S.P. Austen


S.P. Austen is an author of spiritual, metaphysical and self-help books, and he also writes short stories, novelettes, novellas, novels and poetry, often with a spiritual or metaphysical leaning. He is also a regular article contributor to HubPages.
His first published print book was "Meditation for Everyday Living" and was based on his personal experiences of meditation.
Born in London, England, he lives in British Columbia, Canada.
The Author had clairvoyant experiences from very early childhood and embarked on his own personal spiritual quest at the age of 16. With no recourse to meditation classes, he entered the realm of meditation unaided and was able to achieve deep meditative states without the aid of a guru.
Through his writing his aim is to be an instrument in the raising of human consciousness and the betterment of the world in which we live.
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Smashwords Interview

What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
I look forward to creating new stories and articles that inspire me, and hopefully they will inspire others too!
What do you read for pleasure?
Just about anything that catches my interest. I particularly like spirituality and personal development books, but also novels and adventure books of all kinds. I have a very wide interest in many reading genres.
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Where to find S.P. Austen online

Twitter: @stephen_austen
Facebook: Facebook profile


The Hum
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 15,280. Language: British English. Published: January 22, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Urban
The Hum is an exciting tale of the unknown. If the mixture of Crop Circles, UFO's, mysterious abductions and country pubs in a rural idyll fascinates you, then you're in for a treat with this mystery.
Meditation: Key to the Soul
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,600. Language: British English. Published: December 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Meditations, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Meditations
In this book the reader will be able to explore over thirty separate meditations and techniques. Many of these practices are new ones developed by myself over nearly 40 years of meditation practice. This e-book explains the simplest of breathing techniques for attaining contact with the Higher Self, and how to control thoughts, speech and actions through the concentrated focus of the mind.
The Vision Glasses
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: British English. Published: October 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A strange pair of spectacles are purchased in a far-away land. Are the glasses a curse or a blessing? What would you do if you owned such an unusual pair of glasses? Read on, to find out how the fortunes of three people are tied in with the possession of The Vision Glasses. *Stephen Austen asserts the moral right to be identified as the author of this work and as the owner of the Text Copyright
The Casting Couch
Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: British English. Published: October 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
In this bizarre and scary story from SP Austen, the central character, Sean Lamport, is in London to attend a 'casting' or audition for a non-specified production. But this casting is definitely out of the bounds of normality! Something is going to go horrendously wrong but Sean doesn't know that yet...
Return of the Astronaut
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,360. Language: American English. Published: October 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
"Return of the Astronaut" is a novelette centering on the disappearance of an Apollo astronaut on the far side of the moon in 1978. After many years, the astronaut suddenly returns from Space, having been given up for dead.
Drive Caerphilly
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 51,080. Language: British English. Published: September 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Drive Caerphilly is a comedy/drama novel set in a Driving School in Wales in 1980. Harry, aged 19, goes off to Wales on a 'crash course' in driving with the driving test included. He's hung up on girls, his hormones governing his thoughts, but not quite mature enough to handle it all. A coming-of-age tale.
The Hole
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 22,730. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Urban
Set in an East Sussex village in England, a sleepy rural community wakes up to discover a massive hole that has appeared overnight in a winding country lane. But where does it come from?
Tree of Records
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 8,350. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tree of Records is a short story about an ancient oak tree whose long life sees him through the centuries. A poignant, moving and fascinating tale of the silent recording of life seen through the senses of an ancient tree.
The Serpent Rod
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 7,160. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Occult
James Darley, the curator of ancient Egyptian artefacts has discovered a secret code written in an unknown script on a serpent-shaped crosier, found in the tomb of King Tutankhamun by Howard Carter in 1922. Indeed it holds a secret so powerful and yet terrible in its implications that James races against time to discover its secrets before its mysteries are lost to the world.
All That Glitters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Malcolm Underwood is a disgruntled artist who is tired of rejections from the established art world. He hates their snobbery but he still wants to get recognition; this time he'll give them what they want. But what Malcolm creates will be far from what the critics imagine - until it's too late. Malcolm is out for revenge and he finds a most unique way of expressing it! Format: Short Story
Nature's Wisdom
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 29,560. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Nature
"Nature's Wisdom" is an illustrated e-book which is designed to inspire all of us to work upon the essential nature of our character.
The Ghost of Glenshiel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Alec Fairbairn is on a long drive to Scotland. But in a shattering moment, something other-worldly happens on the road to Glenshiel Manor that turns Alec's perception of life upon its head... Format: Short Story

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