Archive for October 2016

Mike Brooks’ Top 5 Writing Tips

Oct 29th, 2016 | By

To celebrate the launch today of The Machine Society by Mike Brooks, here are the author’s top 5 writing tips. Turn the internal critic into an internal supervisor A lot of writers seem to like to beat themselves up. I’ve done it myself. Why are we so unkind to ourselves?! ‘I haven’t written enough –

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Publication Day: Dangerous Pilgrims

Oct 28th, 2016 | By

by Lawrence Swaim Extract: So I began to write the occasional Guatemala story. The bureau chief was a fallen Mormon who was extraordinarily sensitive to any story that questioned or focused on American support of the dictatorships then flourishing in Latin America. These kinds of stories he labeled “advocacy journalism;” as far as I could

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Pilgrimage on the Path of Love by Barbara Ann Briggs

Oct 28th, 2016 | By

Pilgrimage on the Path of Love is the story of a woman of great courage who travels alone to India in search of spiritual fulfillment. Her desire for a fulfilling relationship through human love is transmuted into an eternal relationship with God. Living very simply in a Himalayan hill station, she meets people from all

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October/November eBook Promotion

Oct 25th, 2016 | By

From 15th October – 15th November eBook Promotion at $£0.99 (subject to tax by different retailer sites. This promotion should be available from all participating ebook platform sellers, which include Google, Amazon, Apple, Overdrive (for Waterstones) and Barnes and Noble.   “Does for London what ‘Pure’ did for Paris.” Jane Myles, author   Messiah – Love, music

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Dystopian Fiction

Oct 24th, 2016 | By

We are fish, swimming in a sea of advertising – and we don’t realise we’re drowning. What if we are already living in a kind dystopia, except we just don’t realise it. Article by novelist Mike Brooks. In his novel Annihilation, one of Jeff VanderMeer’s characters claims: ‘The madness of the world tries to colonise

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The Rupturing State of America

Oct 10th, 2016 | By

First appeared in opednews.com on Oct. 29, 2011 By Dan P. Greaney, author of The Worst Generation, published by Roundfire September 2016 Our forebears recognized that capable political institutions are necessary to secure the benefits of living in a society.   As we follow in the American tradition, seeking to sustain a democratic government, we must

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