Alex Blackwell is a frequent author, writing about sailing and sailing adventures, contributing to several magazines, websites and e-zines. He has enjoyed a professional career as copywriter, marketer and speaker.
Alex has written and self-published two novels and is working on the third of his series. He also published an oyster cook book. Together with his wife Daria he has written and published two further non-fiction books: one on boat anchoring and one on sailing or driving along the Wild Atlantic Way, as well as a short story collection “Onyx, the Cruising Kitty”. All titles are available in print and Kindle format, Alex having done the design, layout and prep for the final files, including the conversion to Kindle format.
Leveraging social media, their informational and publishing websites, and public speaking engagements, their anchoring book has become the best seller in its genre on Amazon. The other titles have also all been well received and are slowly gaining traction.
Alex does seminars on a topics such as boat anchoring, sailing to distant lands, as well as self-publishing. As a licensed captain (Master Mariner), Alex also does both local and international yacht deliveries.