“An utterly charming delight, snapshots of British history viewed through the people who have lived in and around this castle for almost seven hundred years, a reminder, if one be needed, that these magnificent structures are more than just our architectural heritage… this is a lovely and unusual addition to British comics shelves, and a charming read for both those well-versed in history and those who are only dipping their toes in, curious to know more.” – Forbidden Planet (read full review here).
“In Dead Men’s Teeth and Other Stories Jamie Rhodes has mined and minted gold from the British Library Archives. Inspired by sources as various as a ship’s surgeon’s log, verbatim interviews, diaries or even advertisements for false teeth, Rhodes gives us glimpses into unexpected places, the forgotten corners of history, in stories told with the authentic weirdness of truth; touching, quirky and humane.”
Olivia Hetreed, BAFTA nominated screenwriter of Girl with a Pearl Earring, and Wuthering Heights (2011 film). President of the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain.
“Jamie has an infectious love of words and a belief that as an aspiring author you can do better. He is a gentle force that keeps you focused on what you can achieve and the kind of mentor that pushes you to succeed.” – Lainy Malkani, author (Sugar, Sugar: Bitter Sweet Tales of Indian Migrant Workers. 2017)
Lainy Malkani, Author (Sugar Sugar, 2017)
Writing for a Dungeons & Dragons character class: The Gunslinger
I recently got my first TTRPG writing commission and am thrilled to have a writer credit in the TTRPG industry! With brilliant game design, slick art direction, and awesome original artwork, I am proud to be the writer on this project. Here’s how I got the gig and what it was like to write for The Gunslinger.
Why Thought Leadership Content Writing is so Valuable
The best thought leadership content can set a business apart from competitors by positioning it as a voice of authority in a particular field or industry. Individual business owners and directors, as well as companies and brands, can all benefit from well-researched and professionally written thought leadership content.
Philosophical Marketing: What can Plato’s Republic teach us about marketing?
The world turns on stories, from the story of what money means to the story of what time it is and how we measure it. My theory of storytelling in marketing starts in Ancient Greece. In this post, I will discuss how Plato’s Tripartite Theory of the Soul can be used as a framework to help marketeers reach customers in a more meaningful way.
The Phenomenological Experience of Story Immersion
The Phenomenological Experience of Story Immersion is a multi-disciplinary PhD in philosophy and creative writing, by Jamie Rhodes. Never before has the power of stories to trigger ontological shifts in individuals, and consequently the societies they partake in, had such great an impact on such large populations.