Neil Evans

Neil Evans

45 years old
Male
Location
Birmingham
United Kingdom
Current Status
Currently battling demons...back shortly
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  • Are you a ...?
    Unpublished writer (so far)
    What genre do you primarily write in?
    Crime
    If you write in more than one area, what is your next most favoured genre?
    Thriller
    Are your reading habits ...?
    Too embarrassing to admit to
    Who is your favourite author(s)?
    McKinty, Burke, Crais, Ellory, Ford, Lehane, Pelecanos, Temple, Mankell
    And your all time favourite books? (You can change these at any time, by the way ...)
    Tin Roof Blowdown - James Lee Burke A Quiet Belief in Angels - RJ Ellory A Simple act of Violence - RJ Ellory Night Dogs - Kent anderson Down to a Sunless Sea - David Graham Plum Island - Nelson De Mille Any Jack Irish/Peter Temple novel
    What are your working habits when you write?
    Procastinatory
    Are you the edit-every-sentence-ten-times type, or do you prefer to let rip?
    Prefer to let rip and edit afterwards
    Your ultimate writing ambition?
    To keep enjoying writing
    Your worst habit?
    Getting into the groove at 2am with work in the morning
    Your opinion on the books industry?
    It is a tough game, but everyone does their best
    Where do you write?
    Home
    What else do you want Word Clouders to know? eg: do you have 9 cats / like paragliding / eat nothing but tinned fish / work in the bath / live in Kettering?
    Reviewer on Mean Streets

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    Neil Evans
    Neil Evans Currently battling demons...back shortly
    1 month ago
    • Stephen Mark
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      Stephen Mark Look forward to it, Neil. Good luck with the demons! :-)
      1 month ago
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    Neil Evans
    Neil Evans trying, mate, trying...hopefully be getting back into writing soon as not done anything for the best part of 2 years. Thanks for the thoughts though
    1 month ago
    • Sandra
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      Sandra Hope you succeed - I've always enjoyed your writing too.
      1 month ago
    • Barb
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      Barb Just like riding a bike but ... sort of without the bike. Good to see you!
      1 month ago
    • Stephen Mark
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      Stephen Mark I know the feeling, Neil- but we owe it to the world to get our stuff out there ;-)
      1 month ago
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    Stephen Mark
    Stephen Mark commented on Neil Evans's wall:
    You still around, Neil? Always loved your writing.
    1 month ago
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    Neil Evans
    Neil Evans Working on getting back into the groove
    11 months ago
    • Old Fat Prop
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      Old Fat Prop Welcome back!
      11 months ago
    • Sandra
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      Sandra Good.
      11 months ago
    • Neil Evans
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      Neil Evans Cheers. Although Sandra's sounded a bit like a telling off! lol
      11 months ago
    • Barb
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      Barb Good to see you.
      11 months ago
    • Debi
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      Debi I was thinking about you the other day. The groove is still here, waiting for you.
      11 months ago
    • Sandra
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      Sandra Sorry, Neil - short of time is all - I should have added (did think it) I always enjoy your writing and look forward to more..(So don't hang about, right? ;-) )
      11 months ago
    • Stephen Mark
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      Stephen Mark Darn good job - welcome back to the unreal world :-)
      11 months ago
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    Neil Evans
    "Neil Evans" commented on Skylark's Blog "You know you're a writer when...".
    RPG Daed. It was a botched attempt anyway but I finally decided on a wood near Stanstead
    2 years ago
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    Neil Evans
    "Neil Evans" commented on Skylark's Blog "You know you're a writer when...".
    Dina, I've been on dates like that....not with Prop though! I have been known, whilst driving, to look up & see a plane approaching or taking off & I've immediately wondered 'would this be a good place to shoot that down? And would it be easy to ...
    2 years ago
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    Neil Evans
    Neil Evans Moving house. How many f*****g books? 'I'll never read that again. oh, guess I might....'
    2 years ago
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    Neil Evans
    "Neil Evans" commented on Barb's Blog "Caption Comp".
    it worked for Tony abbot!
    2 years ago
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    Neil Evans
    "Neil Evans" commented on Barb's Blog "Caption Comp".
    Not sleepy eyed now, eh?
    2 years ago
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    Neil Evans
    "Neil Evans" commented on Barb's Blog "Caption Comp".
    Joseph?? Oh. I'll get me coat....
    2 years ago
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    Neil Evans
    "Neil Evans" commented on Scarlett's Blog "Marrying a Norfolk girl. ".
    Keeping a kitchen knife in the bedroom isn't a good start towards an alibi even for a Norfolk girl
    2 years ago
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    Neil Evans
    "Neil Evans" commented on AlanP's Blog "Ooer".
    Very dangerous some of this stuff, what with meets at Oxford & York & stuff!
    2 years ago
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    Neil Evans
    "Neil Evans" commented on Squidge's Blog "Got something to tell you...".
    Well done Squidgeybaby. Chuffed
    2 years ago
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    Neil Evans
    "Neil Evans" commented on Squidge's Blog "Writing 'nasty' instead of 'nice'".
    I can't compete with a parachute drop into Rwanda, but a lot of my stuff tends to come from my mid-twenties when I worked as a bouncer & a debt collector. I base a lot of stuff on blokes (& women) that I worked with & came across & I've had an Irish ...
    2 years ago
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    Neil Evans
    "Neil Evans" commented on Squidge's Blog "Writing 'nasty' instead of 'nice'".
    don't think i've ever written nice, i only do nasty....
    2 years ago

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  • Stephen Mark
    by Stephen Mark 1 month ago
    You still around, Neil? Always loved your writing.
  • Platax
    by Platax 3 years ago
    Happy birthday ol' boy
  • Amarantha
    by Amarantha 3 years ago
    I saw Noodles' announcement early this morning but, knowing the Cloud's record on this, decided to wait a bit and see if it was right :-D

    Seems it is, so Happy, Jolly Birthday, Neil. Have a fun day, won'tcha? :-)
  • Tony
    by Tony 3 years ago
    Have a great day, Neil!
  • Seagreen
    by Seagreen 3 years ago
    Happy Birthday!
  • AlanP
    by AlanP 3 years ago
    The Cloud gets one right??? Bizarre. Happy Day, Neil.
  • Caducean Whisks
    by Caducean Whisks 3 years ago
    Is it? Well Happy Birthday from me, too. Hope it's a corker.
  • Noodledoodle
    by Noodledoodle 3 years ago
    Hey, Neil! Is the cloud fairy playing tricks or is it your birthday today? I'm gonna risk it .... HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!
  • Barb
    by Barb 3 years ago
    Throw in Kylie, Jason and Dame Edna and you're got a deal.
  • Neil Evans
    by Neil Evans 3 years ago
    It's not looking good, Barb, but it's not over yet. We're not out of it as you really aren't as good as we're making you look, it just emains to be seen whether we're worse