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Mankind Limited – The Sky

The sky to the west was as dark as a promise of Armageddon. It was punctuated occasionally by a piercing fork of blue-white lightning. As piercing as the eyes that watched. Mankind Ltd. Read an excerpt here. Available as Kindle or hardback from Amazon

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Mankind Limited Excerpt

To whet your whistles here is the Prologue and Chapter One. Prologue Darkness outside. From the expanse of his office, the Facilitator gazed down at the city spread below. Orange lights twinkled. A busy machine. It was his. They were entwined. Both products of this still young, brave new millennium. He smiled. He held a… Continue reading Mankind Limited Excerpt

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Dip Into Something New

Slip away for a few hours, into other worlds - away from all the troubles of this one. Perhaps into the future - a near-future - dark and disturbing and yet - so close. There, follow the fates of four people worn down and broken, angry with the system. Who break out of it, try… Continue reading Dip Into Something New

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Read It! Don’t let it come to pass!

Humanity reduced to a bottom line. Trapped. In a world where everything is measured and control pervades every area of life, four people begin to break down. Instead, they break through the walls of deceit and propaganda and into a world of revolution. Each, in their way, vow to overthrow the established order. They embark… Continue reading Read It! Don’t let it come to pass!

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Mankind Limited – Succumb

Would all the earth succumb to the concrete blanket of mankind? Was that the best legacy they could leave? Was their vision that limited? One day there would come a time when it would be more profitable to tear these trees down than to leave them. Then there would be no power on earth that… Continue reading Mankind Limited – Succumb

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Mankind Limited – Nothing Changed

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Mankind Limited – Pebble

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A Dark Future Vision – Or is it Already Here

This book shows the how society could evolve if capitalism were allowed to follow through to its extremes. It's a dark shadow of this world. Or is it? Is this the world that we already live in? Enter a world of pressure and release - rebellion and doubt and the rediscovery of a simple Secret… Continue reading A Dark Future Vision – Or is it Already Here

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Meet the Characters – William

William William considers himself the only true revolutionary there has been. Living a life of utter destitution below the city, he leads a community of people the rest of the world sees as outcasts and losers. His is the long game. He know's the aim, he knows what he is fighting for. He also knows… Continue reading Meet the Characters – William

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Meet the Characters – Richard

Mankind Limited Richard Richard burns. He burns with a fury that is too bright for him to look at. He fights the system in whatever inventive ways he can concoct. He never asks why he fights or what his ultimate goal is. He just needs the fight. So defeat almost crushes him, forces him to… Continue reading Meet the Characters – Richard

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Meet the Characters – Jane

Mankind Limited Jane Jane is a rebel. Of sorts. She engages in rebellious activity and she is good at it. If anyone had tracked her exploits they might say she was a genius. Because that was correct no one had ever tracked her. But the truth was that so far in her life she had… Continue reading Meet the Characters – Jane

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Meet the Characters – Marc

Mankind Limited Marc Marc is a model citizen, devoted to the ideals of modern society. Moderately successful in his career, climbing the ladder with a beautiful partner by his side. So why is he plagued by nightmares? Why is he so disaffected? What is the truth that he can feel trying to poke its way… Continue reading Meet the Characters – Marc

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Mankind Limited – Fascinated

http://www.scottandrewbailey.uk Read an excerpt here. Available as Kindle or hardback from Amazon

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Silver Threadings Review – Mankind Limited

Scott Bailey skillfully wove a tale of intrigue and suspense with just the right amount of dystopian dread. Bravo! Silver Threading Title:  Mankind Limited Author: Scott Bailey File Size: 958 KB Print Length: 376 pages Publisher: Scott Bailey Publication Date: August 19, 2013 Sold by Amazon Digital Services LLC Language: English ASIN: B00EOA1RW2 Formats: Paperback and Kindle Goodreads Genres: Dystopian, Science Fiction, Dystopian Fantasy In the… Continue reading Silver Threadings Review – Mankind Limited

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My dark dystopian vision is starting to look like a brighter alternative!

Humanity reduced to a bottom line. Trapped. In a world where everything is measured and control pervades every area of life, four people begin to break down. Instead, they break through the walls of deceit and propaganda and into a world of revolution. Each, in their way, vow to overthrow the established order. They embark… Continue reading My dark dystopian vision is starting to look like a brighter alternative!

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Mankind Limited – The Future?

Want to know where we will end up when we have finished selling off society? Read on.. http://www.scottandrewbailey.uk Read an excerpt here. Available as Kindle or hardback from Amazon

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Mankind Limited – Fascinated

  http://www.scottandrewbailey.uk Read an excerpt here. Available as Kindle or hardback from Amazon or CreateSpace http://www.scottandrewbailey.uk

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Brexit Answers

Tired of all the confusion? Worried about Brexit? Want answers in all this chaos? Read this book. You will be none the wiser but you will have one more good story in your head. And a break from all the madness. Mankind Limited By Scott Bailey Marc trudged on with life, marching in line with… Continue reading Brexit Answers

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The Secret

For One-Liner Wednesday & #JusJoJan Daily Prompt – January 24, 2018 http://www.scottandrewbailey.uk Read an excerpt here. Available as Kindle or hardback from Amazon or CreateSpace http://www.scottandrewbailey.uk Another cheat - it's more than one line! Shhhh   In response to #JusJoJan, JusJoJan, #1linerweds  

