Originally posted on Anita Dawes and Jaye Marie:
Today, we are joined by Tallis Steelyard, otherwise known as Jim Webster, on day two of his book tour for his lovely book of short stories. Just the ticket for those odd moments when you simply have to read something interesting! Take it away, Jim… ? https://www.amazon.co.uk/Steelyard-Monster-Bell-Wether-Gardens-stories-ebook/dp/B075DG5JJ6…
And now for the fifth installment 🙂
Now at this stage in the blog tour we take a slight technical detour. Michael does things differently. Go to There you will be able to read the blog as an article. You can still like it, share it or whatever, but also you can even download it as a pdf! Yes, we’re going places … More The Spice of Life
Originally posted on ADD . . . and-so-much-more:
A Tallis Steelyard Tale Written especially for us by a popular & prolific author © Madelyn Griffith-Haynie, CTP, CMC, ACT, MCC, SCAC Story: © Jim Webster, all rights reserved Mental Health and Fantasy? In a blog conversation about his newest Tallis Steelyard tales, The Monster of Bell-Wether Gardens and other…
Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
I am constantly amazed at the pettiness of some people. What sort of Chef de Cuisine gets upset when he discovers he has an extra kitchen porter? I have worked with Chefs so grand that they would never even condescended to notice the existence of…
Originally posted on Sue Vincent's Daily Echo:
For once I cannot be blamed for any of it. It’s obvious that nothing that happened was my fault. Indeed if blame is to be allocated, the only person on whom it can fairly fall is my lady wife Shena. Still I am old enough to realise…
It has been pointed out to me that poets can be supercilious, even disdainful and patronising with regard to other artists. Some have gone so far as to suggest we sneer at those lesser breeds without the law. Here I must strongly protest my innocence of these charges. Yes, other poets may bolster their flagging … More Regarding Lady Writers
Poets have many defining qualities. The tendency to break out into verse even when the situation doesn’t really warrant it, a larger capacity for decent wine than their purse can pay for, and the habit of trying something new. I’ve seen poets try many new things in my time. Most of us flee our creditors, … More It is, in some way, an experiment.
Between ourselves the life of the jobbing poet can be hectic. People ask how I retain my trim figure given they see me living a life of hedonistic excess, dining from the buffet tables of the rich. What they don’t see is me covering the ground between the establishment of one patron and the next, … More Long leisurely literary afternoons
Never let it be said that Tallis Steelyard is one of those ‘artists’ who sits sighing in his garret, bewailing his fate and wondering why his literary endeavours appear to be shunned by the multitudes. No, as becomes the leading poet of his generation, the wilful whims of fate will be set firmly aside. Let … More And occasionally, something new?