I have decided to try the kdp free promotion day option. My trio of short stories, ‘The Uneven Passage of Time’ will be free for the 13th and 14th of January. It will then rocket back up to 77p. It is currently ranked #3 in the Amazon short stories section! I want #1!
PLEASE NOTE, THIS IS NO LONGER FREE. IT’S NOW ONLY 77P WHILE STOCKS LAST. WHICH IS INFINITE. BUY ANYWAY.
Here’s the blurb:
Time, famously, is relative. In this trio of short stories journalist and fiction writer Jason R. Ward looks at three individuals and their unorthodox journeys through time. These entertaining tales blend the themes of psychology and perception with classic science fiction.
Stephen Hawking once sent out dinner invitations to all future time travellers. No one turned up. But what if one had? In ‘A Date to Remember’ a young physicist is convinced he has worked out the secret to building a time travel device. Lacking the resources to construct the machine he sets a time and date for a meeting with his future self.
It is a truism that people remember the big events in life and forget the repetitive. For most people, their year skips by unnoticed, punctuated by birthdays, world events, big personal milestones or traumatic events. As you age life seems to speed up and you find that the years seem to fly past. ‘As Time Goes By’ is the story of Frank Gilbert who is experiencing this to the extreme. His time seems to be accelerating at an abnormal rate. Years of his repetitive life seem to go by in days. Can he break the cycle in time?
The final and longest short story is ‘The Man Who Loved Statues’. Captain Michael Pike is a man who has taken a bit of hammering in life. With nothing much to live for he volunteers for an experiment that is going to attempt to alter his passage through time and put him in stasis. Things don’t go quite according to plan.
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I just want a few more people to read it and possibly even review it. Journalism and TV is boring me and I want to write fiction full time! Selfish, I know.