A character that appears in Dark Mist and the upcoming novel The Sandman Never Sleeps both by SR Clowes.

SR Clowes - Hi Jack, thank you for agreeing to this interview, I                       know how protective you are over your privacy.



Jack Myers - Not a I’ll always make time for certain                           people.…



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Added by SR Clowes on February 26, 2015 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Dark Mist



Dark Mist is the prelude to The Sandman Never Sleeps both to be released this year. Originally Dark Mist wasn't to be separate merely a flashback in the Sandman. As I discovered (as most writers do) the characters had other ideas and the flashback…

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Added by SR Clowes on February 25, 2015 at 11:03am — No Comments

Websites

I decided to create a website to help market my stories for when they are in print. It was FREE to create the site with a company called Webnode. They have lots of templates and styles and you can adapt and tweak the site to your own preference.

My site is still in the early stages but up and running all the same. The only cost I incurred was the price of the domain name for 12 months it was £11.99 (approx $18). Yes there are companies out there that provide the domains a little…

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Added by SR Clowes on April 6, 2013 at 11:00pm — 2 Comments

A great tool for all writers

I'm a traditional writer armed with a pad and good pen, but often I use my laptop to write stories in manuscript form. As a reader I prefer 'real' books rather than e-readers, but I understand the convenience of the latter. The tool I have started to use recently is a digital voice recorder, for the ideas that pop in the mind when a pad and pen are not in easy reach, ie when driving.

The one I bought was £27 a little more expensive than stationary but very convenient especially as I…

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Added by SR Clowes on March 22, 2012 at 9:53pm — No Comments

Is creativity a curse?

Being an author has its good and bad points. As a creator, when the words flow its an amazing feeling that you have invented new prose to entertain and help escapism to people who do not work at their dream job.

 

The down side to being creative is that you're constantly nagged by ideas, stories and characters.  

 

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Added by SR Clowes on March 3, 2012 at 8:43pm — 2 Comments

The Sandman Never Sleeps - Sneak peek

I'm going to be displaying a sneaky peek from my first full length novel exclusively on Authors.com.

Anyone who wishes to see further chapters please let me know, I'm looking for constructive feedback.

I will displaying said peek later this week.

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Added by SR Clowes on February 19, 2012 at 10:02pm — No Comments

COMING SOON - THE SANDMAN NEVER SLEEPS

A serial killer is creating havoc in the city, killing the innocent, in ways that are not common. Innocent are they really? Its up to Charles Markland to find out the truth.

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Added by SR Clowes on February 16, 2012 at 11:05pm — No Comments

A short Interview with Jack Myers. A character that appears in Dark Mist and the upcoming novel The Sandman Never Sleeps both by SR Clowes.





SR Clowes    Hi Jack, thank you for agreeing to this interview, I know how protective you are over your privacy.



Jack Myers    Not a problem I’ll always make time for certain people.



SRC        That’s good. Now tell me Jack what’s it like living in Toucan Bay?



JM        It’s nice. Well very nice actually, you have everything you need, a store, library, bar,                 

Post office, pretty much all I need really.



SRC       …

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Added by SR Clowes on February 13, 2012 at 7:58am — No Comments

Death of a mentor

Please check out the story and sign up to my blog, many thanks :))

http://stuartrclowes.blogspot.com/2012/02/death-of-mentor-by-sr-clowes.html

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Added by SR Clowes on February 12, 2012 at 6:23am — No Comments

Love and Hate

I have a love:hate relationship and it is with technology. Don't get me wrong I agree with technology, especially for medical advances to cure people of disease or serious illness. And of course technology is great for writers to get their influence, message or stoires out there into the big wild universe.

But on the flip side I hate the fact that we rely on technology so much, example you're out shopping in the supermarket and you need to ask your partner what else you need in the…

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Added by SR Clowes on February 7, 2012 at 8:23am — No Comments

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Added by SR Clowes on February 6, 2012 at 10:19pm — No Comments

Thriller Flashback

Finally finished writing chapters 19 and 20 of my first full length novel. These chapters I found especially difficult as they are written as a flashback and are pivotal to the storyline.

I confused myself on numerous occasions and had to keep referring back to early notes on the plot, now I believe I can move the story forward and have the book in first draft form by the end of Feb earlier March. With a few to self publishing by June.

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Added by SR Clowes on February 6, 2012 at 8:27pm — No Comments

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