Edmund Grimketel

Biography

Edmund Grimketel grew up in Surrey, England in the 1960's and began writing poems at primary school. Joining a rock band in 1976 Edmund focused on song lyrics to tell his stories and continued writing poetry when the band broke up in the 80's. Edmund has spent most of his professional career in editing and post-production, he's worked on some high profile movies and notable televsion shows. He has lived and worked in London, Manchester, Cardiff and Glasgow but is now quietly settled on the Hampshire border with his wife, two daughters and the cat. He is currently working on the next his next collection of poems.

Smashwords Interview

What's the story behind your latest book?
Simply put, Podemus Strump is a story of survival against the odds.
There will be five books in total, each one advancing the reader to places I'm certain will surprise and entertain.
Podemus Strump began it's life back in 1998 as a clutch of handwritten notes and the idea that I might write a narative poem, it's been a long bumpy road since then but the enthusiasm was always there. Pod and I are old friends, and think it's about time you got to meet him.
What is your writing process?
I come from a film production background so the so the first thing I tend do when drafting a story is to write the dialogue and format the text along the lines of a film script; I need to hear my characters speak before I immersed them in the narrative, this prevents redundancy and ensures that each character works hard for their place in my novel.
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Books

Oh!
Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A small selection of regular and experimental poetry from the past ten years.
Podemus Strump - On the Lookout
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,720. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Vanquished in battle, banished to the shadows and on the edge of extinction the mountain trolls of Haehmor pray for a champion to guide them out of darkness, but be careful what you wish for, because the Gods aren’t the only ones listening. A malevolent force has been let loose on the vale, a renegade spirit that the gods of Asgard were unable to contain and threatened to change everything.

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