Daniel Whelan was born in Cheshire, but grew up in North Wales. He left for London in 2000 to study for a degree in acting. His adaptation of Richard Adams's Watership Down premiered at The Riverside Studios and was acclaimed by Mr Adams as one of the best he'd read. His next play, A Harlot's Progress, inspired by the etchings of Hogarth, was well received by TimeOut. Alas, Mr Hogarth was too dead to give his opinion. "
"The Box of Demons, Daniel's debut novel, was winner of the Write Now! Prize.
@NicoleBurstein they were a good bunch though. Did you have fun?
by @dwhelanwriter - 2 days ago
@NicoleBurstein you're lucky. It was one of my 1st events. Done in the shadow of all the well known authors who got there before me!
@NicoleBurstein ooh! Do they still have their wall of authors in the big room you do your talks in?
RT @PhilipArdagh: "A government for all the people, responding to the will of the people and destroying public services for the people. Tha…
@hollyriversshow I'm so fond of that gag but no one ever gets it! Really should have cut it. And am now annoyed about my rubbish spelling.
dwhelanwriter - 8 days ago
This is my hotel in Sweden!
dwhelanwriter - 18 days ago
I visited the Star Wars Identities exhibition this morning, where I created Dab here. Dab is a spelunking Ewok fighter pilot from the planet Hoth. I think Dab deserves his own Star Wars spin off film.
dwhelanwriter - 20 days ago
Excellent #WorldBookDay cakes provided for hungry authors at #YsgolBrynAlyn - thanks Mrs Maddocks!
Last stop on the tour - Ysgol Bryn Alyn in #Wrexham #worldbookday
dwhelanwriter - 21 days ago
Supreme cosplay skills from the #Eirias staff today #worldbookday
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in which a new short story is presented
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One down, sixty-two to go
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in which I decide to tackle my 'to be read' pile
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