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jack scoltock
07-13-2006, 11:38 PM
Hello everyone.
Just to introduce myself- I'm retired, I have been writing for 35 years with a fair success in children's writing. My first hardback children's novel is out this month. It is called, Patrick's Gift and deals with a boy who is being bullied at school. My anthology of short Modern Irish stories is out and e-booked at www.virtualtales.com (http://www.virtualtales.com). I am at present looking for an an agent. I have had one but she n ow only represents non-fiction writers. I also write stage plays and screenplays. Nice to meet you all.

MidnightMuse
07-13-2006, 11:45 PM
Hi Jack ! And welcome. Northern Ireland? Cool :) Congratulations on the childrens book writing success - there's a whole crowd here who write children's fare. And a whole crowd here who act pretty much like children.

You'll love it here :D

vikia
07-14-2006, 12:06 AM
Welcome Jack, we can be newbies together.

brianm
07-14-2006, 12:10 AM
Welcome to AW! Where do you call home? I physically left Ireland many years ago but my heart still resides in Portaferry. It always will.

Best wishes.

Raiyah
07-14-2006, 12:43 AM
Welcome, this is a great place to be if you're a writer!

alleycat
07-14-2006, 01:04 AM
Hi Jack,

Nice to meet you.

ac

Godfather
07-14-2006, 01:11 AM
Ah, an Irisher (granted, a northern Irisher) has finally come to join me!

Welcome, my friend.

Cath
07-14-2006, 01:24 AM
Hi Jack! :welcome:

My Dad's from NI (Enniskillen), so I'm half Northern Irish.

Come in and have a look around the site, I'm sure you'll find lots to interest you.

Lady Cat
07-14-2006, 02:26 AM
Hi Jack and :welcome:

Congratulations on the publication of your first hardback children's book!

davids
07-14-2006, 02:27 AM
Welcome Jack and have at it! My favorite modern Irish writer is Michael Mullen. Do you know of him?

aka eraser
07-14-2006, 02:52 AM
Welcome aboard Jack. :)

L M Ashton
07-14-2006, 10:45 AM
Welcome, Jack! :)

jack scoltock
07-16-2006, 01:54 PM
Thanks for the welcome. I'm from Derry- to all you northern Irelanders.
Jack

NeuroFizz
07-16-2006, 07:09 PM
Welcome, Jack. Be sure to enter your book in the AW library.

jack scoltock
07-18-2006, 01:47 PM
How do I place my book in the library?

Cath
07-18-2006, 04:46 PM
Hey Jack - check out here for instructions:
http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=24863

TemlynWriting
07-18-2006, 08:30 PM
Welcome, Jack!