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John F. Faherty

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I am a writer and artist. A 1991 graduate of Temple University, I have lived in, or near Philadelphia for most of my adult life. I read every day, and I am inspired by it. I've been writing Science fiction for many years. I love everything involved in the writing process from imagining the story, and characters, to editing and reediting.

I once wrote that; “My work in the written word in some ways is an extension of my narrative tendencies in painting. I attempt to portray a naturalistic narrative within the context of fantastic or surreal landscapes. Against such backdrops the characters therein are forced by circumstance to react in accordance with the logic dictated by their environments and with what resources are made available. In suc
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Planet X: Why the search for things that aren't there is still important.


As has been said, Truth is often stranger than fiction. Perhaps you've heard of Planet X. It is one of the popular subjects often purported by the many, true believers, hoaxsters and conspiracy theorists that buzz about the internet. As outlandish as some of these claims may now sound to our modern ears, they serve another purpose. And that is to remind us of a time when we didn't definiti Read more of this blog post »
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This book is in the public domain as it was written in the 1950's I downloaded this book from Librivox to listen to on the beach while I was on vacation. This book written in a style that harkens to the golden age of sci-fi is a gem. Its narrative s ...more
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I must say that I liked this book. Though two-thirds of the book is written in the form of a journal entry by a singular character the story manages to stay engaging and lively throughout. The material of the book is heavily laden with the kind of s ...more
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I just finished reading The Pheonix Conspiracy by Richard L. Sanders. Though upon first reading the book appeared merely to follow a formula common to the genre, however, it soon surprised me with its originality. It is at once Space Opera and a crim ...more
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John Faherty I just finished sending out a whole bunch announcement requests for upcoming free kindle promotion. Any suggestions on any specific web sites I might submit to ? My promotion starts on Saturday.


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