Desert Island Discs

Lauren: This week’s guest is uber-famous author of Acts of Revenge, Tom Dawn.  Tom, thank you for coming on the show. Yes delighted to meet you too, Lauren.  I’m going with a medieval theme with my picks, but mostly on the cusp of the Renaissance.  Why?  Well, hmm… it goes with my next novel which … More Desert Island Discs


We played a couple of creative games in our writers’ group over the last year, here’s the nuts and bolts of them: Game 1: Character Consequences Works best in a group.  Define a new character by the traits below.  Assuming you have a group, one person fills in one line, then passes the card on … More Consequences

Guns and Ammunition

This is not an easy thing for me to say, but I’m not much of an expert on *anything* that most normal people care about.  That’s part of the joy of being an IT consultant. Take guns, for example.  Lots of them on telly of course, so they must be “interesting”.  Of course they are!  … More Guns and Ammunition

GoodReads Giveaway #2

As promised, here is the follow-up Giveaway from GoodReads. You just need to enter the draw: Goodreads Book Giveaway Descent by Tom Dawn Giveaway ends November 11, 2017. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway   12 Nov update.  The winners over both giveaways were: David from Vancouver Talita from São Paulo Pauline from … More GoodReads Giveaway #2

Radio Interview

Wow… my first radio interview!  I was talking to Luke Knight on Taunton’s Apple FM about my new book, Descent.  Here it is… And here’s the transcript (isn’t speech recognition a marvel?) Luke: So your book Descent, without giving too much away, fill us in on what it’s about. Tom: At the beginning, a chap … More Radio Interview