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Steen Alexander is a pseudonym for Steen A. Nielsen, a novelist and publisher. He has a background in academic life and business consultancy and is now dedicating himself to independent research and creative writing. His aim is to write fiction across different genres, always with the focus on human dignity and emotional depth in people suddenly confronted with tough or complex challenges.
In addition to literature, his academic interests are psychology and politics, language and history. He regularly teaches within these fields, currently on a voluntary basis.
Steen A. Nielsen has an international background. Trilingual, born in Schleswig, Denmark, he is both a Danish and German speaker; he was also raised as an English-speaker. He is a ling
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In my latest blogpost at Sanhorizons: http://www.sanhorizons.com/the-magnum... I share my personal thoughts and experiences with Comedy as a genre of fiction, as well as my own perspectives on my latest novel The Magnum Society, a romantic comedy and satirical novel. On my blog I have also added a section on Comedy as a genre of fiction under the theme page Inspiration.
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A River Flows

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“Poetry is not the most important thing in life... I'd much rather lie in a hot bath reading Agatha Christie and sucking sweets.”
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“The world breaks everyone, and afterward, many are strong at the broken places.”
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“The cause of freedom is not the cause of
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M. Mabie
“Concave and convex, we fit together like two praying hands. A prayer that begged for absolution and time. We were both sinners and the truth of that hurt. But having her in my arms, her mouth on mine, I couldn’t understand how I’d ever be forgiven. And I didn’t want to be.”
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Sean Peters Thanks for asking me to be a friend, glad to be friends, and I hope you will join my group " A Good Thriller"

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Maria Thanks for the friend-vite, Steen. : )


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