Jack Preston King


Jack Preston King is the author of "In Defense of Magical Thinking: Essays in Defiance of Conformity to Reason" and other books for rebels against the spiritual, creative, and cultural status quo. He writes unruly poems, short stories and novels, too. Visit him on the web at jackprestonking.com. He's also on Twitter, Medium and Facebook.

Where to find Jack Preston King online


The Simplest Path to Personal and Planetary Awakening: Free Your Mind
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,280. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2019 by New Paradigm Press. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
“Anyone can do this. Spiritual awakening, in Jack Preston King's view, may be hard work, but it is not complicated work. The path to enlightenment is really rather shockingly simple. Fall out of love with the dream. Reclaim your psychic energy. Wake up to reality.” – Adam Clark, book reviewer, humancafe.com
Children of the Good
Price: Free! Words: 51,220. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2019 by New Paradigm Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
In a near-future America that looks a whole lot like today... A foreign-born Antichrist sits in the White House, and through the power of the Presidency, secretly controls the world... When a series of prophecies appear to be coming true, with one very special little girl at their center... forces of darkness mobilize to destroy her at any cost...
Mythic Living: Thoughts on Everyday Life in Mythological Light
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,730. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2019 by New Paradigm Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore, & legend, Nonfiction » Psychology » Movements / Jungian
Are you pursuing your destiny, or surrendering to your fate (and how can you know the difference)? Why is love so difficult, and what can you do about it? Join Jack Preston King as he shines a mythological light on everyday life questions like these, drawing inspiration from myths Greek and Sumerian, Christian and Gnostic, as ancient as the Big Bang, and as modern as Star Wars.
Creative + Writer: Musings on Creativity, Writing, and the 21st Century Writer’s Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,500. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2019 by New Paradigm Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
What’s the difference between imagination and creativity? Discover the natural cycle of inspiration (when you fight it, you lose); learn the proper care and feeding of your muse; take your brain to the next level of creativity; explore the perils of pseudonyms, why people buy books, the dangers of blogging, and one joyous solution to the Art VS Money dilemma that plagues most successful creatives.
14 X 7: Fourteen Stories in 7,000 Words - SciFi Flash Fiction
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2019 by New Paradigm Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Is the Moon alive? Are Reptilians secretly living among us? Could aliens be angels? Can love change the past? The answers to these question – and many more! – await in 14 X 7: Fourteen Stories in 7,000 words - SciFi Flash Fiction. Here’s proof that good things come in small packages!
To End Hate We Gotta Walk the Talk - Ten Big Ideas that Could Change the World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,880. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2019 by New Paradigm Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
We can end hate. We can transform global culture. We can change the world. To accomplish Big Goals like these, we’ll need Big Ideas to inspire us. Read this book. Learn the truth. Be inspired. The future is in your hands!
The Language of Dreams - A Jungian Approach to Dreams, Dream Interpretation, and Spiritual Dreamwork
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,640. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2019 by New Paradigm Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Movements / Jungian, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
Dreams are more than random neural firings in your brain. They’re a language. The entity sending you nightly messages in this nonverbal, symbolic dream language is your own unconscious mind. All dreams, even the scary or disturbing ones, have your best interest at heart. They’re messages from you to you.
Could All Religions Be True? The Short Answer is Yes. Essays from Outside the Spiritual Box
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,540. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2019 by New Paradigm Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious philosophy
Could all religions be true? What if followers of just one religion and atheists who reject all religions are both wrong? Are there ways to think about reality in which diverse religious beliefs, even in their conflicting particulars, could all be simultaneously true? So far, Jack Preston King has found four... a rollicking journey outside the spiritual box.
In Defense of Magical Thinking: Essays in Defiance of Conformity to Reason
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,140. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2017 by New Paradigm Press. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religion & Science
Do arrogant Twitter atheists make your blood boil? When Richard Dawkins, the Amazing Randi, or Bill Nye the Science Guy smugly tell you how stupid you are for believing in God, or psychic powers, or ghosts, or the afterlife, or even your own immortal soul, do you want to just reach through the screen and strangle them? You’re going to love this book.
It’s Free and Easy to Self-Publish Your Book: A Step-By-Step Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2017 by New Paradigm Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Self-publishing is free and easy. Before you pay somebody big bucks to format your eBook or paperback, or to create your book cover, you owe it to yourself to read this book filled with straightforward, no BS, click-by-click instructions for accomplishing the task on your own. You’ll be surprised to discover just how easy it is to get professional results, and publish your own book – For FREE!
A World In Edgewise: Thirteen Sidereal Journeys
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,720. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012 by New Paradigm Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A man’s guilt becomes a doorway to a hidden realm… A virtual model seduces the world… A damned soul flees Dante’s Inferno, with an evil Archangel in hot pursuit… A man finds almost everyone on Earth is an alien in disguise… A young housewife discovers her latent superpowers… Discover A World In Edgewise, where these sidereal journeys – and many more – await!
Autobiography of an Earthling: My Funky Spiritual Memoir
Price: Free! Words: 18,000. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2010 by New Paradigm Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
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"This is spiritual memoir at its finest, at once insightful, funny, honest and profoundly moving. But more, I am amazed how artfully, yet accurately, King manages to weave a treasure trove of important, hands-on spiritual knowledge into this deeply personal, riotously entertaining narrative." -  Harold Zo, author "Zo-Zen: Zen Buddhist Essays and Insights from the Small Town "Big Mind" of Harold Zo