Receiving the award for Best Blog Writer and Blog of the Year 2010

With Melanie Chisholm at the launch of the Unicef/Pampers campaign to eliminate Maternal and Newborn Tetanus

Charlie helps adjust the camera before filming for BBC Look North (with Amanda White)

 In the BBC Radio studios with William Wright (above) and Peter Levy (below)

The pile of books keeps growing!

And the reviews start appearing...

With the book group at Waterstone's, Boston, discussing 'Writing Therapy'

 The 'Chrissy B' show (My Channel, Sky 203)

Books for sale!

Hassling the Hoff!

Two ways to earn a living... teacher 

... and author

Donating to charity: a cheque for 'Young Minds' raised from proceeds from the sale of 'Writing Therapy' and one for the British Legion from pledges for the novel 'The Glorious Dead'

In make-up prior to going into the studio on ITV 'This Morning'

With a 'Sir' at the House of Lords... and a 'Miss' (Emma Forbes) in the kitchen

Waiting for the green light for an interview 'down the line' on BBC Radio Four's 'Woman's Hour'

Always a thrill to find your books in the library...

... even if your own children choose not to read them!

Facing Matthew Hoggard in the nets at the MCC indoor cricket school at Lord's

In character on 'World Book Day'

With the Book Trust reading panel to decide on the books to include in the 2013 schools' book bag

The launch of the crowdfunding campaign for 'The Glorious Dead'


Tim Atkinson is a teacher, author and award-winning blogger. He was born in Colchester, brought up in Yorkshire and now lives with his wife and family in Lincolnshire.

Having studied philosophy at the University of Hull he worked at a variety of jobs including filing clerk, lay-clerk, chain-man and school teacher. He has taught philosophy at a boys' grammar school and psychology at a girls' high school and is now a full-time writer.

For the last five years he has been researching and writing a book about the aftermath of World War One called The Glorious Dead. A special hardback subscription edition of this book is being published by Unbound in November 2018 after which the trade edition will be released to the general public. You can find out more about Tim's latest book by clicking here.

What readers say...

A powerful subject tackled with energy and skill... Ian McMillan (The Glorious Dead)

A beautifully-angled novel about growing up and breaking down... Revd. Richard Coles (Writing Therapy)

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Sound advice... The Sun (Creative Writing: The Essential Guide)

Writing Therapy blew me away... Amazon

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Creative Writing: The Essential Guide (Amazon)

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Tim's writing is a pleasure to read... Writing Therapy (Amazon)

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