Fantasy, Reality, Reviews and Drama Lessons from Gordon A. Long
Products: fantasy books, social commentary, ebooks, humor, reviews, and short stories. 
Self-publishing services: editing, proof-reading, graphic art, formatting, and promoting e books or traditional books. 
Drama: for teachers of spoken language, drama, and second languages improving classroom skills and resources.
 

Are We Stupid? Blog admits "Why Canadians Fear Bernie Sanders"
Renaissance Writer reviews a whole genre, the "To Hell with Convention" Book.
Indies Unlimited Post "Find and Replace: the Writer's Best Friend”
YouTube Video "Out of Mischief Trailer"
YouTube Video "On the Road in Southeast Asia" the vibrant street life of the bustling cities of Cambodia and Vietnam.
YouTube Video  "The Rhyme of the Swiftsure Mariner"  For any sailor who ever had a race where the wind just wouldn't cooperate.
YouTube Video  "To The Ends of Argentina"   Travel to Iguassu Falls and Cape Horn

Books

Why Are People So Stupid?

 eBook $2.99

 amazon.com

A Sword Called…Kitten?

 eBook: $1.99

Smashwords.com 

Soft Cover: $14.95

Amazon.com

 


Drama Materials

Expressive Poetry Performance

   Student Handbook

   Teacher Guide

The Dramatic Classroom Blog

Latest post: Get the "Amateur" off the Board of Directors


Interesting Contacts

Cas Peace -  Novelist, Editor
 
Kaz Augustin  -  Sandalpress
 
Yvonne Hertzberger  - Fantasy Writer 

The Indie View - Indie Book Reviews from Around the Web
 

Anachronism Pictures

Including the award-winning mechanical squid,"Septopus"
 

Generations

The Surrey Intergenerational Theatre Troupe
 

The Vaudevillians

 B. C's. #1 Seniors Entertainment Troupe

 


 

Launching Today!
Airborn Press
Presents the New Release

Into Trouble: World of Change Book 2
by
Gordon A. Long


We continue to follow the adventures of Aleria anDalmyn, whose restless nature and rebellious spirit land her in even more trouble. Sent to get information about a possibly treasonous lord, she gets too closely involved with him and finds herself the target for his manipulations.
Her martial training allows her to survive the ordeal and prompts her to take vengeance on her abusers. But then she learns that such actions create all sorts of problems for a woman of her Rank. Once again she finds herself with the choice of correcting her society or correcting herself.
For Aleria, there is no choice. She forges on against all opposition.

Available at Amazon for $.99 until February 8. Regular price $2.99

Out of Mischief: World of Change Book 1” is permanently available free at Smashwords in all ebook formats.

Book 3 of the series, “Mountains of Mischief” will be available later this year.


 

 
 
 
 
Out of Mischief Released Nov 28
On Special $.95 until Dec 5
(Regular $2.99)
Smashwords   and   Amazon
 
 
A COMPLETELY NEW SERIES COMING THIS SUMMER

"Out of Mischief"

An Alternate Reality Novel
Look for it in ebook and softcover
at Amazon and Smashwords
 

Friday April 27 - Sunday April 29


Friday, February 8
Wins first runner up in the WritersType January Short Stories Competition.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

We welcome a new Science Fiction Short Story to our website
In which a new scientist on a new world encounters a disturbing new species.
6000 words.


Tuesday, September 25: 
 
Lots of new website design, which will not affect the average reader much, but will result in a more accurate representation on Google. For those of you who are interested, this meant refining our keywords, and maximizing Search Engine Optimization so that Google and other search engines find us more easily. 

Another important element to consider is the information that appears when the search engine hits us. This is what it looked like before:

 

Airborn Press

airbornpress.ca/ - Cached
Home · About us · News & Events · Reviews · A Sword Called…Kitten? 
Expressive Poetry Performance · Why Are People So Stupid? Are People That Stupid?
Not too impressive, and very wasteful. This is basically a list of the "breadcrumbs" on the site: the buttons at the top of the page that help the reader navigate back to the main pages. Who needs to know that the site has "About Us" and "News and Events" pages?
 
So the first thing I did was reorganize the breadcrumbs so that the more important pages, like the book titles, came first. Then I wrote an introductory paragraph, using chosen key words, but making it easily understood English as well, so both search engines and human readers will get an accurate idea of what the site is about. 
 
At the time I write this, Google is still putting out a "cached" version of the old site, so time will tell if my changes have done any good. 
 
 
Saturday, November 10:

!!!!!!BIG DAY!!!!!

LAUNCH FOR "Why Are People So Stupid?"

The plan at the moment is to put the book up on KDP - Kindle Direct Publishing - which, I gather sets it up for three months like a library book which members can download for free onto their Kindles. This is supposed to create all sorts of positive reaction and buzz, so that when the book comes out for sale, it will make a fortune.

I'll let you know.   

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Hooligans

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Ava's Man

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Wordscapist: the Myth

Arpan Panicker


Murder and Mendelssohn
Kerry Greenwood

Drawing Conclusions
Donna Leon

The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon
Alexander McCall Smith

The Dead in their Vaulted Arches
Alan Bradley


The Commons Book 1

The Journeyman
Michael Alan Peck


At War With Satan
Steff Metal

Phobos: Mayan Fear
Steve Alten

Guystuff
Linton Robinson

The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald

You Can't Get There From Here
Gayle Forman

Psychic Warrior
T. D. McKinnon

Forager
Peter R. Stone

Butterman (Time Travel) Inc.
PK Hrezo

Winter Fire
Laurie Dubay 

Canadian Pie
Will Ferguson 

Bertie Plays the Blues
Alexander McCall Smith

Miss Timmins' School for Girls
Nayana Currimbhoy

Xenophobia
Peter Cawdron

The Twelve Rooms of the Nile
Enid Shomer

The Importance of Being Seven
Alexander McCall Smith

Cupcakes, Trinkets, and Other Deadly Magic
Meghan Ciana Doidge

Unnatural Habits
A Phryne Fisher Mystery

Kerry Greenwood

Strays
Book I of The Glaring Chronicles

Matthew Krause

The Hundred-Foot Journey
Richard C. Morais

The Crooked House
John Longeway

Eye Candy
by
Ryan Schneider

Season of the Harvest
Michael R. Hicks

Chronicles of Trellah Book I:
The Perpetual Rain

T. S. Graham


The Casual Vacancy
J. K. Rowling
Alexander McCall Smith
Charlotte Henley Babb

David Litwack 
G. T. Denny
John Patrick Gallagher
Cas Peace
Steve Umstead
L.M.Dewalt
J.W.Bacarro
Mark Everett Stone