James E. Parsons

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Studied Art & Design, then Animation/Media Production at university. Worked in animation industry, then began writing screenplays, short fiction and finally novels. SF novels Orbital Kin (2013)& Minerva Century(2016) and new horror novel Northern Souls October 2017.

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James E. Parsons Without wishing to sound arrogant, I more often find I have too many ideas and not enough time. If I do find myself losing focus, I might go for a…moreWithout wishing to sound arrogant, I more often find I have too many ideas and not enough time. If I do find myself losing focus, I might go for a long walk, take in sights, nature, the world around while thinking or just observing.
I might just go away, take a break and relax, listen to some good music, watch a movie, cook food. Mostly just relax, wind down and then go back to the writing a short while later. (less)
James E. Parsons Creating a world, characters, watching a story develope and unfold as it happens.
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Northern Souls

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We survived Halloween...

Hello book fiends. Are you all well? It has been a while since posting here and I am sorry but much has been going on. Finally this October my debut horror novel Northern Souls was officially published on 31st (Halloween) and is available as paperback and ebook now.
The story focuses on a young man named Eric who goes to commit suicide after his girlfriend dies. She appears to him, tells him of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 07, 2017 02:16 Tags: demons, ghosts, horror, horror-books, horror-fiction

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Clive Barker
“I dreamed I spoke in another's language,
I dreamed I lived in another's skin,
I dreamed I was my own beloved,
I dreamed I was a tiger's kin.

I dreamed that Eden lived inside me,
And when I breathed a garden came,
I dreamed I knew all of Creation,
I dreamed I knew the Creator's name.

I dreamed--and this dream was the finest--
That all I dreamed was real and true,
And we would live in joy forever,
You in me, and me in you.”
Clive Barker, Abarat: Days of Magic, Nights of War

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“Everybody is a book of blood; wherever we're opened, we're red.”
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“[Horror fiction] shows us that the control we believe we have is purely illusory, and that every moment we teeter on chaos and oblivion.”
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“We’re too much ourselves. Afraid of letting go of what we are, in case we are nothing, and holding on so tight, we lose everything else.”
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“That which is imagined can never be lost.”
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James Parsons Hertzan wrote: "James,

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Hertzan wrote: "James,

shall I send you the free MOBI versions of Free Planet vs War World?

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