Archive | August 2017

New Release: “Tissue Of Truth” poetry and short stories by Clive Johnson

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Here you’ll find twenty two of what I refer to as my “Proper poems”, those longer and classically structured works that evoke a time when the demands and rigours of poetry made it something special. Following on from these are a selection of my verse tweets from my social media presence: forty seven variously humorous, pointed, poignant, downright silly, but invariably multilayered and always thoughtful verses in less than a hundred and forty characters—a master class in concision.

This volume, Tissue of Truths, then concludes with three of my short stories, one a prelude to my Dica series of speculative fiction novels, one a reminiscence from my own childhood days, and one a ghostly tale set in the Yorkshire Dales.

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New Release! Charred Snake For Two by Jan Romes @janRomes

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\outl0\strokewidth0 \strokec2 Unable to get her head and heart back on track after her marriage crumbled, Alexandra Henry signed up to take part in an expensive, radical self-help, self-esteem program that would put her on a secluded island for seven days with someone just as broken. Together they would team-up to survive, renew trust in the opposite sex, and grow mentally stronger through candid conversation, while taking on nature at the same time.\
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Expecting someone tired and downtrodden, Alexandra was shocked when they delivered energetic, dark-haired, cocky, Adonis – Carson Jack.\
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