Happy Thanksgiving!

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Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you and yours have a wonderful, happy, and safe 2019 Turkey Day. I am thankful for all of you followers who support me and all the fellow bloggers I connected with this year. I have seen posts with beautiful poetry, thought-provoking rhetoric, gorgeous travel images, and much more.

Cheers,

Sean

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I’m pleased to announce the release of my 8th book, Skoll’s Diary.

Africans and African Americans left Earth in 1900, and went to another planet in The Milky Way to escape mistreatment…

It’s now the year 3005 on that terraformed planet. We get a peek into the life of a bright and sensitive teenaged boy, Skoll, through his journal. He loves his world, but is curious about life on Earth. Then suddenly, an epic event casts him in the middle of a difficult decision.  The fate of the planet’s community is in his hands.

Get the book here. I’d appreciate your leaving a review if you read it. Thanks in advance!

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Lady Rougepen Says: Fall in Love with Cupidity

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Cupidity means an “intense desire for material things, or greed.” Example: The theme of the 1980s was cupidity and hubris.

The root of that word, “Cupid,” is derived from the god of love in Roman mythology (Eros in Greek mythology). The winged god who shot arrows into hearts was god’s Ares and Aphrodite’s son. He used to be portrayed as an Adonis type with 6-pack abs, but the prim Victorians gave him a makeover, as a cuddly, baby.

Skoll’s Diary: My [Sneaky] Commentary on Today’s Racial & Political Climate

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I published the novel Skoll’s Diary in summer 2019. It’s a tale, in journal form, about a young man on a terraformed planet in our solar system. I wrote it for the following reasons. It may step on some toes, but I don’t give a fat fig. You have the option of not reading it:

  • I am a huge astronomy nerd.
  • 2016 was the start of a hostile political and racial climate in The United States. I got to thinking, what if black folks just up and left Earth, and relocated to another planet in The Milky Way? And how would a black community perform, completely untouched by colonialism?
  • People of color are quite underrepresented in science fiction, so I was happy to have a protagonist of color in this genre.

I combined all those things, along with Skoll’s normal battles: teen angst, making mature decisions, dating, family issues, and wavering loyalty to his community. He is, after all, just a young man. His struggles would be the same – no matter what planet he lived on. It’s also crucial to me that black people, especially males, are viewed as human and vulnerable at times. That’s something else that’s rarely seen.

Anyway, I don’t want to spoil the book for you, if you plan to read it. You may get it here. No matter what you think, please leave a review if you read it. Thank each and every one of you who subscribe to my blog.

Sincerely,

Author Sean C. Wright-Neeley

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I’m pleased to announce the release of my 8th book, Skoll’s Diary.

Africans and African Americans left Earth in 1900, and went to another planet in The Milky Way to escape mistreatment…

It’s now the year 3005 on that terraformed planet. We get a peek into the life of a bright and sensitive teenaged boy, Skoll, through his journal. He loves his world, but is curious about life on Earth. Then suddenly, an epic event casts him in the middle of a difficult decision.  The fate of the planet’s community is in his hands.

Get the book here. I’d appreciate your leaving a review if you read it. Thanks in advance!

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Lady Rougepen Says: Flash ‘Em

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Not ready to commit to writing a novel yet, or does the concept scare the socks off you? Try flash fiction. Flash fiction is a short, short story – sometimes only 100 words long. It’s a short, sweet way to strengthen the writing muscle, and to ease into writing plot lines.
I must confess: I have gotten addicted to this writing exercise, this year. Click here for all my flash fiction stories.

***99-Cent Ebook 11/12-11/14: Glo Ro Saves Best Treasure Chest***

Today is the last day to redeem this offer.

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This is a young adult novel, but adults will like it, too. Get Glo Ro Saves Best TreasureChestin ebook form from 11/12 – 11/14/19.

4.5/5 stars: Glorious is unique, inquisitive and an old soul. What teenager takes the time to help her local thrift store owner? Glorious does! 

5/5 stars: Glo Ro Saves Best Treasure Chest is told from the perspective of the title character, Glorious Day Roberts, a high school student with an eye for detail that Sherlock Holmes would envy. What is great about this story is that Ms. Wright immerses us in the character of the teenager. Glo is precocious, but she is still a kid and we are reminded of this by the frequent tangents she goes off on – exactly as a normal teenage person does. As she is conducting her investigation, something catches her attention and Glo is momentarily off the case…

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***99-Cent Ebook 11/12-11/14: Glo Ro Saves Best Treasure Chest***

This is a young adult novel, but adults will like it, too. Get Glo Ro Saves Best Treasure Chest in ebook form from 11/12 – 11/14/19.

4.5/5 stars: Glorious is unique, inquisitive and an old soul. What teenager takes the time to help her local thrift store owner? Glorious does! 

5/5 stars: Glo Ro Saves Best Treasure Chest is told from the perspective of the title character, Glorious Day Roberts, a high school student with an eye for detail that Sherlock Holmes would envy. What is great about this story is that Ms. Wright immerses us in the character of the teenager. Glo is precocious, but she is still a kid and we are reminded of this by the frequent tangents she goes off on – exactly as a normal teenage person does. As she is conducting her investigation, something catches her attention and Glo is momentarily off the case and onto a new train of thought. However, the case is always on her mind, and she is soon back on the trail, and the momentary reprieve actually gives her a clearer view… 

Synopsis: 16-year-old Glorious Day Roberts (Glo Ro) is big-haired, dyslexic, and fighting family demons. But she takes those issues in stride, instead focusing on getting to kernels of truth. When her favorite thrift store is in trouble, Glorious knows she has no choice but to turn on her shine, full-blast.

Genre: young adult

Length: 195 pages

Get the book here.

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I’m pleased to announce the release of my 8th book, Skoll’s Diary.

Africans and African Americans left Earth in 1900, and went to another planet in The Milky Way to escape mistreatment…

It’s now the year 3005 on that terraformed planet. We get a peek into the life of a bright and sensitive teenaged boy, Skoll, through his journal. He loves his world, but is curious about life on Earth. Then suddenly, an epic event casts him in the middle of a difficult decision.  The fate of the planet’s community is in his hands.

Get the book here. I’d appreciate your leaving a review if you read it. Thanks in advance!

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Happy Veteran’s Day!

I want to say Happy Veteran’s Day to my lookalike father, Nathan Wright III. This image of my father, who served in Vietnam, was taken in the late 1960s.IMG_0165.JPG.And a Happy Veteran’s Day to all of you who served this country!

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I’m pleased to announce the release of my 8th book, Skoll’s Diary.

Africans and African Americans left Earth in 1900, and went to another planet in The Milky Way to escape mistreatment…

It’s now the year 3005 on that terraformed planet. We get a peek into the life of a bright and sensitive teenaged boy, Skoll, through his journal. He loves his world, but is curious about life on Earth. Then suddenly, an epic event casts him in the middle of a difficult decision.  The fate of the planet’s community is in his hands.

Get the book here. I’d appreciate your leaving a review if you read it. Thanks in advance!

Afro-Sean-Commission-Final copy