Mercia McMahon

Mercia McMahon is an author and editor of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. Her work is published through her own publishing business MMMporium.

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Latest addition to the website stable is Oneliners by Mercia McMahon, which consists of oneliners by Mercia McMahon, but on a smartphone it may take up more than one line.

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Forthcoming Publications

​This rolling news article is a permanent resource for announcing forthcoming publications by Mercia McMahon.

A book on the historical context to the UK vote to leave the European Union will be published on 20 February 2017.

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5 Years a Londoner

​On 9 June 2009 I moved from Manchester to London, leaving the north a day early because of the threatened tube strike. That move was a fulfilment of a dream that I had held since 1983 to move to the greatest cultural city on earth.

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​Chieshi is the city-state that lies at the heart of Preserving Eternity, the first novel in the Fumetsu Cycle. It surrounds the mountain of Fumetsu-zan on which the older members of the immortal Fumetsu race live.

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Kumamoto Castle

An article about Japanese castle design and warfare in the wake of Kumamoto Castle being damaged in an earthquake. It was the inspiration for the fictional city of ​Chieshi in my novel Preserving Eternity.

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Mercia's NaNoWriMo Career

​This article contains a summary of Mercia McMahon's efforts in National Novel Writing Month (November) or Camp NaNoWriMo (April and July). National Novel Writing Month has been running since 1999 as an internet based peer pressure activity to persuade reluctant novelists to prove that they can write a 50,000 word novel in one month.

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Near the exhibition entrance is a wall with a telling statement that science fiction asks big questions. Philosophical endeavours are not the exclusive domain of literary fiction a case of Sci-Fi performing the function of Sci-Phi.

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