daniel gothard

Biography

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 and in paperback from Amazon.
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 (@urbanepub) was a bestselling rom-com featured in WH Smith 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.

Where to find daniel gothard online

Twitter: @GOTHARDDANIEL

Where to buy in print


Books

An Image of the Moment
Price: Free! Words: 15,780. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00)
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.
Storms
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 ...
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.

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