Tristan Biggs

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Tristan Biggs

Location: Midrand, South Africa

Member Since: July 2015

Last online: April 2018

Open for read requests: Yes

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Last Updated Sep 16, 2017

Crowd-Funding

To all my readers - Thank you for your continued support. I appreciate it so much. 

I have always been interested in writing and art, ever since I was a child. I was brought up surrounded by books and artwork, my father being a talented artist, and an avid reader as well. We grew up without television, so the only outside entertainment we had was the radio. At the time, there was a station in South Africa called Springbok Radio, and they used to air radio dramas, which I loved. So when I started writing my own material, I was inspired to re-create something of that era. Of course, it has started humbly, using text to voice technology, but my vision for the future is to improve the quality of my productions to the standard of the old audio dramas. This is also aimed at reaching out to those people who cannot read, or whose sight is impaired.

I have started a crowd funding campaign on Indiegogo to raise funds so that I can create better audio books/dramas. If you are interested, then visit my page at: indiegogo.com/individuals/18606180. The books that I am planning on using can be seen on Vimeo. The address there is:  https://vimeo.com/tristanbiggs.


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I was born in Zimbabwe (then Rhodesia). From a very young age, I was exposed to a multitude of books (To date, my father and step-mother own over 800 books between them). As soon as I was old enough, I began to read C.S. Lewis, and later Tolkien. At the age of 6, I wrote my first short story. Although I can't remember the details, I do recall that it won third prize in my age group. This was a surprise as I had been diagnosed with dislexia just before this. I have always had a soft-spot for fantasy, but unusual true stories also interest me. One in particular struck me when I was about 14 (I won't spoil it because this will probably be my first submission).

I have tried to publish on other sites, but - unless you are already an established writer - you have to stand in line, and on some of these sites, the line is LONG! In any case, that book took me 13 years to write! That's why I turned to writing short-stories. Publishing hard-copy nowadays is also a schlepp because of the costs involved, and with the digital media, paper seems a bit old fashioned.

As a warm-blooded male, and a Leo at that, I also like stories that are on the more steamy side. Hey - Variety is the spice of life, and the spicier the better I say.

Check out the audio-versions on Vimeo and Patreon. My links are: https://vimeo.com/tristanbiggs and https://www.patreon.com/user

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