Spawned Secrets

Spawned Secrets

by Jay Verney


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780987377913
Publisher: Jay Verney
Publication date: 12/19/2012
Pages: 238
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Jay Verney is an Australian author who has published novels, essays, short stories, poetry, memoir, magazine and newspaper columns, book and film reviews, and comics.

Jay's first novel, "A Mortality Tale," was shortlisted for the Australian/Vogel and Miles Franklin Literary Awards (and is available as both a paperback and an ebook). Jay has a PhD (in genre and crime fiction), and a Master's degree (memoir) in Creative Writing from the University of Queensland. In 2009, she received a Dean's Award for Outstanding Research Higher Degree Thesis for her PhD.

Jay's second novel, "Percussion," is available in both ebook and paperback, as is this, her third novel, "Spawned Secrets." Her fourth novel, "Summon Up The Blood," is a result of her PhD and is also a paperback and an ebook, along with the essay that accompanied the novel, "Creating A Custom Fit In An Off-The-Rack Genre World." Jay's memoir, "The Women Come & Go" includes an essay, "The Women Came & Went," a reflection on writing the memoir and how writers research and re-imagine history and lives. It's available in, wait for it, paperback and ebook formats, too. Celebrate. Jay has also published poetry. Volumes One and Two of "The Mindful Art of Verandaku," along with "Zenku 365," are waiting mindfully for you as ebooks and paperbacks. Very nice.

Jay maintains several blogs: Transient Total Focus (, the mother ship; poetry blogs Veranda Life (, and Zen Kettle, (; and Last Cat On Mars (, a cartoon blog for connoisseurs of Lego and laughs. Enjoy, and thank you for reading.

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