Tom Williams

About me

After decades of producing business reports and non-fiction, I am finally writing the novels I always wanted to write. ‘The White Rajah’ (about James Brooke in Borneo) was published by JMS Books in 2010 and this was followed by ‘Cawnpore’ in 2012. A book based around the British invasion of Argentina in the Napoleonic Wars should be next.

From my website

Sheep in the City

Every so often I blog here about something completely random. It usually ends up being tango. This time, though, it isn't.I thought it would be fun to share something of the amazing day I had on Saturday.London does keep generating strange but fun new stuff to do. For a few…

James Burke: the story so far

Last week saw the publication of 'Burke at Waterloo'. It's the third book in the 'His Majesty's Confidential Agent' series. (Hereabouts we refer to them as 'the Burke books' but that's not their official name, for fairly obvious reasons.) Our hero, James Burke, was a real person and his first…

Buy my book. With money.

The harsh realities of publishing economics have led to a lot of angst and breast-beating amongst writers lately. Last month, the Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society claimed that the median income of professional writers was £11,000. Cue howls of anguish from would-be novelists complaining that the world was unfair to…

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