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.

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The Williamson Papers

I've just sent the third of the trilogy about John Williamson off to Accent for editing. It won't be out until next year, but I’d like to mark the occasion by writing a little bit about "The Williamson Papers".John Williamson makes his first appearance in The White Rajah, the first…


The last couple of weeks have seen blog posts from guest writers talking about how they got into writing – whether by genetic disposition (Jenny Kane) or by going on a residential writing course (Maggie Cummiss).Guest posts like this always get a lot of interest. Perhaps it’s because a lot…

Guest blog: Maggie Cammiss shares her writing journey

Another guest post this week as Maggie Cammiss tells us about how she came to write her first novel (published by Accent Press, who also publish my books). Everybody starts differently and it's always interesting to see how people get from that first idea to seeing their words in print.Maggie…

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