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JON MARKES

Welcome to my writing world.

I am a writer and shopkeeper, living in York, UK. I recently completed my first novel, Casting Long  Shadows, which has been twenty years in the writing.

I will be adding more writing to this site very soon.

 

MY WRITINGS

 
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THE WAITRESS

Runner-up in December 2017 Writing Magazine competition.


Click HERE for link. 

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LEEFORD VILLAGE

A serial I co-write with the author Michael Braccia is currently being published by the Express and Star online.

Click HERE for the latest episode (79) 

Episodes 1-78 are available in the drop down menus.

To find out more about our writing process click HERE.

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MR TOOTH'S CIGAR

Runner-up in July 2017 Writing Magazine competition.

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Did You Think of Me?

This is another interpretation of my story 'Goodbye'. My friend and Leeford Village co-writer, Michael Braccia turned it into a song and we recorded it in early 2020. 

Here is the song!

 

 

 

Written by Michael Braccia

Produced and engineered by Bruford Low

Michael Braccia - vocals, guitar; Bruford Low - keys; Jon Markes - bass

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Goodbye

I wrote Goodbye after watching an episode of the BBC's Long Lost Family. Patricia Jones, (whose acting credits include Grange Hill, Byker Grove, Emmerdale, Coronation Street and many theatrical performances), interpreted and performed the piece.