David Hadley was born in 1959. He is married with three children and lives in the Black Country, UK.
His writing has been published in several magazines in the UK and US. Many of his pieces have been Cherry-picked by the editors at abctales.com, including some selected as Story of the Week. (http://www.abctales.com/user/38640).
What do your fans mean to you?
Everything. They are partners in the enterprise. Without a reader a novel, a story, a tale, a poem, are just words waiting. It takes a reader to breathe life into them, give them meaning and direction.
What are you working on next?
Several things. I have various works at various stages of completion. I work on first second and third drafts of different projects at the same time.
A couple of the current ones are out and out silly funny works, while one is a more serious novel that lies somewhere between a ghost story, a science fiction story and a fantasy.
Juggling Balls - a science fiction comedy featuring time travel, mind control implants and a future religion that claims an Elvis Presley clone as its saviour.
Oh, and an interplanetary terraced house.
Someone has stolen the most valuable erotic artefact in the British National Museum of Perversion: The Golden Sex Spatula.
To solve the mystery, the UK’s Central Perversion Enforcement Directorate has no choice but to call in the directorate’s leading experts in all that is rude and naughty: Norbert Trouser-Quandary and his wife Maureen, from the village of Little Frigging in the Wold.
All John Russell wanted was a nice cup of tea.
But when he accidentally foils an armed bank robbery as he tries to protect his young daughter from the gunmen he becomes an unwilling have-a-go hero and has his life is changed forever.
(Short story – 5,000 words approx.)
What could be a better way of getting an ex-girlfriend back than a magic carpet ride through the night to a romantic evening together in some alternate dimension? That is, providing you can find something to do with the extraneous duck.
When we first met she was Emeritus Professor of Post-Colonial Marmalade at the University of Ffestiniog. This collection also contains several other stories of equal import, such as: 'Shropshire Smith and the Temple of Vegetables', 'The Dancing Sex Nuns of the Tenth Quadrant', 'The man with the Golden Cheese Baguette'. Plus other stories the like of which you will never have read before.