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I.S. Anderson

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I.S. was born in New York but now lives and works in Florida. He has traveled to many different places throughout the US and has even been to Scotland once. Ian started studying Mythology at a young age when given a picture book of Greek myths. Since then he has become a student of Norse, Japanese, Egyptian, Irish, and many other types of Mythology. He has combined these different mythologies into his series entitled "Modern Disciples."

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Modern Disciples: Volume 1

4.07 avg rating — 54 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Modern Disciples Volume 2

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Modern Disciples Volume 3

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Modern Disciples Volume 4

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descriptionI am pleased to announce that Modern Disciples Volume 4 is finally published! Currently it is only available on Kindle and Nook. There may be print versions available in the near future, but I have no solid plans yet.

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Modern Disciples Volume 1 Chapter 1 (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Modern Disciples Volume 1 Chapter 6 (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: I wanted to give everybody a free taste of my novel. I decided to show the chapter that introduces the six main characters of the series. Of course Ryan Hunter had already been introduced at this point.

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This was a great start to a series of Novellas about a girl with mystical healing powers. The start is a bit slow, but once the triggering event happens the story becomes a thrill ride filled with excitement and intrigue.

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I good solid conclusion to the story.

I have to say that I was a bit surprised with what Riordan did with the POV characters. It was like the characters we had rooted for all throughout the journey were pushed aside for side characters.

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My fourth book in the series. I know this was a long time in the making, but I think people will be pleased with the results.

For this story I actually traveled to the city of New Orleans to do research. I learned many things about the city, including
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This book is a short, yet very effective guide for new authors and more experienced ones that are looking to improve on their techniques. As soon as I start implementing them, I'm sure I will be able to write faster. It is especially good for people ...more
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I.S. Anderson If you ever read past two in the morning, copy and paste this to your profile.


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I.S. Anderson 95% of teens would have a breakdown if the Jonas Brothers were standing on the edge of a building ready to jump. Copy and paste if you're that 5% that would get a lawn chair and popcorn to watch


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I.S. Anderson Katy wrote: "LOL! I think I'm going to start stealing your answer. :P
Thanks for the FR, and I look forward to getting to know you. :)"


Thank you for accepting. If you have any questions for me just let me know.


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Katy LOL! I think I'm going to start stealing your answer. :P
Thanks for the FR, and I look forward to getting to know you. :)


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I.S. Anderson Elena wrote: "Yeah WHY!! LOL
Thanks Ian! :)"


No problem, glad you liked it.


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Rebecca yeah, but im not an author either so their is really no need to, but whatever


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I.S. Anderson Rebecca wrote: "oh thats nice...i have 77"

Well, that's not a bad start. It takes time to build up the list, assuming that's what you want to do.


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Rebecca oh thats nice...i have 77


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I.S. Anderson Rebecca wrote: "No problem!
You said I'm a friend of a friend, which friend? Just curious"


I don't remember. :( I have over 600 of them.


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Rebecca No problem!
You said I'm a friend of a friend, which friend? Just curious


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I.S. Anderson Rebecca wrote: "Hey thanks for the friends request! :)
I'm gonna read your books soon you know once I finish the series I'm on
thanks again for the request :)"


Great! I hope you enjoy the books. Thank you for accepting the invite.


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Rebecca Hey thanks for the friends request! :)
I'm gonna read your books soon you know once I finish the series I'm on
thanks again for the request :)


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I.S. Anderson Lidush wrote: "Hi Ian! Thanks for friending :)"

Hi! Thank you for accepting.


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Lidush Hi Ian! Thanks for friending :)


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I.S. Anderson https://www.forewordreviews.com/revie...

There is the link to see Foreword Reviews article about Volume 1. Please read and click "like" if you get a moment.


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I.S. Anderson Lissa wrote: "Hi, thanks for the friend request! I doubt I'll read The Song of Ice and Fire series but I did thoroughly enjoy the TV adaptation. Daenerys was awesome in that so I see where you're coming from!"

To be honest I like the TV show better myself. I find the books to be a bit too wordy.

Thank you for accepting the friend request. :)


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Lissa Hi, thanks for the friend request! I doubt I'll read The Song of Ice and Fire series but I did thoroughly enjoy the TV adaptation. Daenerys was awesome in that so I see where you're coming from!


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I.S. Anderson I have finished editing the proofs for Volume 2. The ball is in the publisher's court now. It is getting close to release!


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I.S. Anderson Jona wrote: "Thanks for the add! I'm also Rick Riordan fan! ;) Hope to read your book soon!"

Your welcome, thank you for accepting.

I hope you read my book soon also, and enjoy it tremendously!


Jonababez Thanks for the add! I'm also Rick Riordan fan! ;) Hope to read your book soon!


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I.S. Anderson Amber wrote: "You have a famous name! Pretty awesome to share a name with such a cool guy!"

If he played any other instrument, I could agree with you. Unfortunately he was a male flute player. People still think it's funny to ask me if I play the flute and sometimes the word skin gets thrown in there. Trust me, it's not as cool as it sounds.


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Amber You have a famous name! Pretty awesome to share a name with such a cool guy!


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I.S. Anderson Cristy wrote: "Heya Ian! Thx for the friending!"

Hello Cristy, your welcome. Thank you for accepting! :)


Cristy Heya Ian! Thx for the friending!


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I.S. Anderson ♥Alyssa♥ wrote: "Thanks for the friend invite Ian! :)"

Your welcome. Thank you for accepting!


 ✿Alyssa✿ Thanks for the friend invite Ian! :)


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I.S. Anderson Jillian wrote: "Thanks for the add!"

Welcome!


Jillian Peery Thanks for the add!


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I.S. Anderson L.J. wrote: "Thanks for the invite Ian!"

Your welcome. Thank you for accepting.


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L.J. Kentowski Thanks for the invite Ian!


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