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Matthew O. Duncan
Life is what you make of it, not what it makes of you.
Life is what you make of it, not what it makes of you.
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Author's Interview

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Matthew O. Duncan

Matthew O. Duncan is an award winning playwright, photographer and writer. Attending Northern Arizona University he earned degrees in Theater and Psychology, and won his first three awards for play writing. Starting his career with the Disney Co. he cut his teeth learning the "ins and outs" of the world’s most successful entertainment company. Moving on to find more challenges and creative freedom he worked for a number of theaters where he wrote plays, performed on stage, directed and then finally became a novelist. Matt currently lives in Peoria, AZ with his lovely wife Carleesa and their two boys.

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Scheduled events:
Author Pavilion - Adult Fiction
Author Pavilion - Adult Fiction (Seats 12) View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Authors: Patricia Batta, Marj Charlier, Matthew Duncan, Sheila Grinell, Judy Howard, Andrea Ibanez, Wendy Landers, Nelle Lewis, Marsheila Rockwell, Eugene Sierras, Sandra Simmons, Shay Wills
Matthew Duncan - Tent Talk
Author Pavilion Tent Talk

Author Pavilion — Tent Talks, Booth #239 (Seats 1)
Sun, Mar 12, 2:40 pm - 2:50 pm
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror

Author: Matthew Duncan

The Last Flight of the Phoenix - Book 2 of the New Terra Sagas
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
June 2016
ISBN 9781365115998
Paperback, 348 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

The war was over except for the crew of the T.S.S. Phoenix. Lost deep in enemy space, crippled, but not dead. More/less


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Indie Book Marketing – Bloggers and Web Page
This is not my first posting about book marketing or
bloggers, but it’s worth revisiting.  I
learn a little more each day as I search for ways to promote my work.  Some of the best places to get the word out are
through writers and reader blogs and web page...

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A Very Warm Hello To All Who Are Reading
This last year was mostly a good one.  In March of 2016 I attended the Tucson
Festival of Books at U of A.  I shared a
table with another novelist who came down from Vegas to promote his books.  I learned a lot that day.  We each had only two hours to prese...

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A Thought about Faith at Christmas By Matthew O. Duncan I am about to do something that I normally don’t do.  I’m going to write about my thoughts about
religion.  I say this upfront because I
want to be clear of the topic and say that I’m not looking to ar...

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It’s Time to Amend the 1st Amendment
It’s Time to Amend the 1 st Amendment By. Matthew O. Duncan I believe the first amendment to the U.S.
Constitution is one of the most important elements of our nation’s existence.  It guarantees each individual’s right to speak
his or her mind without censo...

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Amateur to Indie to Professional Writer
Amateur to Indie to Professional Writer Where do you stand? 
Are you an amateur writer, an indie writer or a professional?  It’s not as cleat cut as it once was.  Amateur is still pretty clear.  If you are writing, but haven’t published or
sold anything tha...

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Note From The Author
Note From The Author Hello Everyone. I haven’t posted on my blog for a couple of weeks, but I
have a good reason.  I’ve spent all my
free time finishing the first draft of my next book; Book #3 of the New Terra
Sagas.  The Working Title had been The

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Stranger than Fiction
Stranger than Fiction By Matthew O. Duncan I waited until after this election to make my latest blog
post because I was very focused on it and didn’t want to voice my opinion about
politics on my blog.  With the nation so
divided I have been avoiding showin...

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The Formula to a Best Selling Book – (?)
The Formula to a Best Selling Book – (?) By Matthew O. Duncan If you have announced yourself as a writer of any kind on line
you will have been swamped by all kinds of claims for a “Sure Proven Method to
Make Your Book a Best Seller”  Some are
free, or Free...
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