Canvey man acheives his writing dream

Chris Jones was a former machine operator for Visteon but was made redundant when the site in Basildon closed last year.

Since March 2009, the Canvey man's been working on a book for children - despite not being a great speller and having never used a computer before - while juggling his part-time job as an ambulance driver.

The fantasy 'Cameron Jack and the Key to the Universe' is about a boy who travels between worlds and was quickly snapped up by the first published he approached with it.

They even want a sequel which Chris is currently finishing.

Recently Played Tracks

On Radio: Sian Welby

7pm - 10pm

Email the show

Text 'HEART' to 82122

Sian Welby

On TV: Heart's Feel Good 50

7pm - 10pm

Watch heart TV

  • Wham! , George Michael Wake Me Up Before You Go Go

    Now

    iTunes

  • Dario G Sunchyme

    19:19

    iTunes

  • Bruno Mars Just The Way You Are

    19:16

    iTunes

  • Debarge Rhythm Of The Night

    19:08

    iTunes

More On Heart