It’s with great sadness that Alan’s family wishes to let the world know that Alan S. Blood has died peacefully in hospital after a long illness in his adopted hometown of Tywyn, west Wales, surrounded by members of his loving family. Thank you to all his many friends, pupils, colleagues and readers of his books … Continue reading
I wish all of my friends and readers a very Happy Christmas – and for the New Year – 2018 !
As a departure from writing novels, short stories and plays, I have embarked upon a work of non-fiction which examines the enormous changes that have occurred over the last seventy two years of my extremely varied existence. It is almost incomprehensible to remember that many of my generation grew up in houses that were incredibly … Continue reading
Just to remind everyone – details of my most successful novels appear in the ‘Publications’ (novels) section of this website.
I have recently written and submitted a short story entitled ‘If It Shines’ which concerns a failed seaside business enterprise. More details will follow.
Following the publication of my successful novels (and in my advancing years – I am now in my seventies) – I now intend to concentrate more upon writing short stories – for which there is considerable demand. I will publish some of these upon this website in due course.
I would like to wish all of my readers and followers the happiest New Year for 2017 in the hope that it might be less turbulent than the explosive 2016 – and that the human race might actually learn to live in peace and harmony – to improve the world from some of the horrendous … Continue reading
Having traveled around much of the world, it has long been on my ‘Bucket list’ to visit the top of mainland Britain (not including Orkney and Shetland). I finally managed to get to John O’Groats – thankfully on beautiful sunny day where the islands of Orkney were clearly visible – a wondrous site !
Yesterday, I cut the ribbon, gave a short speech and opened a new furniture store in Tywyn, Wales. I also signed earlier hardback copies of my novel ‘Cry Of The Machi’ as well as promoting my other novels.
I hope that all of my relations, friends, and readers of my books had an excellent Christmas – and I now wish everybody a happy and prosperous New Year – in 2016.