daniel gothard


I live in Oxford, UK, with my wife and three children. I have a CertHE and Masters degree in creative writing and have previously been published in various anthologies and literary journals in the UK and abroad.
In 2008 my novel "Relax and Swing" was published. It is available free on the SMASHWORDS site.
In 2009 I was shortlisted for The Waterstone's Writer of the Year Bursary.
My novel "Friendship and Afterwards" (2014) was shortlisted for the 2015 People's Book Prize.
My novel "Simon says" published by Urbane Publications in the UK, was a bestselling romantic comedy and featured in WH Smith Bookshops national promotions. My latest novel is "Reunited" also published by Urbane Publications in October 2016.
I was an arts and culture correspondent with After Nyne magazine.
Both "Reunited" and "Simon says" were nominated for RNA awards (2016/17).
My commissioned short story "Curtains and Lights" was published in the January 2017 colour supplement of The Oxford Times newspaper. I have had numerous other short stories published in the UK and abroad.

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Where to buy in print


An Image of the Moment
Price: Free! Words: 15,780. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A dystopian story of a man and his country falling into a slow-motion crisis.
Relax and Swing
Price: Free! Words: 51,350. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A young photographer - in early 1980s Britain - struggles to find love and meaning in his life: going from one affair to the next. He uses music, fashion and his camera to create the best version of his future.
You set the price! Words: 49,890. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
A teenage murder. A dysfunctional middle-class family. And the ultimate tragedies that follow ...
She comes and goes
You set the price! Words: 48,170. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
A Britpop band manager remembers the highs and lows of his years in the music business ...
You gave me the stars to hold
You set the price! Words: 45,630. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Inspired by the film: 'The Things of Life', this is a story of the moments before death; the images of how different life could have been.