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Mark Ryan

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Mark Ryan was born in Oxford, growing up in the shadow of the dreaming spires. He studied film at London Metropolitan University, graduating to M.A in Film Theory.

He has published collections of poetry with ‘Echoes in Space’, ‘Graffitied Heart’ and ‘Drifting in and out of sleep’. ‘Keep it together’ is his contribution to the murder mystery arena as well as his short story collection, ‘Impermanence of things’.

‘The Gospel of No one’ is a poetry fiction hybrid novel, focusing on religious imagery and the inner workings, and broken pieces, of the soul.

His work leans, bends and sways to the metaphysical and supernatural, with a tendency to dabble in the macabre. Questioning questions and searching for answers in the eye of the storm, where the
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Mark Ryan And though the days had melted away, and she had learned much, she looked once more in the mirror and cried, as she knew inside she was still the same…moreAnd though the days had melted away, and she had learned much, she looked once more in the mirror and cried, as she knew inside she was still the same.(less)
Mark Ryan I don't really suffer from it to be honest. Then times that I do, is from when I'm pushing too hard. Switch off and come back to it...if it's meant to…moreI don't really suffer from it to be honest. Then times that I do, is from when I'm pushing too hard. Switch off and come back to it...if it's meant to be, it will.
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Smartly Dressed Violence (Part xxvii)

Click here for previous entries  or  Listen to this episode  XXVII Jess stood there once the clatter and the smoke died away, wondering if it wasn’t all a bit too easy. They had managed to push through the guards and the armed robots which had been surrounding the machine and the top floor. The battle had been… Continue reading Smartly Dressed Violence (Part xxvii) Read more of this blog post »
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Killstreme by Rayne Havok
"This one really pushed the limits of disturbing for me. And I’m not talking about the brutal, graphic scenes which are artfully crafted, I’m referring to the underlying realization that what is represented here is the vile, depraved aspects of our so" Read more of this review »
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Marvellous, with a lyrical flow and featuring some amazing pieces.
Poetry with an eclectic flavour skilfully placed in a complementing order.
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Amazing read. The humour is witty and entertaining. Made for a pleasant read, and never felt repetitive.
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“The gristle of the underneath stings in the air of responsibility.”
Mark Ryan, Ghosts by proxy: A Collection

“We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust.”
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“The gristle of the underneath stings in the air of responsibility.”
Mark Ryan, Ghosts by proxy: A Collection

“The light at the end of the tunnel is just the light of an oncoming train.”
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“If you go home with somebody, and they don't have books, don't fuck 'em!”
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“I am a collection of dismantled almosts.”
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