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About phoenixmartin

C&G IT; BTEC Business Studies; BSc Hons Grad - Dipl Lit - published writer and poet working on play. Masters Ed

Tinted Memory of Argus by Perry McDaid

An acrylic of a favourite playground of my youth through rose-tinted glasses.

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I can’t help wondering if a certain POTUS sees himself as the new Akhenaten (Amenhotep IV) seeking to unite his followers in the worship of Aten, the great golden disc – which in this case would be the dollar. If … Continue reading

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L Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future 2016

I was fortunate enough to receive an “Honorable Mention” in this contest last year and provided with a certificate for my efforts. I tend to reticent to display such awards, playing down their significance. Maybe its time I stopped that … Continue reading

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My short story, One Last Drag, had been accepted by 13 o’clock Press for this anthology which did well in the P&E poll for 2016. As per Dorothy Davies 17 January 2017 RE: PREDATORS AND EDITORS NOMINATION FOR 2016 Horrified … Continue reading

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Christmas Reads

Excellent stocking fillers for the readers in the family: Pixels: The Cause and the Cloud Cuckoo Mythic Blood (The Milesian Revised) Paladin of Tarrthála (Dissector’s Cut) String o’ Misery (Short Stories to creep you out) Ruby Silver – The Irish Anthology … Continue reading

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What Price Sight?

Ever visited a gallery and been struck the the beauty of a piece of art? Try looking out your window now and again, or raising your eyes from the ground or shop windows. You might just see the evidence of … Continue reading

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Last Darn Rites

Two of my stories (Beach Gods and Millennial Sentience) appear in the Whitesboro Writers anthology, Last Darn Rites, available NOW on Kindle. It’s a brilliant collection of stories about the diverse aspects of death, including the quirky, the weird and … Continue reading

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