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Anthony North

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Author of the I series - free eBook collections of flash fiction, essays and poetry in most genres - and the now out-of-print Paranormal and Supernatural.
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Biog: 1955 (Yorkshire, England) – I am born (Damn! Already been done). ‘Twas the best of times … (Oh well). I was actually born to a family of newsagents. At 18 I did a Dick Whittington and went off to London, only to return to pretend to be Charlie and work in a chocolate factory. When I was ten I was asked what I wanted to be. I said soldier, writer and Dad. I never thought of it for years – having too much fun, such as a time as lead guitarist in a local rock band – but I served nine years in the RAF, got married and had seven kids. I realized my words had been precognitive when, at
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The Paranormal: A Guide to ...

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I, Horror

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I, Writer

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I, Romantic

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