James W Bancroft

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In the four decades James has been writing he has produced more than a hundred books and articles, the subjects of which reflect his varied interests. When he is not writing James enjoys singing, playing and listening to music.

Smashwords Interview

Who are your favorite authors?
Fantasy writers, especially those with a zany or nonsensical theme, such as Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll, Spike Milligan and the Monty Python Team.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Singing, and writing and listening to music.
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Paranormal Experiences
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,600. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015 and represented by James W Bancroft. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
These fascinating paranormal incidents were experienced by my friend, Irina, and told to me over a period of two years. I am open-minded about all things paranormal and of a psychic nature, but these stories fascinated, and sometimes worried me.

Books

Brave Deeds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,910. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A selection of brave and awe-inspiring deeds which gained gallantry medals, from Victorian epics such as the Charge of the Light Brigade and the Defence of Rorke's Drift to the George Cross and the Iranian Embassy siege. With a story of an unsung hero who was overlooked when the medals for bravery were given out. Also available in illustrated print format.
Bobberoonikins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Do you have a sense of the ridiculous and are fond of loopy characters? If so, you should come and meet Bobberoonikins and the other zany people who just come into his life without warning. The stories are influenced by Lewis Carroll and Spike Milligan.
Never Give Up Your Dream
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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This true-life story may re-inspire you if you are a writer disheartened by rejection, or if you are someone losing heart about anything in life!
Pioneers Of Sport
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,140. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Extensively-researched biographical tributes to a selection of great pioneers of sport.
Inspirations: Alice, Pooh, and Peter Too
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Literary, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This publication provides informative accounts touching on the lives of Lewis Carroll, Alan Alexander Milne and James Matthew Barrie, and what inspired them to create some of the most endearing and enduring characters of Children's literature.

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