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Added by Steve Downes on March 25, 2015 at 10:02 — No Comments
NEW from Pagan Publications Ireland: Land of Lies by Cal Murphy available on all Amazon Book Stores Today #novel
Writer, 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,…Continue
Added by Steve Downes on March 23, 2015 at 8:32 — No Comments
One day, I know, I shall start work on a proper novel. But I've been doing the short story thing, partly because I enjoy it, and partly because Bradbury recommended it as a the best exercise for finding ideas and keeping a hand in storytelling. And speaking of Bradbury, I have ideas for story collections that I want to put together in a way that works as a narrative, not just a hodgepodge collection.
I know the market has changed immensely with the Internet; there's still places for…Continue
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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
Added by Steve Downes on March 13, 2015 at 16:09 — No Comments
So happy to have finally finished editing my YA Scifi novel but, my god! Writing the synopsis to send out to agents is like wringing the life out of a beloved pet.
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In Honour of Terry Pratchett (R.I.P.)
My Top 10 Discworld Books
Added by Steve Downes on March 12, 2015 at 15:57 — No Comments
Well folks ...that's it, a total of 300,000 words in three books over two and half years ...the Botolf Chronicles are finished
Added by Steve Downes on March 4, 2015 at 12:20 — No Comments
As a child, I spent my summer evenings walking the North Downs. The sun, dust and open fields. There was an over whelming feeling of a disconnect. I never felt in the world, a feeling that has permeated my life since.
The world exists in spite of me, in-spite of us. The world without me was present before I was born, and will be after I'm gone. My after life will be the same as my life is now. It isn't contradictory, its a continuation. As I face my passing, I don't fear death, I…Continue
Added by Elliot Black on March 1, 2015 at 11:54 — No Comments