"A Life in Orbit: A Biography in Verse" Now Available for Kindle, Nook, iPad and other e-Readers

Writing Your Life Story in Prose Is Not an Easy Project! Read the Stunning Result in Ken W. Simpson's, "A Life in Orbit"
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Jan. 30, 2013 - PRLog -- Writing my book A Life in Orbit: A Biography in Verse was a big challenge. I had to try something new that as far as I know hadn’t been attempted – to revisit my past – as a record in verse.

I had to transform a narrative style into verse, to remember my life in detail from my earliest memories to the present day, to re-live traumas, to record and detail disappointments, loss, frustrations and defeats. I had to develop a consecutive sequence of events and be completely honest and true to myself, and to all the others involved in my journey. And after all this, to retain the discipline of four-line stanzas in order to create a comprehensive, 11-part autobiographical poem.

In my first book of poetry and prose, The Learning Process, I explored many themes. For my second book, A Life in Orbit, I was determined to try something novel and new. It was daunting because I had to return to my past and translate my thoughts and memories into the discipline of words, lines and verses. I wrote truthfully and without embellishment. I have suffered in my life, but I have also triumphed. Here is my story in verse.

“The most appealing part of Ken’s poetry is that they present life the way it is.” – Book Zone

“There is so much to learn from these thought provoking poems by Ken Simpson that the book serves as a beacon of hope as well as a comprehensive guidebook to a creative life.” – JS Batra on A Creative Life

About the Author: Ken W. Simpson was brought up in South Camberwell, a Melbourne suburb in the Australian state of Victoria. He taught art and crafts in technical schools for 15 years before retiring. “I began writing short stories until I discovered my love for poetry.” His first book The Learning Process was published by Strategic two years ago and his works has appeared in the International Who’s Who in Poetry 2012. He lives with his family in Lysterfield, suburban Melbourne.

A LIFE IN ORBIT: A BIOGRAPHY IN VERSE (e-Book ISBN: 978-1-62516-330-1, Kindle ISBN: 978-1-62516-331-8) is available for $9.99 at:
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and in multi-formats for other e-Readers through numerous vendors online.

The soft cover version (ISBN: 978-1-61897-189-0, $10.50) can also be ordered through the publisher’s website: sbpra.com/KenWSimpson or at www.amazon.com or http://search.barnesandnoble.com.

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