Published author with 23 varied books. Founder and leader of UK`s first full-time Higher Education course in Professional Writing. Scriptwriter, journalist and lecturer. Also a lot more fun than the stark list of facts above would suggest. Web site at www.neilnixon.com.
A 'Fever Pitch' for the ordinary football fan and the longest love letter I'll ever write. Basically the ups and downs of decades following Carlisle United. 'Excellent, bloody excellent, by turns; hilarious, tragic and chillingly honest.
An accessible little primer on all aspects of Creative Writing. Adopted widely by classes including adult education and specialist groups. I know because I get e-mails from everyone from housewives to convicted criminals, most of them praising the book!
Full-on fist, football and - occasional - f***ing action in seventies West Cumbria. Young Dougie Grimton dreams of being in with the right crowd, inside his buxom cousin Kerry and proving himself where it really counts....in a fight! Greyhounds are kidnap
This is the story of a season in which Carlisle United made history. Starting with the first Carlisle player in forty years to make an international appearance, working its way through three managers, taking in a record breaking run of home wins and endin
A genuine tell-it-like-it-is account of the things people need to do to get a break. Interviews with everyone from open mic poets to best-selling authors, and practical advice on how to make the business work for you. Author Neil Nixon has published 20 bo
A short story; about a rock musician but also about the battle to create any artistic work of merit. I tried structuring it like a song verse/chorus a couple of times, middle eight, verse/chorus and fade.