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A Re-Introduction to Myself

Hello to everyone and anyone who may be reading this and thank you! I appreciate your time.

My name is Marc D Brown I was born in the U.K. 1985 (I've realized it's silly putting your age on things like these as quite clearly...it changes yearly, meaning you have to remember to change every bio you write annually).



Anyway...a little about me (i'll make it brief) and in list form to make it even quicker
1. I've been married since 2011
2. I have 2 Huskies
3. I write a lot of poetry and sometimes attempt to write stories
4. I have a couple of books available to buy on Amazon.
5. I try to read as much as possible.
6. I love to play on my Xbox...I'm pretty much a man child.
7. I constantly have a lot of creative ideas that i either forget about or start thinking of something new before the last thing actually began.
8. My attention span can be pretty crap!!!

That's pretty much me...quite boring and simple really but that's how i like it.

This blog will be used for a multitud…

My Books Available on Amazon

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The following are books and e-books i've released for sale on Amazon, in order.


Words of Marc D Brown (2012) - My first Poetry collection (PB/K)
*Awarded 5 Stars by readersfavorite.com
"In refreshing contrast to the legion of self-impressed poets who tout their own merits with pompous audacity, Marc D Brown approaches his muse with humility and gratitude. This sincere frame imbues his work with a clear focus and singularity of (generous) purpose. Readers who look past the darkness and pain expressed in his work will find an ebullient and inspiring sense of light waiting on the other side."Reviewed by Rich Follett for Readers' Favorite


20Seven (2012) - My second Poetry collection [Currently being edited] (K)



Dreams of Red (2013) - A short horror/gore story. [Currently being edited] (K)



The Lost Art Of Self(2016) - My third Poetry collection (PB/K)
*Awarded 5 Stars by readersfavorite.com
"This reflection, while personal, captures a universal human malaise as essential to…

Time - A piece inspired by recent events in Manchester

Time

Time, there’s never enough We live the seconds away Day by day Taking all we can Not out of greed But need Time, it’s the most precious of things.
Time, although time is endless We never have enough Some get to live down the clock Appreciating each second, each moment Some have theirs taken far too soon A blink and it’s gone In the flicker of a light Time, it’s the most precious of things.
Time, we don’t always appreciate it We don’t appreciate the time we’ve got To spend with friends, family or lovers We take it for granted Don’t give it a second thought But time…its’s the most precious of things.
Time, think of the time you’ve had Think of the time you have It’s more than some and unfortunately, maybe less than others You have to make the seconds, minutes, hours count for you Take the time to make you happy Whether it be exploring new places Or just sat on the sofa, drinking coffee Time is the most precious of things.
From each breath of wind To every teardrop that falls However you do it Enjoy the time you ha…

An Introduction to...Aaaron Benwell

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1.Quick intro…Who are you?
Aaron Benwell; university grad in Anthropology, retail prisoner and writer.
2.What first inspired you to start writing?
I honestly can't remember. I was in primary school and wrote lots about Greek myths and then in secondary school I always did well in writing, especially in the 'Gothic' genre. I just like it. I like building my own little world where people can live lives that I've created and carry them on even when the pages have stopped.
Do you find it difficult being an indie author when so many others are also now doing it?
YES. It is so hard to stand out from the crowd. However, it's also nice, there's so many other people willing to share your work and read it and help you with questions you have. So although you're constantly trying to get above the wave of people it's also great to be able to have such a large support group.
What keeps you writing?
I don't want to be in a dead and job the rest of my life an…

Poetry Feature with Loren Kleinman

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An Introduction

Loren Kleinman is a young, American-born poet with roots in New Jersey. Her poetry explores the results of love and loss, and how both themes affect an individual’s internal and external voice. She has a B.A. in English Literature from Drew University and an M.A. in Creative and Critical Writing from the University of Sussex (UK). Her poetry has appeared in literary journals such as Nimrod, Journal of New Jersey Poets, Resurgence (UK), HerCircleEzine and Aesthetica Annual. She was the recipient of the Spire Press Poetry Prize (2003), was a 2000 and 2003 Pushcart Prize nominee, and was a 2003 Nimrod/Pablo Neruda Prize finalist for poetry.




In 2003, Spire Press (NYC) published her first collection of poetry Flamenco Sketches, which explored the relationship between love and jazz. Kleinman judged the literary entries for the book Alt-History: New Writing from Brighton published by QueenSpark Books (UK). She was also a contributing editor/writer for the Cancer Dancer by Patr…

An Introduction To...Drew Avera

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1. Quick intro…Who are you?
My name is Drew Avera and I am an active duty navy guy and self published author.
. 2. What first inspired you to start writing?
Reading comic books led to reading novels, from there I wanted to leave my mark on society. It took until I was 30 years old before I did something about it.

3. Do you find it difficult being an indie author when so many others are also now doing it?
Yes, but its a great community where most indies want to help spread the word. It's not cut throat like some other areas of life.

4. What keeps you writing?
I want to see how the story ends.

5. Why do you write?
Because it helps me express myself and share a part of myself that most people overlook.

6. What are your favourite 3 songs ever? 
Clones by Chevelle, Blackbird by AlterBridge, and Holy Wars by Megadeth.

7. Do you have to plan to write or are you constantly jotting ideas and lines down? 
I work full time so I have to make time. It's important that I don't force myself t…

Long standing issues with my back...

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8 or 9 years ago I was in the warehouse where I worked and the last half hour of that day for me was shit and scary as I didn’t know what had happened. It was getting to the end of the day and my workmate at the time was messing about while I was working, he then ran from one end of the warehouse to the end where I was. He ran and jumped on my back in a ‘piggy back’ position when I was expecting it. It didn’t really work out as my I suddenly got the worst pain I’ve ever felt and my legs buckled from beneath me, I have to hold onto some shelving to keep myself from falling to the ground. I couldn’t use my legs for was seemed like forever but really It was more like 20-30 seconds. The inability to stand and the intense feeling of pain was what scared me. I thought he’d broke my back!
I didn’t have the time to get angry as I was more focused on the agony I was feeling. After I could hold myself up again I called my boss on the phone who worked about a mile or so down the road in the offices.…