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Jake Jackson

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SF and dark fantasy author but also a writer/creator of practical music books - Beginner's Guide to Reading Music, Guitar Chords, Piano Chords, Songwriter’s Rhyming Dictionary and How to Play Guitar. Other publications include Advanced Guitar Chords, Advanced Piano Chords, Chords for Kids, How to Play the Electric Guitar, Piano & Keyboard Chords, Scales and Modes and Play Flamenco. 

Released EP Jakesongs on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, LastFM, etc and on CDBaby. Lifelong passion for fantastic worlds of any kind, from movies to fiction, art to music, posters, album and paperback book covers.

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Jake Jackson Mainly fiction at the moment, Just finished the first draft of Fireflies on a distant Star, the seventh book in These Fantastic Worlds. Am planning to…moreMainly fiction at the moment, Just finished the first draft of Fireflies on a distant Star, the seventh book in These Fantastic Worlds. Am planning to publish the first of these in the next 12 months. Trouble is, I prefer writing to promoting!(less)
Jake Jackson For fiction, walking along the street, looking up at the skies, NASA photos of deep space, archeological finds, the shapes and colours of the flora in…moreFor fiction, walking along the street, looking up at the skies, NASA photos of deep space, archeological finds, the shapes and colours of the flora in our tiny back garden. I paint and play the guitar, somehow the themes all connect.

For non-fiction, it tends to be a commission, so that's not so interesting, but generally I have a desire to create something that works, or adds value, (the how-to music books) something that moves us on either in understanding or shining a light into previously dark places (mythology books).(less)
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message 7: by Dale (last edited Jul 19, 2014 05:17PM)

Dale Thele Jake, thank you for the Goodreads friend connect.
Wishing you the very best!


Louise Hart Thanks for friending me. I have always wanted to learn to play the guitar,


message 5: by Dean

Dean Blake Thanks for the add, Jake. Glad to befriend a fellow lover of music.


message 4: by Blak

Blak Rayne It's great to meet you, Jake! All the best. :D


message 3: by Ceri

Ceri London Thanks for the add on Goodreads too!


Savannah Jake,
Thank you for the friendship.
Stay naughty,
Savannah
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Carole Gill hi Jake, thanks for adding me.


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