S6E536 - "Christmas Spirits" - SciFi Short Story - by p.d.r. lindsay

 
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There are no ghosts in space, only spirits wanting to go home.

Author p.d.r. lindsay -(no capitals please in tribute to a favourite poet, e. e. cummings) - is passionate about words, feels the loss of people like Shakespeare, those who wrote the King James Bible, poets who made words dance, like Gerard Manley Hopkins. She's published over 100 short stories, 3 anthologies and four novels. Whilst her short stories range from SF, Fantasy and literary genres she prefers historical stories for novels because she finds she can say things to readers in historical settings which readers might not accept in modern settings. She is concerned that certain social issues make repeat appearances over the centuries and likes her readers to think about those situations which her characters find themselves in whilst enjoying their company. Novel five is incubating around another serious social issue. Find her atwww.pdrlindsay.co.nz: and http://pdrlindsay.blogspot.co.nz; and Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/pdrlindsay; and Twitter: https://twitter.com/RowanLindsay; also Linked In https://www.linkedin.com/in/p-d-r-lindsay-salmon-7b120637?trk=hp-identity-name; Goodreads https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6591762.P_D_R_Lindsay

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My name is Chris Herron, and I narrate audiobooks.

In 2015, poor control of my diabetes left me legally blind for the better part of a year. The doctors predicted an 80% chance I would never see again, but I changed the way I was living and through sheer willpower beat the odds.

During this time I couldn't read or write. Two things that I had been turning to for comfort since I was a small child. With the sheer amount of stress I was under, this was devastating. My wife took me by the arm, lead me into the local library, and read out titles of audiobooks to me. I chose the audiobook versions of books I had loved such as the Disc World series, Name of the Wind, Harry Potter, and more. They brought my favorite stories to life in ways I never thought possible and helped me through the darkest time of my life.

Once my vision recovered, I maintained a love for audiobooks. I decided I would turn my focus from being a writer to becoming a narrator. I devised Tall Tale TV as a way to help out all the amazing authors in the writing communities I had come to love before my ordeal.

I created Tall Tale TV to help aspiring authors by providing them with a promotional audiobook video. A way to showcase their skills with the written word. They say the strongest form of advertisement is word of mouth, so I provide a video to a platform of readers to help get people talking. Help them spread the word.

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All images used in this video are either original or Royalty and Attribution free. Most stock images used are provided by http://www.pixabay.com or https://www.canstockphoto.com/. Image attribution will be declared only when required by the copyright owner. All stories on Tall Tale TV have been submitted in accordance with the terms of service provided on http://www.talltaletv.com or obtained with permission by the author. Common Affiliates are: Amazon, Smashwords

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