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Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Downes Jan 15, 2014. 3 Replies

quick questions for you all regarding freebies (amazon or not), it seems a lot of hard work to give stuff away (it's like people don't want free things that much anymore) is it worth it? and any…Continue

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FREE Novel this weekend

FREE this weekendPart I of the Botolf ChroniclesCosmogonic Marbles (e-book format)“Milliganesque absurdities pile on just recognisable (and very clever) feasibilities.”  Amazon Review UKhttp://www.amazon.co.uk/Cosmogonic-Marbles-Botolf-Chronicles-ebook/dp/B00E2SB1P4.Com…See More
Jun 12, 2015
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Cosmogonic Marbles in print

“For lovers of authors such as Tom Holt, Rankin and Walter Moers, this trans-dimensional journey is a winner.” 5 Star Review AmazonCosmogonic Marbles, Book I of the Botolf Chronicles, available in Print and E-book.http://www.amazon.co.uk/Cosmogonic-Marbles-Part-Botolf-Chronicles/dp/1511907193…See More
May 13, 2015
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NEW Print Title

Cosmogonic MarblesPart I of the Botolf Chronicles is now available IN PRINTso now you can use the book as a doorstop, a flyswatter, a basis to start a new religion or even (at a push) something to read #comedy #fantasy #novelsAmazon UK £7.50http://www.amazon.co.uk/Cosmogonic-Marbles-Part-Botolf-Chronicles/dp/1511907193Amazon.com $8.99…See More
May 6, 2015
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Books On Sale

April Book Sale, All Pagan Publications books are reduced to minimum price for this week only£0.99 / $1.484 Authors and 7 title to choose from with more titles coming soon …Cosmogonic Marbleshttp://www.amazon.com/Cosmogonic-Marbles-Botolf-Chronicles-ebook/dp/B00E2SB1P4 Temporal Tome…See More
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New Book

NEW from Pagan Publications Ireland:  Land of Lies by Cal Murphy available on all Amazon Book Stores Today #novelWriter, Cal Murphy, touches down at LAX. His Marine pal, Johnny Kensow, picks him up and the two drink themselves into the following week. For this week and two more, Cal obsessively documents his day-to-day happenings as well as the criticisms, insights, and hallucinations that come with them.With an endgame in sight and a meantime for degeneracy and brilliance, Cal is certain the…See More
Mar 23, 2015
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World Poetry Day

Today is World #Poetry Day So here are some of mine from over the last 20 years …enjoy Christmas at Christchurch         I feel translucent     a man of marble skin     as if dreaming my motions     every step a tread in water    each reach of my hand     a ghost grip touches     but nothing holds and yet     I clutch these stones and     iron spear barricades     as a sea-snail would the bedrock     for this is my folly     to hug close the masonry of charity     I feel nothing     no remorse…See More
Mar 21, 2015
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The Botolf Chronicles

One of the Positions you could apply for at Botolf-Almost-Oxford …. Interim Professor of Greek Illogical Thought From the Botolf Chronicles by Steve Downes Cosmogonic Marbleshttp://www.amazon.co.uk/Cosmogonic-Marbles-Botolf-Chronicles-ebook/dp/B00E2SB1P4 Temporal Tome…See More
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Mar 12, 2015
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Finished Books

Well folks ...that's it, a total of 300,000 words in three books over two and half years ...the Botolf Chronicles are finishedSee More
Mar 4, 2015
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Last Day of Cosmogonic Marbles Promo

Last Day of Cosmogonic Marbles Promo £0.99 / $ 1.51 #Comedy #Fantasy novel “Simply put, if you like your kicks on the surreal side, look no further. This title would sit comfortably with many in the Pratchett collection, and at times (usually after spilling my coffee over the sofa, sides split) was left wondering if It wasn't a hidden Adams'.” – Amazon 5 Star Review…See More
Feb 14, 2015
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Book On Sale

Cosmogonic Marbles promotional Price this week £0.99 Part I of the Botolf Chronicles #comedy #fantasy novels http://www.amazon.co.uk/Cosmogonic-Marbles-Botolf-Chronicles-ebook/dp/B00E2SB1P4kindly shareSee More
Feb 9, 2015
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Just updated my #Wordpress site, also added My Top Ten Punk Songs #musichttps://writerstevedownes.wordpress.com/listopolis-page/See More
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Steve Downes

Sometime poet/playwright/story-teller/joker and novelist, Steve's plays produced, performed and given awards are: Until Morning 1995, Voices 1996, For God and Country 1997, The Creator 2006. Steve has poems and stories published in magazines and anthologies in Ireland, the UK and the USA. His poetry books to-date are: The Pagan Field 1996 Celtic Echoes 2000 Side Angles 2005 (with Roger Hudson) Urbania 2010 online collection.  His first novel is Cosmogonic Marbles (part 1 of the Botolf Chronicles). 

