"Robertsbridge-based TV, radio and film comedy writer scriptwriter, and former research scientist, Terry Newman is one of 15 authors signed up by major fantasy publisher Harper Voyager after an open submissions fortnight.
His book 'Detective Strongoak and the Case of the Dead Elf‘, a comedy detective fantasy featuring a dwarf detective named Nicely Strongoak, was one of 5000 novels submitted in October 2012. It became a Kindle #1 Epic Fantasy Bestseller.
Terry, who has penned jokes for comedy aristocracy such as Rory Bremner, written award-winning stage plays and published many papers on heart and lung function, is naturally delighted. After all: “goblins with shooters, surfing elves and dwarfs in cool hats – what’s not to like?”