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August 13, 2013
I've been featured

I've been featured on Author Blogger Exchange. I had a chance to share my story. So rather than repeat it all here go along and read about "Pursuit" and how it all came about. -> This week Authors Helping Authors welcomes Jim Murdoch to the spotlight!

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May 31, 2013
Visionary Fiction Alliance

As described in the previous post, I categorized my first novel "Pursuit" as a Metaphysical Fantasy. When I set it up on CreateSpace the BISAC code used was "Fiction / Visionary & Metaphysical". So I was pleasantly surprised when I found by chance the Visionary Fiction Alliance. This so fits my books genre and I […]

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May 30, 2013
What is Metaphysical Fantasy?

What is Metaphysical Fantasy? My recently published fantasy novel, "Pursuit", is classified as Metaphysical Fantasy. I have seen other books using this classification which really don't fit. Often such books do not have a metaphysical component. So what exactly is Metaphysics? The Wikipedia definition: Metaphysics is a traditional branch of philosophy concerned with explaining the […]

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May 8, 2013
"Pursuit" is now published

Now Published Pursuit, a story of dragons, dreams, discovery and destiny is now available. Enjoy the paper-back edition Order now: Buy now: Pursuit - Paper-back Or get it on your e-reading device Start reading today: Buy now: Pursuit - eBook edition

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April 23, 2013
Meet Gabriela the book worm

  Here is another excerpt from Pursuit ch3. Gabriela was an avid reader. She would read almost anything she could get her hands on, books, magazines, newspapers, advertising posters, even the ingredients on biscuit packets. She just couldn't get enough to read. The books at school she read in an few hours. They were too […]

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April 5, 2013
Pursuit Excerpt: The Butterfly

After lunch, which Gabriella was able to take in the dining room downstairs, she returned to her ward and went to sit and read her book in the TV room. TV didn't normally bother her or distract her from her reading as her books were usually more interesting than anything on the TV. As she […]

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March 24, 2013
How I wrote Pursuit

When I first considered the idea of writing this story, the main elements of it popped into my head. They came as it were out of the blue. Actually the ideas came as an answer to a request. The request was "OK, if I'm to write a novel then give me the ideas. Give me […]

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March 19, 2013
Pursuit

Pursuit A story of Dragons, Dreams, Discovery and Destiny Do dragons exist? Do our dreams become part of our reality? Einarr, a young warrior, follows a riddle from his father to find the treasure of his life. Gaby, a little girl and passionate reader, makes an amazing discovery within the pages of an antique book. […]

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March 15, 2013
Sneak peek at Pursuit ch1

1    Mount Pilatus In the sweltering heat, Pat pushed his way over another boulder. Finding a level piece of ground he sat down, leaning against the massive rock of the mountain he was climbing. The sun scorched him mercilessly. As he sat there, he contemplated where he was going. "I'm crazy!”, he thought, "Who in […]

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March 13, 2013
Why I started writing fiction

In a few weeks I will be publishing a fiction novel. It is a first for me. Having already co-authored "Wings of Change" with my wife, Katharina, and set up coaching websites and offered online coaching courses, many are wondering why I now write fiction. The answer is actually quite simple, and may surprise you, […]

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