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Andrew Lawston
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Aspiring writer and amateur actor in South West London
Aspiring writer and amateur actor in South West London

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Victory!
A couple of weeks ago, I won a short story competition, which was nice. I'd have posted about it sooner, but Story of My Escape  has been occupying a lot of my attention lately. Anyway, yes, New Year's Resolution  won Drablr.com's first ever competition wit...

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My Escape
A final draft of my Casanova translation is now being pored over by a crack team of people who like reading stuff and finding mistakes in it. I've rethought the cover after I had lunch with a friend over the weekend, and told him about using my Mr Puff port...

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My next book is going to be something very different (again).

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Casanova - The Story of my Escape
A few years ago now I translated Casanova's account of his own escape from the Leads prison in Venice in 1756. In the 18th Century, the book was a huge hit throughout Europe, but was never published in English (Later, I gather that Arthur Machen translated ...

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I submitted a drabble to this short story competition. Please take a few seconds to read, and consider voting for me if you like it!

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Andrew Lawston... is behind you!
Sanity Clause is Coming . The sequel to Fringeworks's 2012 debut Ain't No Sanity Clause  should be hitting Amazon any day now. And it will include my short story Pantocrime , previously entitled, for reasons that I no longer even remember (but which I suspe...

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This new edition of my thesis has already outsold my previous self-publishing attempt via Lulu back in 2004...

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I just published a new e-book, my MPhil thesis on violence in some of Jean-Luc Godard's earliest films. It's fair to say I'm not expecting this niche title to be my breakthrough bestseller, but it's a solid bit of film crit (ie, I passed my MPhil...) on some awesome films.

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I sold a short story!
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