Author Calvin Jones

About Calvin Jones

Author, freelance writer, wildlife nut!

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Born

Prestatyn, North Wales

Lives

West Cork, Ireland

Works

Wherever I find myself
I'm a freelance writer and author, tech enthusiast and wildife nut. Originally from the North Wales coast, I studied Marine Biology at the University of Liverpool before travelling extensively and eventually settling on the stunning West Cork coast in Ireland. As well as my own writing I work with select business clients to improve the performance of their online content.
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Writing Timeline

First Novel

1998-1999
I wrote "Empire", a 160,000 word fantasy novel, mostly on a Psion Series 3 handheld computer whilst travelling through Southeast Asia, Australia and The Americas 

Started Freelancing

2000
Moved to Ireland. Started submitting freelance work to local newspapers and magazines alongside the day job

Freelance Columnist, Features Writer & Copywriter

Wrote various columns and features on a freelance basis for publications in Ireland and the UK. Worked with business clients on marketing collateral and online content. Left the day job to write full-time.
2001-Present

Understanding Digital Marketing

2007-2014
Co-authored the first two editions of "Understanding Digital Marketing" and "The Best Digital Marketing Campaigns in the World". Published through London based publisher, Kogan Page.

Created Ireland's Wildlife

2009-present
Dived into digital publishing by setting up and building Ireland's Wildlife into Ireland's most popular online wildlife and nature destination.

Self-published "Empire"

2012
As an e-publishing experiment, dusted off the Empire manuscript, formatted it, created a cover and self-published it through Amazon's Kindle KDP platform. You'll find it here.

The Irish Wildlife Collection

2017-present
The Irish Wildife Collection is a compilation of my wildlife and nature writing from various sources. Volume 1 and 2 are available now, Volume 3 is on the way. You'll find them here.

Started work on a new crime thriller

2020
Working on a new crime thriller based in West Cork — potentially the first in a series.
Calvin Jones
I write fiction, non-fiction, feature articles, online content, commercial copy and work with business owners to improve communications across all media. 

You'll find my books on my Amazon author page.  
Calvin on Amazon

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