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Rob Keeley events

Last year's launch at Linghams

Just a reminder that tomorrow (Sat Sep 26) is my book launch for my ghost novel for kids "The Spirit of London", held at Linghams Booksellers, Heswall, Wirral from 11am: full details at www.robkeeley.co.uk.  It's the first day of the Heswall Arts…

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Added by Rob Keeley on September 25, 2015 at 8:55 — No Comments

Rob Keeley's book launch - reminder

Just a reminder that it's my book launch for "The Spirit of London" one week from tomorrow:

 

Saturday 26 September

 

from 11am

 

at

 

Linghams Booksellers…

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Added by Rob Keeley on September 18, 2015 at 10:17 — No Comments

Rob Keeley's guest blog

Am guest hosting a blog on Read It Daddy, with an exclusive interview with my character Edward Fitzberranger!

(From the "Spirits" series of ghost novels for the 8-12s.)

http://readitdaddy.blogspot.co.uk/2015/09/a-guest-blog-post-from-rob-keeley.html

Also contains exclusive plot details!

Added by Rob Keeley on September 1, 2015 at 10:36 — No Comments

Rob Keeley update

I will be holding my book launch for "The Spirit of London" at Linghams Booksellers, Heswall, Wirral from 11am on Saturday 26 September, the first day of the Heswall Arts Festival!  The Festival has all manner of arts events and performers and is well worth a visit.  Details of my event on News at www.robkeeley.co.uk

 

You can now read all my latest news by following me on Twitter: @RobKeeleyAuthor

 

Still up for theatre…

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Added by Rob Keeley on July 27, 2015 at 9:43 — No Comments

The Spirit of London on Books Monthly

"...it's a terrific read, no matter how old you are! Chilling atmosphere, great sense of history, superb story all round."

Another great review of my new book for kids "The Spirit of London", this time on www.booksmonthly.co.uk.  (Though it's on the adults page!)

Further info and activities shortly at www.robkeeley.co.uk 

(There must be someone who'd like me to adapt these successful…

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Added by Rob Keeley on July 2, 2015 at 10:14 — No Comments

Excellent advance review for The Spirit of London!

The Spirit of London, my new ghost novel for children, has had an excellent, 4-star advance review on The Bookbag website!  Visit:

http://www.thebookbag.co.uk/reviews/index.php?title=The_Spirit_of_London_by_Rob_Keeley

Now, does anyone want me to adapt this or the preceding book into a play for all the family...?…

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Added by Rob Keeley on June 20, 2015 at 9:56 — No Comments

The Spirit of London - cover

Cover for "The Spirit of London", the second in my "Spirits" series of ghost novels for the 8-12s.  Now listed on Amazon, Waterstones, Blackwell's!  Details at www.robkeeley.co.uk

 

I would love to turn it into a play, too! :-)

 

Rob…

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Added by Rob Keeley on May 27, 2015 at 10:01 — No Comments

People's Book Prize - final deadline

Morning all

 

Just to say this week is the last chance to vote for my novel for children Childish Spirits for the People's Book Prize! Deadline is this Thursday, 14 May.  If anyone would like to vote for me I would be enormously grateful.  You can download the opening of the book free and join the vote at:



http://www.peoplesbookprize.com/book.php?id=1254

 

Many…

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Added by Rob Keeley on May 11, 2015 at 8:28 — No Comments

The Spirit of London - news update

Bit more news on my next ghost novel for children The Spirit of London (see earlier blog post): the front cover and further information are now online at www.robkeeley.co.uk.  The book will be published in September (though it will likely be available online sooner). 

 

I'm still keen to hear from any children's/family writers/theatre practitioners keen to network on here. 

 

Rob

Added by Rob Keeley on April 28, 2015 at 14:03 — No Comments

The Spirit of London

Hi all

 

Just a bit of news to share: my next ghost novel for children, the sequel to the People's Book Prize-nominated Childish Spirits, is scheduled for publication in September 2015 and, as regulars at www.robkeeley.co.uk will know, is entitled:



The Spirit of London

 

Details of the book can now be read on my publisher's website at:…

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Added by Rob Keeley on March 17, 2015 at 15:27 — No Comments

Rob Keeley's Chain Gang script

Morning all

 

As a quick example of my dramatic writing, here's the link to the script I wrote for BBC Radio 4 Extra's "Chain Gang" a few years ago.  (It was then BBC Radio 7.)

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio7/chaingang/chaingang2009alt1.shtml

 

"Chain Gang" was a radio serial where every episode was by a different writer - the head writer was Robert Shearman of "Doctor Who"…

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Added by Rob Keeley on March 11, 2015 at 10:58 — No Comments

New group?

Morning everyone

 

Am re-posting this just in case anyone interested missed it at the end of my post yesterday!

 

Would anyone be interested in starting up a group on here to discuss children's theatre, literature, TV, film etc.?  It might be a way for like-minded creatives to get together, as I've noticed quite a few people on here write for kids, visit schools etc., as I do.  Let me know via comments on this if you're interested and I'll set it…

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Added by Rob Keeley on March 10, 2015 at 8:39 — 2 Comments

People's Book Prize

Hello again everyone, pleased to have joined such an active creative community.  Have sent my writing sample in to NT Wales so fingers crossed for me as a writer for the stage!  Meanwhile, I've put my children's book writer's hat back on and am doing my best to spread the word that my first novel for children, Childish Spirits, has been nominated for the People's Book Prize!  It's a ghost story for the 8-12s and was my assessed work for my Master's in Creative Writing in 2013. …

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Added by Rob Keeley on March 9, 2015 at 14:42 — No Comments

@NTWtweets on Twitter

Saturday is our final day #talkingshop We invite u all to come back in June to see the rehearsed readings & hear what we found out & what we would like to do next. Date & location to follow. We have planted a seed & need yr help it to make it grow. C u tomorrow?

Saturday is our final day We invite u all to come back in June to see the rehearsed readings & hear what we found out & what we would like to do next. Date & location to follow. We have planted a seed & need yr help it to make it grow. C u tomorrow?

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