Monthly Archives: October 2013

The “Hobbit” in Real Life

(or in the case of “The Conjunction of the Realms, Part One” could it be “Laddy” in real life?) Another one of Paulo Cardoso’s documentaries: the archaeological discovery of a very small humanoid-type, possibly a contemporary of humans, but supposedly now extinct. Or perhaps they are visible only with the mind’s eye. Homo floresiensis (“Flores […]
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The Legend of Iaci and the Vitoria Regia

Paulo Cardoso is one of the characters in The Conjunction of the Realms series.  Paulo came from the southernmost parts of Brazil and arrived in Northern Ireland as an exchange student during secondary school. Upon graduating, he went to the University of Ulster to get a degree in film. Paulo now has his own film production company. […]
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Unique Selling Proposition (USP)

So I am trying to come up with what it is known as a Unique Selling Proposing—a Tag Line or Elevator Pitch for “The Conjunction of the Realms.” These two sentences are my first attempt, and I was told that they were too Disney-esque, thus not “unique.” Does anyone have suggestions or better ideas? A […]
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One more positive review

National Emmy Award winner Frank Radice, television producer and co-author of Random House’s pop-up book “Sam Katz on the Loose,” said: “As an author of content for kids I know the difficulty of creating a world that is intriguing, engaging and fun. ‘The Conjunction of the Realms’ has achieved that goal, and gone way beyond, […]
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Why Northern Ireland?

Beginning October 10, 2013 and continuing for the next thirty days, “The Conjunction of the Realms (Part One)” is being discounted on Amazon.co.uk. Why is this promotion taking place in the United Kingdom and not in the United States? When I started writing The Conjunction of the Realm’s first volume, I imagined the story to […]
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