Breaking news –

Eyelands International Book Awards 2018 - nomination for The Breaking of Liam Glass by Charles HarrisLiam Glass receives second award nomination

I’m delighted to hear today that The Breaking of Liam Glass has been nominated for the 2018 Eyelands International Book Awards – the novel’s second nomination.

Final results are to be announced on December 20.

This week’s blog by Charles Harris

Did you pay for that newspaper?

Varsity newspaper [CC BY-SA 4.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Not only does democracy depend on good reporting but newspapers have traditionally been where writers learned their craft – from Dickens to Orwell.

Today almost every newspaper is failing. But there could be an answer – and it’s free…

Read here

Charles Harris’ books

The Breaking of Liam Glass - best-selling noir thriller by Charles HarrisCharles Harris’ noir thriller The Breaking of Liam Glass has received five star reviews, hit the Amazon genre best-seller lists and been nominated for a Wishing Shelf book award for fiction and 2018 Eyelands International Book Award.

“An intensely addictive page turner”Liz Barnsley –

Teach Yourself: Complete Screenwriting Course by award-winning writer-director Charles HarrisTeach Yourself: Complete Screenwriting Course takes you through the process of writing and editing from before you start to after you finish. It has reached the top two for TV Screenwriting books on Amazon and top five for cinema and sold over 6,000 copies in large format worldwide. Recommended reading on MA courses.

Jaws in Space: Powerful Pitching for Film and TVJaws in Space - Powerful Pitching for Film & TV Screenwriters by Charles Harris 

Filled with tips, tricks and industry information on pitching and selling screenplays for fiction and documentary, single dramas and series, Jaws in Space is an Amazon best-seller. Recommended on MA courses.

The Cupboard - seven magic realist short stories plus the Procedure novella by Charles HarrisThe Cupboard – seven unusual short stories, plus bonus novella The Procedure

“Had me gripped” – Lyn Moffett
“Unique and fascinating” – Brian Moyo
“Constantly surprising” – Spiros Kagadis

Police Slang

What the police really say. Funny and revealing. A stocking filler for your favourite crime reader or writer (or criminal!)

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