• My novel - Sixth Beatle - When Music Changed The World
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I know I haven't mentioned it yet, but I wrote a music themed novel.  ;) It's called 'Sixth Beatle' and is about a kid living in 1960s/70s Liverpool who is a brilliant musician. His songs are so great sometimes people feel amazing changes of fortune occur if they hear him play. That's on one level. On a deeper level it is a psychological story about a tortured mind. And its filled with musical references and great tunes!

Someone recently wrote a review on Amazon saying if they could have given it six stars, then they would have. And it wasn't even my wife!

So if you fancy having a Summer read it is only 0.99 on Kindle, or also available in paperback - and available all around the world too. Just look it up in your own country's version of Amazon.

Here it is on Amazon UK https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1490952594/ref=rdr_ext_tmb

Shameless plug over   ;D - but it is a great read for musicians or a great gift for anyone you know with a musical inclination. If you do buy it, be sure to leave a review!!! Thank you so much!

Michael
If you like novels with a musical theme, why not try 'Sixth Beatle - When Music Changed The World', easily found on Amazon and Google. It is amazing, although as the author I may be biased!


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Hi @MichaelA , i might buy the book

it sounds interesting and nice to read, and yes, when i have finished it, i may give a review here in the kitchen and on Amazon

i think i will like it  ::thumb:: ::thumb:: ::thumb::
well done for writing a music and songwriting-related novel  ::thumb:: ::thumb:: ::thumb:: ::thumb::


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Congratulations on getting published.

I have done some writing as well over the years but I have never had one of my novels published. This one sounds like a great story.
"The main thing is to have a gutsy approach....but use your head." Julia Child

 "In a world of robotic conformity, the only originality left in music is the imperfections" Eric Craptone

"Special thanks to Steve Gleason for making me who I am today." Leonard Scaper

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Hi @Dutchbeat, it would be great if you bought it and maybe did a review later. If you do buy it and hate it, then I will send you an equivalently priced book of your choice from Amazon! But you won't hate it as the music element will keep you liking it  :)

The plot line is a bit strange at times, but if you persevere to the end it all makes perfect sense!

Hey @Leonard Scaper I am not surprised you have done some creative writing too over the years, given the importance of lyrics in your songs. I wanted to do this one as I didn't think there were enough music related novels/stories around, and of course you are always advised to write about something that's close to your heart. So music worked for me.

It is a hard slog though compared to knocking a song out in anything from a few minutes to a couple of days. I worked on this for five years on and off, depending on my work schedule. But I am proud of it now - even if it does not become a best seller!




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