I believe that the best thing in the world that you can do for and to any reader is to entertain and if you can't make someone laugh then a smile will do.
I've been writing for around 30 years a combination of animated scripts and before that copy for all sorts of print media but now I am in the middle of - one could say surrounded by - my biggest challenge - The Cat and his books, be warned there will be a lot of them.
As well as writing comedy I am working on a thriller at the moment but if I told you any more than that when it is published it wouldn't be any thrilling.
So that is the bit about what I write, here is the up close and personal stuff - well the bits that I think I can share. I'm married to the incredibly talented lady who took the amazing and much admired photograph on the cover of "Getting Out - Excerpts from a Cat's Diary," and for the very inquisitive she's called Lena. I'm English, though I live in Prague in the Czech Republic.
Is that personal enough? No? Ok, well what can I say my inside leg measurement once won a prize for being a perfect number and I like to walk in the relatively pollution free hills around Prague, I don't walk to get inspiration, just a better figure.
If you want to read more about me or my amazingly gifted and talented Cat do visit the website at http://www.thecatsdiary.com or indeed of course his blog http://blog.thecatsdiary.com there you can read even more of 'Getting Out - Excerpts from a Cat's Diary' and 'The Cat's Travelogue' for free, together with loads of reviews, play games and well do so much more.
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Getting Out - Excerpts from a Cat's Diary
by John Woodcock
Approx. 259,630 words.
Published on April 1, 2012.
Getting Out - Excerpts from a Cat's Diary is the first book in a trilogy of at least four books (according to the author). Translated from the original Cat by John Woodcock. It is a comedic 'diary' where 'Bridget Jones' meets 'The Great Escape' head on, usually. The escapee is a domestic cat, who believes that he is a great diarist and describes, in his own words, his almost daily escape attempts.
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