Jason Greensides

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Jason Greensides has a degree in Video Production and Film Studies and has made several short films, one of which was a competition winner, and two of which have been broadcast on television; but it's writing fiction he always returns to.

He's interested in 'outsider types', those living on the fringes of society. This inspired him to write his first novel, The Distant Sound of Violence.

He's now working on his second novel, another coming-of-age mystery, but on coffee breaks he tweets on the mysteries of writing, life and the cosmos.

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Kerry O’Brien has a secret so terrible it burns inside her. All she wants is to be part of a normal family, but with a stepfather like Bill, that is impossible.

Set in the 1970s when secrets like this were only ever whispered about, Kerry somehow keeps her humour by pretending everything is fine. Then she meets biker Tommy, and he has his own secret; one that im

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Published on May 25, 2016 04:30
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The Distant Sound of Violence

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Psychologically complex, nuanced, intriguing, and dark, this is an excellent short story
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Good collection of horror shorts. Worth reading for 'Suffer Kate'. Totally bonkers
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"This is a beautiful collection of poetry. My favorite poems where "Just" and "Strands" They are both shorter poems, but the elegance of the word choice and the evocation of emotion are powerful. I would recommend this collection to anyone searching f" Read more of this review »
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Darker Daze by Amanda L. Bayley
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A dark and provocative collection of short stories. Well written with interesting characters and situations. My three favourite stories were firstly 'Belladonna', which was gripping and had me desperate to know the outcome (which was totally satisfyi ...more
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A highly enjoyable horror story!
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Winter Wishes of the Heart by Ashley Uzzell
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WONDERFUL

The four seasonal short stories - Round Table Chant, David's Gift, What We Built, and Emily's Valentine - are all wonderful tales centering on the anxiety of youth, featuring characters you'll care about. I loved the characters and rooted f
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“The damage and destruction from the soft brush of pen on paper, a minuscule twitch of muscles at the end of manicured fingers, and people's lives forever altered.”
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“I looked at him, studying his face, wondering whether he could hear the crazy things he was saying.”
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message 2: by Jason

Jason Greensides oh hi. Only just saw this! Good to meet you here too!


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Kira Hawke Hey there, Jason! Thanks for friending me. I recognize you from Twitter - it's nice seeing a familiar face. c:


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