Nicholas A. McGirr

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Greek Mythology, Stephen King, Anne Rice, Byron, Edgar Allan Poe

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AUTHOR OF THE AFTERLIFE

Nicholas McGirr is a fantasy writer with themes of the afterlife. Nicholas has 4 novels and 3 novelettes published, all of which can be found on amazon. Nicholas holds a BA in English, another BA in Journalism and is currently working on his MFA in Creative Writing.
A previous musician, Nicholas has been a music critic for Steel Town Reviews, and most of his books hold a musical background theme. When Nicholas isn’t checking out the latest music to write to, he visits cemeteries around Charleston to look for inspiration for his next afterlife tale.
Check out his blog, podcast and published works at www.nicholasmcgirr.com.



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“Happiness does not come in large incomes or the most exotic home, it comes in small doses of a great self esteem which can be built upon the strengths of an individual.”
Nicholas A. McGirr

“Life dies but forever will there be music. Always.”
Nicholas A. McGirr, The Growing Dim Project

“Death truly does have life, and walks with and lives through us everyday.”
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“Life dies but forever will there be music. Always.”
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“We are raised in a society where we are taught to believe a more logical reason for an illogical happening rather than the illogical reason for something which may be of the unknown, hence, why the logical answer is illogical to the logical person.”
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“Believe reality is what you were taught was myth.”
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Nicholas M.C. wrote: "“Believe reality is what you were taught was myth.”
― Nicholas A. McGirr, Book One: The Growing Dim Project
My suggestion for edit is: "Perhaps reality as you were taught was myth."
I'm only se..."


The character in my work that said this was not going for grammatically correct. The character however was trying to make a point in the text. Thank you for your feedback, though.

Nicholas.


message 3: by M.C.

M.C. “Believe reality is what you were taught was myth.”
― Nicholas A. McGirr, Book One: The Growing Dim Project
My suggestion for edit is: "Perhaps reality as you were taught was myth."
I'm only sending this on because I've received so many polls from you and could only fancy taking on one of your quotes.


Penelope Marzec Thanks for your friendship!


message 1: by Simon

Simon Thanks for looking me up, Nicholas.


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