Tails from the Other Side Update: New Guest Contributors & Early Press

Greetings Paranormal Enthusiasts! We are nearing the end of our Call for Submissions for our pets and the paranormal project, Tails from the Other Side, which closes on July 30th, 2016.  At one time, we have all benefited from the loving nature of our animal companions. Whether cat, dog, bird or other, our pets have …

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Pre-Order New Edition of Forgotten Leaves: Tolkien Essay Collection

Now available for Pre-Order, the revised Tolkien essay collection, with Index compiled by Tolkien Scholar Nicholas Birns, Forgotten Leaves: Essays from a Smial. In June 2015 we released an Advance Copy of Forgotten Leaves: Essays from a Smial at the New York Tolkien Conference. This volume of essays is a mixture of new Tolkien studies …

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2016 NY Tolkien Conference Attendee Registration

Programming Update Ticket Registration Now Available for 2016 NY Tolkien Conference

New York Tolkien Conference

leaf_from_logo copyThe 2016 New York Tolkien Conference is now open for ticket registration.
This is a ticketed event and $11 admits one and is non-refundable.
All ticket sales go to Conference operations.
No children under the age of 5. All children over the age of 5 must be accompanied by an adult.

Pending registration tickets may not be available at the door. Currently there are only 150 tickets available.

If you have any questions please write to mythinkbooks@gmail.com

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Well, I’m Back!

Myth Ink Books Author Melissa Gibson Snyder writes of her experience meeting Sean Astin aka Samwise Gamgee from the Lord of the Rings films. She spoke to him of his film role, and her essay on heroes in our book: Forgotten Leaves Essays from a Smial, which he signed on the “To The Professor,” dedication page.
Read More of her experience via her blog report below.

MWGS: Mom, Writer, Geek, Superwoman

Oh, those words! How they stir my heart each time! Today has been a day of awesome firsts and dreams come true. Today, I voted for only the second time in my life but for the first time in a presidential primary. If you’re wondering, I voted for Bernie Sanders, though, if Hillary Clinton gets the nomination, I will definitely turn out for her in November.

13139339_10153585710983133_4363788591045689663_nAfter voting for Bernie, I made my way to the local campaign offices for Hillary Clinton and hung out there for a while, with a singular purpose. Sean Astin was to be campaigning through our state today for Hillary and I have wanted to meet this extraordinary man for most of my life but especially the past sixteen years. Like most of my peers, I have grown up watching him on the silver screen, but it was his portrayal of Samwise Gamgee in Lord of…

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Final Call for Tails from the Other Side: Pets and the Paranormal

We will be closing open submissions for Tails from the Other Side within the next few weeks, which proceeds will be donated to Staten Island Hope Animal Rescue. Click here to be taken to the project page or read below for all the details on How to Contribute Paranormal Investigator/Animal Rescuer Christopher Mancuso and Myth …

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Interview w/ Author Joris Soeding, Pre-Order “Once Home”

Originally published by Downtown Publications Bloomfield/Birmingham, Illinois edition on 1/29/2016 this article examines the work of Joris Soeding.  Soeding was the "faces," feature article, which his fourth poetry collection of 19 poems, each inspired by a single movie, "Once Home," is cited. "After watching 150 horror movies in a span of eight years, Joris Soeding, …

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Join Us for a Night at The Grand Guignol (Theatre of Horror)

A friend sent us an invite to an event, a 3 night event, that involves horror and theatre, which caused the hairs on the back of my neck to raise.  Intrigued, I looked into what The Grand Guignol (Theatre of Horror) on Staten Island was all about. "....3 nights of live performances featuring five plays …

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