"It's not too late to be what you might have been." George Elliot

Dylan Thomas exhorted us to. . .

'Go not gently into that good night'. 

This website intends following his advice.

WARNING - you might experience a bit of a rant when you click on the ABOUT TAB!





TalesFromWales.net aims to become a platform for self published and aspiring authors fed up with hearing that familiar and endearing response from established publishers.


Hopefully, not that endearing.

Published authors are also welcome.
No discrimination!

Click the AUTHORS TAB to meet our Featured Authors - aspiring and published. That means YOU.



TalesFromWales.net will feature
your books and enable you to sell direct.  

Click the BOOKSHOP TAB to view
our growing selection.

For Example

email: phil@talesfromwales.net









This is where we:

  • Feature individual authors, aspiring , self published and published.
  • Offer advice and technical support.
  • Promote events.
  • Invite guest posts.


email: phil@talesfromwales.net














Book Of The Week
A Dozent Tales of Misfortune

by Paul Worthington


Paul is a former pupil of mine who did not start writing seriously until he was thirty.
Paul is a writer of considerable talent and potential. Reminiscent of an embryonic Stephen King he will only get better and better.

Download a taster story 'The Stump' from our DOWNLOADS  page.






 Blog Of The Month
The Wales Blog Network

Blogging is a universally accepted form of literary expression. There are many excellent and diverse  Welsh blogs.

This page provides links to your blogs or blogs you may find interesting or helpful. Click on the 'Blog Of The Week' image to visit the featured blog.

Tales From Wales will regularly explore some in more depth in our own blog.

Click on the WELSH BLOGGERS TAB to view links to more Welsh blogs.






Links to:

  • Welsh Societies Worldwide
  • Writing Groups
  • Resources


 Click on the  LINKS TAB for more details.

I would be very interested in highlighting any work produced by Writer's Groups across Wales or in Welsh Societies across the globe.

If you would like anything included please email me:









Free downloads in PDF format to showcase the talents of self published and emerging writers.

Cick on the DOWNLOADS TAB and take a look.

On this page potential readers will find extracts of writers published work in PDF format for instant download.
Links to the complete books are provided.

Any author wishing to supply extracts or short stories should send them to:






Videos are becoming increasingly popular with authors as a means of promoting  their work.

Click on the VIDEOS TAB to view some examples by Welsh writers.

If you have a video send me the YouTube details at:









Tales From Wales Quarterly Magazine

Every quarter Tales From Wales intends publishing a free digital magazine.
To subscribe simply SIGN UP to our NEWSLETTER.
What you can expect:

  • Short Stories
  • Best Blog Posts
  • Featured Authors and Their Books
  • Featured Blogger
  • 'How To' Articles - Create Your Own Video Trailer etc.
  • Featured Writing Group/Welsh Society
  • Guest Artist/Creative Person
  • Events


Featured authors will also appear on our Pinterest page. Check it out.

Tales From Wales

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