The Story of John Nightly

By Tot Taylor

A novel about the rise and fall of a 70s musical prodigy

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

'The Story of John Nightly' by TOT TAYLOR - UPDATE: 10 May 2016

To all Supporters and Pledgers of the novel: firstly, thank you for the many, many pledges which has made it possible for 'The Story of John Nightly' to exist. We hit the funding target on schedule thanks to your generosity and interest in this (very involved) story of 'absolute creativity' - in this case applied to music. It's a long novel - approx 1,000 pages - so I will now be finessing all of the various strands of this very complex, very long-term project. Unbound will then take over, firstly with a copy editor, who will go through all of the elements of the book so that it can be put through the production and publishing process. This will take some months and so the novel is scheduled to finally be published in early spring 2017. The various special events, recording-studio playbacks etc are also scheduled for that time. 

In the meantime I will be posting regular updates. Please feel free to contact me direct via the Unbound site or email me at I'll be happy to hear from everyone. Thank you all again for making the novel possible in the physical world. There's a lot more to come.

you can also follow me on twitter @tottaylor1

here's the link again to the film I made about the novel:

very best wishes,  Tot                   TOT TAYLOR

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Get ahead in the neck department with this chocolate and pink bespoke saxony wool scarf from Ryder & Amies - scarfmakers to the some of the best brains in Cambridge, England - as worn by John Nightly circa 1968. Includes the ebook edition.
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