A Chat with the Author Michael Campling – 20 October 2021

A Chat with the Author Michael Campling – 20 October 2021

A chat as I march over the Devonshire hills with our Labrador, Lottie.

Today, I let you know about an upcoming audiobook in the Devonshire Mysteries series.

I also share an insight into my writing process.

I hope you find it interesting, and if you’d like your questions answered, please let me know by commenting or dropping me a line, and I’ll do my best.

You can listen below, download the audio, or subscribe.

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What is the Devon Accent like in The Devonshire Mysteries?

What is the Devon Accent like in The Devonshire Mysteries?

If you’ve ever wondered how Dan’s neighbours in Embervale might speak, this video will give you a pretty good idea.

As in any regional accent, there will be variations depending on a person’s age or background, but this entertaining video will give you a general idea. I must point out that in this video they are grouping several counties together, whereas in real life we find that there are differences between Devon and Gloucestershire and Somerset and Bristol. Cornish is a whole different ball game.

It’s quite a humorous video and made me smile, so you might enjoy it.

Comments are welcome, but I know that we Brits get very hot under the collar about these things, so I’ll just remind you that I didn’t make the video.

 

If you want to hear an archive recording of a true Devon accent from the past, here’s one I found:

 

 

Featured Photos – 18 October 2021

Featured Photos – 18 October 2021

Sue and I took a little trip to Teignmouth at the weekend. Pronounced ‘Tin muth’, it’s a small town on the Devon coast, and like all seaside towns, it looks at its best on a sunny day.

 

I hope that you enjoy the photos.

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A Chat with the Author Michael Campling – 12 October 2021

A Chat with the Author Michael Campling – 12 October 2021

In this chat, I discuss the fact that my work is spread across several genres.

I also mention reviews, and I hope I don’t sound too sniffy. Of course, people are perfectly entitled to express their opinions, and not everyone will enjoy my work. That said, I think it’s important to remember that reviews of fiction are, on the whole, subjective.

I hope you find it interesting, and if you’d like your questions answered, please let me know by commenting or dropping me a line, and I’ll do my best.

You can listen below, download the audio, or subscribe.

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Featured Photos – 11 October 2021

Featured Photos – 11 October 2021

In our little corner of Devon, Autumn is getting well and truly settled in. It tends to be mild here in the South West, and this time of year can be grey and rainy, but we’re having a lovely start to the season with blue skies and sunshine.

I hope that you enjoy the photos.

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