Thomas Edward Shaw

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Thomas Edward Shaw – also known as Eddie Shaw is a musician and author.

He co-wrote and recorded: BLACK MONK TIME, COMPLICATION, CUCKOO, and LOVE CAN TAME THE WILD on Polydor International Records (producer Jimmy Bowien) – also on American Records (See website: http://www.the-monks.com) - Retribution Records, distributed by Burnside Distribution, Portland, Oregon – BLACK MONK TIME and MONKS, EARLY YEARS on Light in the Attic Records, Seattle Washington; also MINNESODA (Lp) on Capitol Records. His newest release is JASS IN SIX PIECES, by the Hydraulic Pigeons on Sevencranes Music, (digital release) on CD Baby, Amazon.com, Itunes, etc.

His music is on Movie/TV Soundtracks: Coen Bros movie, BIG LEBOWSKI; Canadian movie, TAILLIGHTS FADING; POWERADE sports drink commercials, aired on national U.S. TV stations; Peter Rosen’s 2006 documentary, WHO GETS TO CALL IT ART?; Movie documentary, about the Monks, TRANSATLANTIC FEEDBACK, by Playloud Productions (Berlin, Germany), in movie theaters in Europe and the USA, accessible through netflix and DVD. TV soundtracks: DAS WILDE LEBEN, German TV; CALIFORNICATION; HAMMER TIME; INDEPENDENT LENS; SKILLS LIKE THIS: and more.

Books published are: A COWBOY LIKE ME (softcover book of short stories); BLACK MONK TIME (memoir); BELTRAMI’S RIVER (historical novel); Contributing author in the book, A FRIENDLY GAME OF POKER, 52 Tales of the Neighborhood Game, published by Chicago Review Press, Sept. 2003; Shaw is also a contributing poet for two different books of poetry by the Nevada Poetry Society.

Shaw has also appeared for TV and radio interviews: NYC; National Public Radio; Chicago; San Francisco; Austin, TX; BBC, London; Berlin; Spain; Denmark; and more; including hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles.

Smashwords Interview

What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
I wake up.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Play with my dog - Play music - Play with my wife.
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The Boxer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013 by Thomas Edward Shaw. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
"The Boxer" is one short story from Thomas Edward (Eddie) Shaw's soon to be released book of short stories - "A Cowboy Like Me". The protagonist, Booker, is working on a summer job when he meets a young man who claims to be a boxer. Booker doesn't believe him until the young man, named Harry, proves who he is and the surprising thing, to Booker, is that years later, Harry becomes a senator.

Books

A Cowboy Like Me - Short Stories, Volume II
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 42,720. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
World History is based on local life. Set in Nevada, Thomas (Eddie) Shaw's collection of short stories is a memoir of sorts. In a semi-fictional account of childhood, discovery, and death, old timers may recognize the place they moved to - or escaped from. Only the names of the guilty have been changed.
The Boxer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013 by Thomas Edward Shaw. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
"The Boxer" is one short story from Thomas Edward (Eddie) Shaw's soon to be released book of short stories - "A Cowboy Like Me". The protagonist, Booker, is working on a summer job when he meets a young man who claims to be a boxer. Booker doesn't believe him until the young man, named Harry, proves who he is and the surprising thing, to Booker, is that years later, Harry becomes a senator.

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