Tim Glynne-Jones

Tim Glynne-Jones - Editor

Reigate, UK

A published writer and editor, working as an author, editor, journalist and copywriter in England.

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Overview

I have been a writer and editor for over 30 years, working in journalism, marketing and books. I have had 30+ non-fiction books published by Arcturus, Carlton Books and Random House and I have edited books for BBC Books, Phaidon, Arcturus and Harper Collins. Subjects range from football to the English language – a broad range! I'm thorough and accurate but pragmatic and open-minded too, good at communicating and I pride myself on giving good value for money.
Languages
English (UK)
Non-Fiction
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits
Entertainment
Home & Garden
Music
Self-help & Self-improvement
Sports & outdoor recreation
Fiction
Fantasy
Humor & Comedy

Awards

  • Wishing Shelf Book Awards - Finalist

Portfolio (10 selected works)

The Book of Words: An Entertaining Look at Words and How we Have Come to Use Them

Tim Glynne-Jones

Words have come a long way since they were invented as a nifty tool to help us communicate. We have played with them, made up rules for them, added bits to them and taken bits off. We’ve gathered them into languages, adopted and defined them. The words we use say so much about who we are, yet most of them slip from our mouths without a second thought.The Book of Words is a brief pause for refl... read more

Words have come a long way since they were invented as a nifty tool to help us communicate. We have played with them, made up rules for them, added bits to them and taken bits off. We’ve gathered them into languages, adopted and defined them. The words we use say so much about who we are, yet most of them slip from our mouths without a second thought.The Book of Words is a brief pause for refl... read more

The Book of Numbers

Tim Glynne-Jones

From zero to infinity, The Book of Numbers is a handy-sized volume which opens up a new realm of knowledge. Where else in one place could you find out how the illegal numbers racket worked, what makes some people see numbers as colours, why the standard US rail gauge exactly matches the axle width of an ancient Roman chariot, and the numerological connection between Adolf Hitler and Osama Bin ... read more

From zero to infinity, The Book of Numbers is a handy-sized volume which opens up a new realm of knowledge. Where else in one place could you find out how the illegal numbers racket worked, what makes some people see numbers as colours, why the standard US rail gauge exactly matches the axle width of an ancient Roman chariot, and the numerological connection between Adolf Hitler and Osama Bin ... read more

Born in the 40s

Tim Glynne-Jones

Take a stroll down Memory Lane with this wonderful collection of photographs of Britain in the 1940s, which evokes those Happy Days when everyone pulled together to defeat Hitler and kept smiling despite the hardship of the post-war years.

Take a stroll down Memory Lane with this wonderful collection of photographs of Britain in the 1940s, which evokes those Happy Days when everyone pulled together to defeat Hitler and kept smiling despite the hardship of the post-war years.

Born in the 60s

Tim Glynne-Jones

Take a stroll down Memory Lane with this wonderful collection of photographs of Britain in the 1960s, a revolutionary decade when the consumer society arrived on every family's doorstep and Swinging London briefly came to be the centre of the world.

Take a stroll down Memory Lane with this wonderful collection of photographs of Britain in the 1960s, a revolutionary decade when the consumer society arrived on every family's doorstep and Swinging London briefly came to be the centre of the world.

The Way We Were the British at Work

Tim Glynne Jones

Way We Were the British at Work

Way We Were the British at Work

Word of the Week: Volume One: A year's worth of nourishment for the literally peckish

Tim Glynne-Jones

Word of the Week is an anthology of 52 humorous articles, each based on a different word. Examples include Cheese, Trump, Pants, Paranoia and Random. The words trigger an assortment of wry observations on life, as well as revealing some surprising historical facts and amusing home truths. The perfect gift for anyone with a love of words, trivia and satire.

Word of the Week is an anthology of 52 humorous articles, each based on a different word. Examples include Cheese, Trump, Pants, Paranoia and Random. The words trigger an assortment of wry observations on life, as well as revealing some surprising historical facts and amusing home truths. The perfect gift for anyone with a love of words, trivia and satire.

The 50 States of America: The people, the places, the history

Tim Glynne-Jones

The 50 States plus Washington DC that make up the USA all play their own unique part in the history and character of the nation. This book is an educational guide that teaches young readers about America's rich and varied history, geography and culture, and the people and places that stand out.

The 50 States plus Washington DC that make up the USA all play their own unique part in the history and character of the nation. This book is an educational guide that teaches young readers about America's rich and varied history, geography and culture, and the people and places that stand out.

Game of Two Halves

Tim Glynne-Jones

Football Yesterday and Today is a photo book in the iconic style of America Yesterday and Today, with the past in evocative black and white side by side with the present in vivid colour. This nostalgic look back to the present-day allows the modern fan to see just how much things have moved on over the years but not much has altered. Images of the past are strangely different yet oddly familia... read more

Football Yesterday and Today is a photo book in the iconic style of America Yesterday and Today, with the past in evocative black and white side by side with the present in vivid colour. This nostalgic look back to the present-day allows the modern fan to see just how much things have moved on over the years but not much has altered. Images of the past are strangely different yet oddly familia... read more

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