Zoe Brooks

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September 06

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I am a British writer and poet. I spend half my life in a partly restored old farmhouse in the Czech Republic, where I write all my novels and poetry. I aim to write popular books, which have complex characters and themes that get under the reader's skin. My fantasy adventure novel Mother of Wolves is available on Amazon. The three books (Girl in The Glass, Love of Shadows and The Company of Shadows of my Healer's Shadow Trilogy are also available and my long poem for voices Fool's Paradise, which won the EPIC prize for best poetry book.

I have two blogs. One is my personal blog http://zoebrooks.blogspot.com. The second is the magic realism blog, on which I read and review a different magic realism book a week, it's on http://www.magic-reali
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Update on Submitting to Magazines

Today I had an email telling me that I have just had a poem accepted by another magazine (Northampton Poetry Review), which reminded that I really should write about my progress with magazines and how I approach submitting to them. Since October I have had eleven poems accepted by seven magazines.

The magazines that have already published are:
The Dawntreader issue 45: https://www.indigodreams.co... Read more of this blog post »
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Girl in The Glass (The Heal...

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Love of Shadows (The Healer...

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Mother Of Wolves

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The back cover of Kate Davis' poetry collection states Kate Davis writes magical realist poems, born of the hills, marshes and coastal edgelands of south Cumbria. And she does so wonderfully.

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" Neil Philip is widely acknowledged as one of the foremost experts on myths. He is currently crowdfunding a book that will be of interest to many here. ...more "
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" Neil Philip is widely acknowledged as one of the foremost experts on myths. He is currently crowdfunding a book that will be of interest to many here. ...more "
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" Teresa wrote: "Zoe, I have been enjoying your blog. I am so glad you posted it here. Thank you!

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Nell Grey Hi Zoe, thanks for the friending. Have a lovely evening and I'll look forward to seeing you and your books here on GR.

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