Julian Bell is the author of Whatever You Say, Say Nothing, a love story taking place in Dublin in 1920 at the height of the Irish War of Independence, published by Amazon, and The Bloody Question, a historical thriller set amongst undercover Catholics in Elizabethan England, published by Endeavour Media. Whatever You Say, Say Nothing is the first in a trilogy; the other two volumes cover German spies and Communists in London during the Blitz, and a family tragedy in London in the 1970s. Julian has also been regularly published as a poet, a book reviewer and a restaurant reviewer, has been commissioned by the Royal School of Church Music to write the lyrics of a Christmas carol, and has had his comedy sketches performed on BBC Radio 4.
Julian is currently working on two projects: A Multitude of Sins, a historical novel set in the Irish Famine of the 1840s, and The Debating Book, a how to guide for student debaters and their teachers. As Head of English and Debating at Godolphin and Latymer School in London, Julian has set up and runs a number of competitions and is seen as a leader in the school debating world. He also works as an oracy trainer for the English Speaking Union, and teaches a course for adults on Effective Public Speaking. His blog, www.debatingforeveryone.com, is a highly regarded, popular and authoritative resource for debating students and teachers. Julian tweets at @Debate4Everyone