Steve lives and works in Ireland, he's not sure where himself.

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FREE Novel this weekend

Posted on June 12, 2015 at 12:02 0 Comments

FREE this weekend

Part I of the Botolf Chronicles

Cosmogonic Marbles (e-book format)

“Milliganesque absurdities pile on just recognisable (and very clever) feasibilities.”  Amazon Review 

UK

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Cosmogonic-Marbles-Botolf-Chronicles-ebook/dp/B00E2SB1P4

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Cosmogonic Marbles in print

Posted on May 13, 2015 at 14:15 0 Comments

“For lovers of authors such as Tom Holt, Rankin and Walter Moers, this trans-dimensional journey is a winner.” 5 Star Review Amazon

Cosmogonic Marbles, Book I of the Botolf Chronicles, available in Print and E-book.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Cosmogonic-Marbles-Part-Botolf-Chronicles/dp/1511907193…

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NEW Print Title

Posted on May 6, 2015 at 13:37 0 Comments

Cosmogonic Marbles

Part I of the Botolf Chronicles is now available IN PRINT

so now you can use the book as a doorstop, a flyswatter, a basis to start a new religion or even (at a push) something to read 

#comedy #fantasy #novels

Amazon UK £7.50

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Cosmogonic-Marbles-Part-Botolf-Chronicles/dp/1511907193

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Books On Sale

Posted on April 21, 2015 at 9:56 0 Comments

April Book Sale, All Pagan Publications books are reduced to minimum price for this week only

£0.99 / $1.48

4 Authors and 7 title to choose from with more titles coming soon …

Cosmogonic Marbles

http://www.amazon.com/Cosmogonic-Marbles-Botolf-Chronicles-ebook/dp/B00E2SB1P4

 

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Who Do You Show Your Stories To?

Started by Daniel Hale in Sample Title. Last reply by Mary Chandler Nov 9, 2015. 3 Replies

I'm still working at the story-a-week thing, and keeping up with it so far. One thing I'm wondering is who I should show them to to get feedback. Some of these I want to put in the novel/collection…Continue

A Formatting Question-- How would you...?

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Okay, I know that there are about 3 instances where you'd regularly use italics in fiction: showing foreign/made-up goblidigoober words, "indicating mental thoughts" and putting stress on words being…Continue

Publishing Percentages!

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Do you send everything you complete off for publication? What's your written/submitted ratio like? What do you consider a successful percentage? Or do you go for quality over quantity! (I mean…Continue

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New works: published and otherwise.

Started by Zachary T. Owen in Sample Title. Last reply by Naomi Rawle Mar 27, 2015. 4 Replies

What stories/books/poems/novels have you recently completed or had published?I'll go first:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDvvPFBisAA^This…Continue

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Title Advice?

Posted by Daniel Hale on December 14, 2015 at 18:29 0 Comments

I just completed, as near as I can tell, my first book: a collection stories disguised as a novel. I do currently have a working title that I was initially happy with, BUT it may now be too obscure or inapplicable.

The title as it is now is "The Psalterdemalion." This is a combination of two of my favorite words: Psalter, which is a small book of psalms, and Tatterdemalion, which is a man dressed in multicolored rags and tatters. My thinking was that the man character, a story thief,…

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A Memory Resides In Soho

Posted by Ronnie Capaldi on November 24, 2015 at 21:06 0 Comments

A Memory Resides In Soho

On the 1st August 2015 a special night had arrived for seventy-five year old Robert Harris and his seventy-two year old wife Barbara.  Robert was nattily dressed in a blue suit and Barbara looked elegant in a long flowing…

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Final Stretch for my First Project

Posted by Daniel Hale on November 16, 2015 at 2:41 0 Comments

So I've got my stories together for my first collection, and am currently working on the connecting narrative. I haven't even thought yet how I'm gonna get this published. Gotta start thinking what I need to do. 

Premonition

Posted by Ronnie Capaldi on November 12, 2015 at 17:40 0 Comments

Premonition

Mark stood on a sea cliff top. A wave below roared in and sprayed out a ferocious impact. Its retreat left a glistening carpet of foamy shale. To his left, a slender figured girl appeared, dressed only in a skimpy black nightie. Her blonde…

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