Author Archives: jimmurdoch

Dragon Song and Visionary Fiction

It has been over a year in the making and three or four months in the editing and proofreading phase, but Dragon Song has finally seen the light of day. It is the second in the Dragons and Vision series and promise to take the reader on a dazzling and emotional ride. Dragons and Visions…

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The Reptilian Brain and Reptile Ancestors

Did you know that a part of your brain is reptilian? Scientists tell us that there is a part of the brain which originated from our reptilian past. What they mean is that way back some of our ancestors were reptiles, or lizards, or serpents. That’s an interesting fact, if it is a fact. It…

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Coincidence or Inspiration?

I read time and time again how authors just write and often are surprised at what comes out. This has been my experience so far. Having just completed my second novel I am surprised at the seeming coincidences which have appeared in the story. Keeping in mind that book 2 is a continuation of the…

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How Psychedelics Saved My Life «

How Psychedelics Saved My Life « by Amber Lyon ON MAY 28, 2014 I invite you to take a step back and clear your mind of decades of false propaganda.  Governments worldwide lied to us about the medicinal benefits of marijuana.   The public has also been misled about psychedelics. These non-addictive substances- MDMA, ayahuasca,…

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The Visionary Perspective

This is a great article by a visionary author about Visionary Fiction. What do you think? Have you read any other visionary / metaphysical books lately? Reblogged from The Visionary Fiction Alliance I suspect many of you, like me, struggle to define visionary fiction, not to mention how it differs from magical realism. In today’s…

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The Rise of the Phoenix: Review

The Rise of the Phoenix: The Daimones Trilogy, Vol. 3 by Massimo Marino My rating: 5 of 5 stars Having read Daimones and Once Human, the first two books in this series, this third book takes the post apocalyptic experiences of the genetically upgraded human, Dan Amenta, to a whole new level. From a dying…

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The Rise of the Phoenix

The Daimones Trilogy Blog Tour

I have been waiting patiently for the release of the volume 3 of The Daimones Trilogy, The Rise of the Phoenix. Finally it is available and as I start to read it I want to share with you about the first two books in this trilogy by my friend Massimo Marino. I read Daimones about…

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Who are the White Dragon Family?

In my Novel “Pursuit” a brief passing mention is made of the White Dragon Family in a news item. In the sequel, “Dragon Song”, the White Dragon Family makes an appearance and we meet one of their representatives. But who are the White Dragon Family exactly in real life? In the book they are the…

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Dragon of Mt. Pilatus

Dragons on Mt. Pilatus – I didn’t make them up

Reading my metaphysical fantasy novel, “Pursuit”, you may think that I have set the dragon scenes on Mount Pilatus because it’s close to where I live. Well, actually I didn’t invent the dragons of Pilatus. Stories of dragons on Mount Pilatus go back hundreds of years. Dragons have been seen flying between Pilatus to other…

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Pontius Pilate and the Swiss Mountain

There is a myth surrounding Pontius Pilate which many people are not aware of. How, for example, did a mountain in Switzerland come to be named after him? In case you are not aware Pontius Pilate was a Roman Governor or Prefect of Judaea from AD 26-36. It was he who washed his hands when…

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