Author Archives: Nicholas J. Ordinans

About Nicholas J. Ordinans

Inkslinger and StoryTeller

‘Whose Zoo’ now a full-time project, at last!

After numerous false starts and the painfully slow production of some thirty-five thousand words, my memoir of my nearly thirty years as a Zoo Keeper, both in England and Australia, is now an ongoing, full-time project! Writing this memoir has … Continue reading

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‘The Raven’ by Edgar Allan Poe for my birthday!

What a great birthday present for a lover of words. The full text of Edgar Allan Poe’s brilliant poem on a scarf! Thank you, E! And thank you Storiarts for making it possible. http://bitsy.in/4578

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My new writing partners.

This year’s writing has started very slowly, for various reasons, but my routine has returned to some semblance of normality over the past couple of weeks. My writing life has been greatly enhanced by the addition of a completely new … Continue reading

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Vale Eli Wallach

A sad day indeed as the fine actor Eli Wallach passed away at the age of 98. Who can forget the  bandit leader Calvera in ‘The Magnificent Seven’ directed by John Sturges? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DcmzHtokiMw Or, the wily Tuco in the final … Continue reading

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I’ve published an in-depth interview at Smashwords

Please check it out at https://www.smashwords.com/interview/Nowanoz Any comments welcome! And, of course, should you have any other questions, please feel free to post them here and I will answer them to the best of my ability.

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Smashwords Annual July Sale Now On!

“Home Run’ is now free for the month of July for all e-readers at Smashwords! http://tinyurl.com/m5g9rr6         All my other e-books are available at reduced prices, too for the month of July. Grab a bargain now! http://tinyurl.com/a4f85h2Continue reading

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New 5 star review of ‘Whingeblade’ on Amazon – ‘Fun and refreshing’

Thank you ‘bec’ for your very kind review… Fun and refreshing….. May 11, 2013 By bec Format:Kindle Edition How wonderful to find an author with some truly new ideas, this book is gripping from the very first paragraph. Fantasy type … Continue reading

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