Graham Writer

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Amazon book reviewers can be unkind.

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I recently had a review where the reviewer commented on typos and a factual error in a legend (sic). I decided to add a comment to his review as follows.

“Being an Indie Author it’s difficult to get constructive feedback and reviews like this from Olle Jones are pure gold. I checked on Kentchurch and Olle Jones is right, it is in Herefordshire so I’ve corrected and republished the book today. Despite the geographical slip and there is no evidence to confirm where he retreated to, the story of Owain Glyndwr is a great lesson in patriotism and loyalty, of which the Welsh are very proud.

Typos are the bane of every writer. It’s impossible to edit your own work and despite the manuscript being through four different checks and iterations, by different proof readers, it is possible there are still some in the text. If you find them please tell me. For every reader that publishes a review of ‘Welsh Legends and Myths’ and identifies a typo I will give £1 to Cancer Research. It’s a good charity and I will be pleased to send the money.”

Graham Watkins – Author of Welsh Legends and Myths.


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Hi. I’m Graham Watkins and I have spent several years researching Welsh legends and myths. It has been a wonderful project and great fun as I explored rugged mountains, mysterious castles, enchanting waterfalls and golden beaches to discover the tales that have been handed down from generation to generation. Wales is a land of mystery and being a Celtic race the Welsh are fantastic story tellers. I've collected eighty of my favourite legends together in my book 'Welsh Legends and Myths.' That’s how I started writing. My first novel 'The Iron Masters' was an historical novel set in Merthyr during the Napoleonic Wars when Merthyr Tydfil was rearming the British Empire, fortunes were being made through other's sweat and anything was possible. Today, I am a multi genre novelist, hobby farmer and explorer. It’s all been great fun and the story isn’t over yet. I've recently published 'A White Man's War,' the story of a terrible siege during which the Scouting movement was born and 'The Sicilian Defence' a novel about a young American Woman lured to Sicily to a terrible fate. All my books are listed on the books page of my website. Right now I'm working on a modern day political thriller in which terrorists, computer programmers and a big brother state fight for their very survival. Oh! And don't forget to click here to join my mailing list for the latest news and stories and receive three free eBooks delivered straight to your inbox.

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