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EMERGENCE Now Available + A FREE Book! #Kindle #KOLL #amreading #scifi

now available Today is the big day, folks! The sequel to last year’s Convergence is out today. Emergence has officially hit the virtual shelves in ebook and paperback formats. Here’s the synopsis: Still recovering from the events that befell her in Los…
now available Today is the big day, folks! The sequel to last year's Convergence is out today. Emergence has officially hit the virtual shelves in ebook and paperback formats. Here's the synopsis: ...
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Review: The Dragon Chronicles: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction #amreading

About The Dragon Chronicles Publication Date: April 30, 2015 Dragons. They are more than a memory from an age of wizards and heroes. These winged, fire-breathing beasts soar through the traditions of many lands, and through our dreams. In their many…
About The Dragon Chronicles Publication Date: April 30, 2015 Dragons. They are more than a memory from an age of wizards and heroes. These winged, fire-breathing beasts soar through the traditions ...
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Review: Writer Emergency Pack @writeremergency #writeremergency

Back in November, I supported the Writer Emergency Pack as a Kickstarter project and received the final print deck in December. I was absolutely thrilled with the final card deck, and wrote about it a bit back then and posted a couple pieces of…
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Reblog: Wallpaper Contest: Time To Vote! « terribleminds: chuck wendig @chuckwendig #terribleminds

Wallpaper Contest: Time To Vote! « terribleminds: chuck wendig. Chuck Wendig is running a cool little contest to pick a winner for some terribleminds-inspired wallpaper graphics. This one is Chuck’s personal favorite, and mine too, incidentally. It’s…
Wallpaper Contest: Time To Vote! « terribleminds: chuck wendig. Chuck Wendig is running a cool little contest to pick a winner for some terribleminds-inspired wallpaper graphics. This one is Chuck'...
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And here is our weekly round-up of interesting links about speculative fiction from around the web, this time in another special Hugo Awards debate edition: Speculative fiction in general: NPR profiles Chinese science fictio...
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Review: Hugh Howey Lives by Daniel Arthur Smith @authorDASmith #amreading

About Hugh Howey Lives In 2174 authors are obsolete. With the exception of a few human ‘Author’ titles printed in the small basement and back room Libraries, all stories are created by the Artificial Intelligence of the Archive. Most believe the ‘Authors’…
About Hugh Howey Lives In 2174 authors are obsolete. With the exception of a few human ‘Author’ titles printed in the small basement and back room Libraries, all stories are created by the Artifici...
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Just a few days ahead of the release of Emergence, here's a brand-new 5-star review of Convergence!
Boy, this was a good book to read! Format: Kindle Edition File Size: 518 KB Print Length: 395 pages Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l. & other online stores Language: English ASIN: B00ILD61O2 Sy...
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Announcement: I am Destroying The World Effective Immediately. #ApocalypseWeird #amwriting #scifi #ifeelweird

Yes, you read the headline correctly. I am destroying the planet Earth and putting its pesky humans through a painful Armageddon and a number of trials and tribulations. And I will be doing so a in a grandly weird way. You might have heard of the…
Yes, you read the headline correctly. I am destroying the planet Earth and putting its pesky humans through a painful Armageddon and a number of trials and tribulations. And I will be doing so a in...
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Reblog: Tee Contest - Jennifer Foehner Wells

Tee Contest – Jennifer Foehner Wells. Apparently, this is a very good day for author-spurred contests! I know there’s at least one person who follows this blog and has some artistic talent, and who thinks, like I do, that the term Social Justice Warrior…
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Review: Apocalypse Weird: Genesis (The White Dragon, Book One) by Stefan Bolz @stefan_bolz #amreading #ApocalypseWeird

About Genesis This is the story of the very beginning of an apocalyptic event as seen through the eyes of an eighteen-year-old girl. Nothing could have prepared her for what is about to happen and she has to face some seriously tough stuff before the end.…
About Genesis This is the story of the very beginning of an apocalyptic event as seen through the eyes of an eighteen-year-old girl. Nothing could have prepared her for what is about to happen and ...
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EMERGENCE Cover Reveal! #amreading #scifi #cyberpunk #kindle #KOLL #KindleUnlimited #sciencefiction

In a few more weeks, Emergence will be making its way onto reader’s Kindles (or hands, if they prefer print). I’ll also be sending copies off to advanced reviewers and my newsletter subscribers (hint: you can sign-up for that here) prior to the official…
In a few more weeks, Emergence will be making its way onto reader's Kindles (or hands, if they prefer print). I'll also be sending copies off to advanced reviewers and my newsletter subscribers (hi...
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In a century, everything will be different, and these programs will adapt.
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http://michaelpatrickhicks.com

Michael Patrick Hicks has worked as a probation officer, a comic book reviewer, news writer and photographer, and, now, author. His work has appeared in various newspapers in Michigan, as well as several The University of Michigan publications, and websites, such as Graphic Novel Reporter and Leelanau.com. He holds two bachelor’s degrees from The University of Michigan in Journalism & Screen Studies and Behavioral Science. His first novel is CONVERGENCE.
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CONVERGENCE was an Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award 2013 Quarter-Finalist, and a Kobo Next Science Fiction & Fantasy selection for May 2014.
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  • University of Michigan-Dearborn
    Journalism & Screen Studies, 2008 - 2010
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    Behavioral science, 1997 - 2001
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