Tom was born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1952. He joined the British Army at 17 and served for 23 years. His next career was in Retail Management in which he was employed from 1992 until 2012. He has been writing since 2007. Tom has won two short story competitions and had four short stories published in traditional anthologies.
His other novels are, 'Ten Days in Panama', and 'Beyond The Law'. He has also published two anthologies. 'Smoke & Mirrors' is a collection of 12 traditional short stories. 'Coming Around' is a collection of 12 raunchy tales to suit many tastes.
Apart from working on a fourth novel he is presently selecting work from his 700+ poems to increase his series of poetry anthologies. All of Tom's books will be available on Smashwords in the course of 2014.
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- Smashwords Style Guide
on Dec. 25, 2012
Thank you for this simple, but detailed instruction. When it was suggested that authors should use the Style Guide I didn't hesitate. Okay, I admit, I read it twice before I went for it - and the Nuclear option ... OMG. I would recommend this guide to anyone who intends to self-publish and I recommend the Nuclear option. Pardon the pun, but it's best to 'bite the bullet' on that one.
I don't know how my novel is going to do as time goes on, but I've been marketing since publishing, using the appropriate guide! I've also now published three books of poetry, which admittedly were a bit more difficult to format.
My books have all successfully made it into the Premier Catalog. I will definitely be publishing here again. Mark, you are a class act my friend. Thank you