Tom Elliott


Most of what I write is nonfiction. I've never been entirely happy that this genre is named in terms of what it is not – this is not fiction. However, it has inspired a useful note to post above the desk:

Find out what the thing really is. Work with that. Don’t be making stuff up.

I still like that sticky note, but after staring at it for quite some time I’ve started making stuff up. I’ve been enjoying writing flash fiction and have a novel in the works.

Of course, I take some trouble to have my imaginary people live in a fact-checked world. They don’t seem to mind, and it makes me feel better.

I'd love to hear from you. Please include your email address if you'd like a response - I won't give, sell, rent, or barter your address.  

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You can email me directly at trelliott(at)gmail(dot)com


(C) Thomas R. Elliott 2013