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The Heartless

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My name is James Ticknor, author of The Heartless Trilogy. I hold a strong interest in book reviews, author interviews, promoting literary works, teaching what I know, and herald trending news in the literary world. I actively seek to hunt down great books and give you accurate and in-depth information. Reading is an escape from reality, and writing is the only pathway to immortality.

 

Latest News:

I have just entered the Writer’s Digest Annual Poetry Competition! I am really hoping that my poem, ‘Neath the Willow Tree, is selected.

I have just made my profile and am participating in NaNoWriMo. I don’t anticipate completing the challenge, as I have much to do, but even failing is progress. Fear of failure isn’t an excuse to give up!

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