Jack Dowd

I'm a twenty four year old (dyslexic) writer from England. I live just outside London. I hope you enjoy reading my work just as much as I enjoy writing it.

Most commented posts

  1. Five More Fictional Places you can Visit — 11 comments
  2. Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child — 9 comments
  3. Daily Writing Routine — 8 comments
  4. Symbolism — 8 comments
  5. 1st place in Metamorphose Science Fiction Short Story Competition. — 5 comments

Author's posts

Oct 13

Top five banned TV Episodes

Does anyone else remember Dick and Dom, in particular Dick and Dom in Da Bungalow? It was a wacky British children’s show in which five children (called Bunglowheads) and one celebrity would enter Dick and Dom’s Bungalow, play stupid games and get gunged. In particular does anyone remember Charlie’s infamous phone call to the Bungalow? …

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Sep 30

Spitfire review: SAS Who Dares Wins

This Spitfire review is a little different to the others. Instead of reviewing one book I’ll be reviewing five, all of which are military themed. So this is a Spitfire Squadron review…. Despite the fact that my father used in the British Military and I loved playing games such as Call of Duty and Battlefield …

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Sep 08

Camden Fringe review 2019

I love the Camden Fringe Festival. It’s cheaper than the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, it’s local (for me) and I always see high calibre shows. This year was no exception. Although I booked myself into nine shows, due to work commitments, I was only able to attend four. So to the five shows I booked but …

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Sep 01

One year anniversary: Empty Nights

When I woke up this morning I discovered an interesting notification on my Facebook account. One year ago today, your video “Empty Nights Launch” was published. A year ago today I published my first novel, Empty Nights. It’s hard to believe that an whole year as past since that day. The date, September 1st 2018, …

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Aug 25

Review/Interview: Gup the Sailer and the Devil to Pay by Jenai M. Marek

Hello all, When I published Empty Nights last year I published with an Indi publishing company called MommaShark Press which was founded by Jenai M. Marek. I’ve also worked with Jenai on the Write Up Our Alley YouTube channel which can be found in the tabs above. Jenai has just released her second novel in …

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Aug 11

Spitfire Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Shakespeare’s Globe

I love Shakespeare’s Globe. I used to think that watching a performance at the Globe would be akin to watching a Shakespearean play when it was first performed. After doing some research I discovered that all of the female parts would be played by men in drag, the audience would have thrown food onstage if …

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Aug 04

Spitfire Review: The Lion King

Hello everyone. As I’m sure many of you have noticed, Disney are re-releasing many of their old classics as live action films. In this year alone they have released Dumbo, Aladdin and The Lion King with Maleficent 2 coming out later this year. The most recent of these films, and I think the film everyone …

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Jul 28

Top five Truth is Stranger than Fiction stories.

Which of these descriptions sounds more realistic? This creature is horse-like in appearance, with a typically white mane and a horn upon its head. This creature has a metre long neck and uses its head as a club to attack other animals with. Number one, right? The description for the first animal is a unicorn …

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Jul 14

Five misconceptions about popular books

I wrote this website post as a sequel to, what I thought was, an article I published last year. When I searched for that that old article… I hadn’t written it. It was still in draft form and only consisted of two sentences. Oh. So, here are five misconceptions about popular books! I hope you …

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Jun 30

Spitfire review: Robert Falcon Scott’s Terra Nova Expedition

Hello all, I’ve recently returned from my holiday in Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands. While I was topping up my tan between taking swims in the hotel’s pool, I discovered a book that I’d downloaded on my kindle and forgotten about. The journals of Robert Falcon Scott’s Terra Nova Expedition. Scott was a British …

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