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Fiction Author Offers A Fresh New Twist On The Gnostics

Posted on 22 May 2019

Over the years, there have been many fine offerings on the subject of Gnosis (from Greek, ‘seeking to know’) given to us by scholars who have devoted their careers to translating such ancient texts as the Dead Sea Scrolls as well as ‘gnostic gospels’ found at Nag Hammadi in Egypt. Both those collections were discovered during the mid 1940’s and they have been dated to the e ...

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The Physician Poetry Connection: A Reemerging Trend

Posted on 22 May 2019

The connection between poetry and medicine has long been seen throughout history. In Greek mythology, the god Apollo’s powers included the arts of healing and poetry.  In the 19th century, famous physician-poet John Keats was an English doctor who went on to write many works of poetry.  Among the most famous of all American physician-poets was William Carlos Williams, a doctor ...

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How Shel Silverstein Quotes Inspire Mike Lee's Not Gonna Write Poems

Posted on 22 May 2019

A Poetry Book for All the Non Poets
In 2017, urgent care physician Dr. Michael Lee began crafting his first book of children’s poetry and enlisted his ten-year old daughter, Jessica, to collaborate on the poems’ accompanying drawings. Lee wrote Not Gonna Write Poems: A Poetry Book for all the Non Poets, inspired by Shel Silverstein’s collection of quirky quotes. The sharp and ...

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“Not Gonna Write Poems” Makes Poetry Fun, Playful and Engaging

Posted on 13 May 2019

Poetry is not dead. And it’s not just for stuffy intellectuals either. Poetry that children and people of all ages can read and enjoy is alive and well, thanks to Michael A. Lee’s new book of humorous poems titled “Not Gonna Write Poems.” This is a fun-to-read poetry book written by a physician turned poet, who is also a husband and father; so his rib-tickling poems address t ...

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The Universe is Currently Expanding 9% faster than the Early Universe

Posted on 04 May 2019

Early studies of the universe, have always confirmed that the earth should be expanding at one speed, however, in recent years, when astronomers measure the universe, they find a faster rate of expansion. This phenomenon has remained a conundrum to scientists.Humans have always sought to educate themselves on the wonders of the universe. Books, such as Astroglossary have been written to provi ...

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New Astronomy Book Sheds Light on Ever-Expanding Universe

Posted on 04 May 2019

Top astronomers all over the world have had a working understanding for about a century that the universe is continually expanding. But recent discoveries have had astronomers double-checking their facts. This is because according to recent research, the current universe is expanding 9% faster than the early universe. This is faster than first predicted. And you can read about these findings ...

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A WORLD AT PEACE: Is That What You Really Want?

Posted on 08 April 2019

I recently published two very different stories. One is, as my publisher described it, “a dystopic/eutopic fairy tale”. The other is, again in the words of my publisher, “part psychological thriller, part ghost story.” This second story dealt with dark themes. My publisher loved it. The first, Lucy, is a story about a tween-age girl, ten-year-old Lucy, who es ...

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Canadian Publisher Promotes Independent Authors At U.S. Book Fairs

Posted on 08 April 2019

As a self-published Canadian author, you may think that you will sell enough books by marketing them by yourself online. And while this may certainly be the case, it might not necessarily work out for you in the long run. This is because although you can certainly sell a certain amount of books online, only selling less than twenty books doesn’t make for a good living. You may even sell a g ...

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Ottawa Publisher Markets Canadian Authors At U.S. Book Fairs

Posted on 24 March 2019

Prominent U.S. book fairs are the places where an author from Ottawa can make contact with the book-buying public - and get discovered by an audience who didn’t even know theyexisted. That being said, let’s backtrack a bit and look at what it takes to self-publish in the first place: First and foremost, you have to finish your manuscript, format it correctly, and then print it through ...

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Ebooks: Start Your Career As A Writer Here

Posted on 07 March 2019

There are several reasons why you should start your writing career with ebooks. But writing ebooks is not necessarily about making money right away. Writing ebooks is more about learning how to write in the real world and completing a writing project that is available for sale in a very competitive marketplace. As a writer, you may have a few unfinished pieces of work sitting around on you ...