Whitby (from Still Growing) 2007 The town of Whitby, located on the north east coast of England, is probably best associated with the literary character Dracula. Thanks to Bram Stoker, the town has become a Mecca for Goths and those who love their fiction with a bit more bite. My association with Whitby is a … Continue reading Poetry Profiles #1 Whitby
To celebrate the soon to be published, Drawing Outside of the Lines: Poems 2007-2017 on 1st July 2017, I wanted to share with you all a few stories of some of the poems in the collection. The first story, or poetry profile is for the poem, Whitby from my debut collection, Still Growing. It will … Continue reading Poetry Profiles: Introduction
It is a great pleasure to announce that Drawing Outside the Lines: Poems 2007 - 2017 will be released on 1st July 2017. The book contains a personally hand picked selection of my poems taken from the 7 books I have published throughout my ten years of independent publishing. Some poems are taken from books … Continue reading Drawing Outside of the Lines: Poems 2007 – 2017 to be released on 1st July 2017
It's been awhile... How are you all doing? 2017 for me started in quite a big way. After spending a lovely long Christmas break with my fiancé Heather Carr, we ended up getting married in Las Vegas! It is a long story, one I will probably share one day, but for now let's just say … Continue reading Hello, long time no speak, News: Marriage, 10 Years of Independent Publishing
A huge thank you to all of you who have purchased your copy of Other Silent Days so far. Your support is amazing! For everyone who hasn't got their copy yet and are interested in picking one up, they are available here http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/phillipmellor or from the books section on this page. The book is available in … Continue reading Rise Again from Other Silent Days
Other Silent Days is available now!! So proud of this one! I still can't quite believe after four years it is done. So many people I want to thank for making this a reality, none more so than Heather for her unconditional love and support and for the incredible art on the covers and inside … Continue reading Other Silent Days Available Now!