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John David Lionel Brooke

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Born
in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
October 26, 1933

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AVID READER. Formerly a creative mad man in the ad biz, retired, became an author of poetry, stories, articles and books. Live on a sugary white sandy beach, in a small fishing village on the East Cape, near the tip of the Baja Peninsula, Mexico.

Differentiation in this ever expanding sea of published books is his goal. Zombies, vampires, dystopian and romance stories, although he reads them, are not his goal as a writer. Changing perceptions of his readers, is his niche, and it’s a narrow target. He writes poetically to expresses real life events that become fictional, humorous turning points of self-awareness.

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John David Lionel Brooke I’m a Pantser writing hell for leather into my story, this works okay for me when writing flash fiction or a short story but novel writing using seat…more I’m a Pantser writing hell for leather into my story, this works okay for me when writing flash fiction or a short story but novel writing using seat of the pants approach eventually runs into trouble. I have to stop, organize and write out the various timelines of the action and their delated details. This abruptly halts the flow of my story. I become blocked, and believe me its hell. For novels or any work over 50,000 words I’m striving to become a Plotter before writing anything. When this writers block strikes I go to other projects I’m working on as I work out the chronology of the actions/chapters in my novel. on the side.
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John David Lionel Brooke Sitting on my ass, 12 to 14 hours a day, luxuriating in my own universe. Sending my stuff to readers and reaching out to the world through the…moreSitting on my ass, 12 to 14 hours a day, luxuriating in my own universe. Sending my stuff to readers and reaching out to the world through the fabulous internet on to obtain reliable research data, places, philosophies, scientific data, what ever . If the pen was mightier than the sword, then the computer is more powerful than the pen? My only problem with this idyllic occupation are the calluses on my buttocks, no joke.
Also collected an enormous growing list of ‘isms;’ Narcissism, Masochism, Mannerism, Realism, Symbolism, Objectivism, Paganism, Eroticism … I’ve studiously avoided that dreadful ‘ism,’ Plagiarism.(less)
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Oh no, not another memoir/biography about childhood family poliitics, mental and physical abuse. Yawn. Well my story of course is somewhat different. Subtle it's my journey growing up voiceless until 8 years old and being treated as a brainless dummy.

My family finally had my physical impairment surgically corrected, circumciseed and changed my name. All that and they didn't want to hear what I... Read more of this blog post »
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Description: This final memoir concludes my Mother Lode Trilogy. It seeks the source of Mother's madness. Possible she was a sexually abused teenager, and married a man twice her age to escape. This ignited a lifetime of emotional conflicts for her children.
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Description: This final memoir concludes my Mother Lode Trilogy. Exploring the source of Mother's madness. Possibly she was a sexually abused teenager. She married a man twice her age, igniting a lifetime of emotional conflicts for her children.
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Description: Two geeky brothers, Moe and Joe on the verge of completing their Doctorate Degrees at MIT, head south during Spring Break. Eager to join with youths going wild, and surf their surging testosterone on the heaving estrogen laden sea in Cabo San Lucas, where the Sea of Cortez embraces the Pacific Ocean
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John Brooke Hola C.J.,

Reading through Reflections of Mamie, you will not only feel and care, but marvel at the authors persistence in overcoming many diabolical emotianal hurdles and physical barriers that blocked her into adulthood. But she never gave up. It is an enlightening paradox of a woman's love. Not enjoyable reading, despite some humorous lines, but truly insightful with a triumphant wrap-up.

John


message 3: by C.J. (last edited Jul 11, 2013 09:00AM)

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C.J. Heck

Hola John,

Thank you very much for the book recommendation this morning, "Reflections of Mamie". This is a book I know I would like to read -- I love books that make me feel and think and care.

My warmest regards and respect,
CJ

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John Brooke Muchas gusto igualmente su amiga,

aside from barking spiders I looking foreword to reading your Anatomy of a Poet. I write poems too, so I'll have to see if my parts are all intact.

Saludos,

John


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C.J. Heck C.J. Heck C.J. Heck

Hola John,

It's such a pleasure having you as a friend. Thank you and best wishes!

My warmest regards,
CJ


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