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Mike Jansen

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April 12

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Jack Vance,Michael Moorcock,Larry Niven,Robert Jordan,Glen Cook

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Mike has published flash fiction, short stories and longer work in various anthologies and magazines in the Netherlands and Belgium, including Cerberus, Manifesto Bravado, Wonderwaan, Ator Mondis and Babel-SF and Verschijnsel anthologies such as Ragnarok and Zwarte Zielen (Black Souls).

Obviously he lives in the Netherlands, in Hilversum which is close to Amsterdam. He has won awards for best new author and best author in the King Kong Award in 1991 and 1992 respectively as well as an honorable mention for a submission to the Australian Altair Magazine launch competition in 1998. Recently he has won several Dutch language writing competitions, of which Fantastels 2012 was most important.

His first English story collection is "Ophelia in My Ar
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Het heeft veel langer geduurd dan origineel bedacht, vanwege druk werk, kinderen en een nieuw huis, maar met een flinke vertraging heb ik in januari 2018 "Het afwezige licht" afgeschreven, het derde deel in de Cranborn reeks. Het boek -zonder het extra verhaal- weegt een respectabele 135.000 woorden. De uiteindelijke paperback zal zo'n 145.000 woorden bevatten.

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Carole Gill hi Mike
thanks for the add. :)


message 2: by Mike

Mike Jansen M.C. wrote: "Hi, thank you for becoming my friend on Goodreads. I am organizing a giveaway. On December 8, I will send out a copy of my epic fantasy novel titled Creatures of Darkness and Light - titans, humans..."

As I live in the Netherlands, do you you also ship there? Otherwise not much use participating, although I do really appreciate the invitation ;)


Cristina Sburlea Hi, thank you for becoming my friend on Goodreads. I am organizing a giveaway. On December 8, I will send out a copy of my epic fantasy novel titled Creatures of Darkness and Light - titans, humans, and the beasts and my paranormal fantasy novel titled 300 Years of Sin (btw, there are no sparkly vampires here, but there's quite the body count), each e-book will go to a different person. Those who want to participate have to like and leave a comment (on my FB wall) with the name of the e-book they want. If you would like to participate, you can check out my FB page: https://www.facebook.com/MariaCristin... or my Goodreads page blog.


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