MJ Bartholomew Shares a “Long Story Short” with Her Readers

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New poetry book conveys the truth of life through captivating rhymes and verses.

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The magic of words and the love of creative writing, whether it be poetry or a short story, is evident in the works of author MJ Bartholomew, whose writing comes from life and the insights she has gained from her surroundings. In her book, Long Story Short, she takes these sources of inspiration, channeling them into rhymes and verses imbued with meaningful images and emotions to be felt by readers everywhere.

Bartholomew weaves her unique observations into poetry and stories that reveal facets of a charmed life. Through her prose she portrays the myriad aspects of existence, the wheel of karma, the throes of passion, lust and carnal pleasure, the precipitous lows of loss and loneliness, the ethereal touch of the divine, and so much more. A journey unlike any other awaits in words and lyrics as she shares a Long Story Short.

“Hold me closer, tighter, please / Hold me so I can follow your lead, please / The music is so loud, so harsh, so bright / Dazed and sick with the sight and sound / I am dancing with madness / I am dancing with myself,” sing Bartholomew’s poetry as they beckon her readers to join her as she embarks on a voyage into a world of dreams, of emotions freed and madness made lucid, as the soul and the spirit dances in a trance to the tune of her rhymes and verses.

“…see truth with your own eyes and heart, and keep to yourself as your own,” Bartholomew writes, foretelling the truths of life that readers will see in Long Story Short.

For more information on this book, interested parties may log on to http://www.Xlibris.com .

About the Author
MJ Bartholomew nestles along the coast of Northern California surrounded by her writing, art, love of jazz and the bay area fog; and is currently working on volume 2 of Long Story Short.

Long Story Short * by MJ Bartholomew
Publication Date: June 28, 2013
Trade Paperback; $15.99; 67 pages; 978-1-4836-3759-4
Trade Hardback; $24.99; 67 pages; 978-1-4836-3760-0
eBook; $3.99; 978-1-4836-3761-7

Members of the media who wish to review this book may request a complimentary paperback copy by contacting the publisher at (888) 795-4274 x. 7879. To purchase copies of the book for resale, please fax Xlibris at (812) 355-4079 or call (888) 795-4274 x. 7879.

For more information on self-publishing or marketing with Xlibris, visit http://www.Xlibris.com . To receive a free publishing guide, please call (888) 795-4274.

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