14 Dec 2015, we had to respond to a mail that we received from a certain James R. Vance from France. We had no idea then how that moment would change the course of our project forever, catapulting our humble amateurish dream to create a global family of storytellers into a movement… “Hi Jaya, I have received … Continue reading How the arrival of the novelist, James R. Vance, transformed our dream to a movement
Pat Southern-Pearce is not just anybody. A product of Burnley & Leeds Schools of Art, Pat had been associated with the University of Cumbria as its faculty for many years, and is recognized as an eminently illustrious artist of her time. She is also one of the magical connections that were to radically transform … Continue reading How the brilliant artist, Pat Southern-Pearce, turned the fate of the Magic Diary
James Smith (James V. Smith Jr) , a former combat soldier, helicopter pilot, newspaper writer and editor, national award-winning columnist, and magazine editor has published more than a dozen military action-adventure novels, including the six-book series 'Force Recon'. He wrote the 'Delta Force' series under the pen name John Harriman. He is also author of 'You … Continue reading James Smith, author of ‘Prison of the Soul,’ gives us a 5-star review on Amazon. Wow!
One of the overreaching themes in our first volume is the value of cross-cultural experiences. Having moved from Colombia to Panama at a young age, Lorena Pulido not only describes her own cross-cultural experience in her short story “Heart of the Universe,” but also here where she elaborates on the impact of such connections. I … Continue reading Panama’s Lorena Pulido on cross-cultural experiences
Three days after our book launched worldwide on Amazon, Professor Comer sent us a heartwarming message in praise of our work. In the summer of 2015, her course English Composition I, delivered on the massive online education platform Coursera, brought writers from all reaches of the globe with the sole goal of improving their writing. … Continue reading Praise for our book, from the Duke University prof. Dr Denise Comer
The Magic Diary Initiative, a unique collaborative movement in unifying people across all boundaries, launched the first of its volumes of A Pocketful Dreams: a travelling diary and some storytellers, from America & Australia, on 14 February worldwide on Amazon as a Kindle eBook.