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A creative and original Writer with experience of producing plays, novels, short stories and film reviews.  Ability to work to commercial briefs and to tight time schedules.

An experienced teacher who  offers tuition in creative writing by arrangement.


Poetic Imagery – A collection of poems written by myself, with responses to them by six Southampton artists.
Now available in all ebook formats!

Claire and Sophia – A novel about young people in London.

Sour Grapes – Poetry Collection, themes include love, bereavement, unemployment and romance.

A Trial for All of Us – Stage Play, a satirical comedy about the ‘Murdoch Disney Trial’.

Love Poems – A collection of 32 line love poems
Available in all ebook formats.

Lady Godiva and Peeping Tom – one act play.


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  1. Hi JPF, I wanted to thank you for the follow!
    My blog is a bilingual one. So you may get links to poems in English as well as to some in Italian… Pictures, on the other hand, have no language barriers 😉
    Keep up the good work.

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    • Hello Anna, thank you for your message. I’m sorry I haven’t mastered another language, but making meaningful contact with people all over the world is one of the pleasures of blogging! Another bilingual blog I enjoy is
      I’m not good at visual artistry either, but did have an exhibition of pictures ‘inspired’ by my poems back in 2010 – Poetic Imagery – and the ebook record of this will be available very soon!
      Just recovering from a very dull winter but hope to find the energy and time to follow fellow bloggers work properly again, and look forward to getting to know your work better. Best of luck with all your creative endeavours,


      JPF (John)


  2. Really enjoy your style of writing; eloquent, flowing, and humourous. Looking forward to reading more! 🙂

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    • Thanks for your comments, prole. Hope you continue to enjoy my work. I had a look at your post and it is intrigueing and provocative. Let’s hope we can both continue to do good work and not disappear in the online ocean!


      • Ahha i couldn’t agree more! Being new to all this, feel overwhelmed by how amazing and complex a platform it is. Feels almost revolutionary to be honest (that sounds a bit extreme doesn’t it, but tru!). Many thanks indeed for following me. Really looking forward to getting ‘teeth’ into this wonderful wordpress, and think your blog has been a great eye opener and starting point, so thanks! 🙂

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  3. You have completed so many books! I find that inspiring. I think you should imbed links into the titles and have them lead where the books could be found. It would prevent people having to copy and paste it into Google. Stay Awesome!

    Peace and Love.


    • Thanks Eddie! Please stay inspired, though I have to confess that these works, though completed, are not published books, yet! I published Poetic Imagery myself and have only a few copies left, which I’m saving for sale in a distant future time. Best of luck with your e book work.


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