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Tradition

For JusJoJan 3rd One-Liner Wednesday   Tradition is nothing but the empty echo of oppression By? Me - Scott Andrew Bailey - 🙂 Quoted from here Mankind Limited Couldn't resist a cheeky bit of promo. In response to #JusJoJan, JusJoJan, #1linerweds  

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Next Year

I am in a quandary - what to do with this blog next year. This year I set up prescheduled posts - three a day for a whole year! Then I posted each day as and when I could. This has resulted in two things. A lot of repetition, the same posts being seen over… Continue reading Next Year

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Some Feedback Requested

I wonder if I could ask my blogosphere friends a quick favour? Or anyone who reads this in fact? I am in the process of trying to update my website in order to improve my lagging sales! I am trying out some new text to describe each work - see below. What do you think… Continue reading Some Feedback Requested

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Odd Stats

According to Amazon's own Author Central - the ranking for all three of my books has shot up considerably - despite the fact that I haven't sold any extra copies lately. Wonder what's going on?  

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Fleeting Thoughts

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Happy Book Day!

Here's a  few you might like to try 🙂   to find out more click on http://www.scottandrewbailey.uk

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Mankind Limited – The Secret

http://www.scottandrewbailey.uk Read an excerpt here. Available as Kindle or hardback from Amazon or CreateSpace http://www.scottandrewbailey.uk

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Mankind Limited Another Review

"This book ⇑⇑⇑ should be a movie. Somewhere in Hollywood right now there are actors waiting for their agents to deliver this story in script format to them. The makings of all action-packed adventure films is here. I can see the film in my mind’s eye. But this one is different. It’s not fast-paced for… Continue reading Mankind Limited Another Review

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Mankind Limited – Another Fantastic Review

A detailed, in-depth and insightful review of Mankind Limited from Silver Threading. Check it out here.. and many thanks to her for the review!

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Mankind Limited – The Secret

http://www.scottandrewbailey.uk Read an excerpt here. Available as Kindle or hardback from Amazon or CreateSpace Now also available at Smashwords, IBooks, Barnes and Noble and many other reputable outlets.

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Mankind Limited Excerpt

To whet your whistles here is the Prologue and Chapter One. Prologue Darkness outside. From the expanse of his office, the Facilitator gazed down at the city spread below. Orange lights twinkled. A busy machine. It was his. They were entwined. Both products of this still young, brave new millennium. He smiled. He held a… Continue reading Mankind Limited Excerpt

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Game of Thrones – the Payoff

Last season (Season 5), I was getting more and more worried about Game of Thrones. Sure I loved it kept me gripped and on the edge of my seat - wanting the next episode to come as quickly as possible. But that in a way was my worry. Most of that tension came from the sudden… Continue reading Game of Thrones – the Payoff

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Mankind Limited -Selling Off Society

Want to know where we will end up when we have finished selling off society? Read on.. http://www.scottandrewbailey.uk Read an excerpt here. Available as Kindle or hardback from Amazon or CreateSpace

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The Execution – Story Featured

A short story I wrote - The Execution has been featured on the writing website Thanet Writers. Check it out here http://www.scottandrewbailey.uk/images/demo/slider/pexels-photo.png If you like it check out my other work here or at my website

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One step closer to this …

Humanity reduced to a bottom line. Trapped. In a world where everything is measured and control pervades every area of life, four people begin to break down. Instead, they break through the walls of deceit and propaganda and into a world of revolution. Each, in their way, vow to overthrow the established order. They embark… Continue reading One step closer to this …

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Self Publishing Ups and Downs

Well, it's only been a week since I venture onto Smashwords so this is probably premature - but... Emotionally it's been up and down. I was elated that I got through to the premium catalogue on the first attempt - gives me confidence that I have the technical skills at least! Seeing my book in the… Continue reading Self Publishing Ups and Downs

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Mankind Limited

Now only £1.99! Humanity reduced to a bottom line. Trapped. In a world where everything is measured and control pervades every area of life, four people begin to break down. Instead, they break through the walls of deceit and propaganda and into a world of revolution. Each, in their way, vow to overthrow the established… Continue reading Mankind Limited

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Mankind Limited – Quote 5

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Mankind Ltd – Quote

What right had she to make decisions for other people? What had made her think that those posters were true? How dare she have the courage to break those chains? By Scott Bailey  Read an excerpt here. Available as Kindle or hardback from Amazon or CreateSpace

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Thoughts and updates

So his blog has been a bit quiet lately - mostly reblogs. I was ill for a while, then my kids were ill. Work has been stressful as usual and life has been in the way. But I have managed to do some writing, just not for blogging purposes. I have edited my latest collection… Continue reading Thoughts and updates

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Mankind Limited.

Humanity reduced to a bottom line. Trapped. In a world where everything is measured and control pervades every area of life, four people begin to break down. Instead, they break through the walls of deceit and propaganda and into a world of revolution. Each, in their way, vows to overthrow the established order. They embark… Continue reading Mankind Limited.

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Mankind Limited – Review

"This book ⇑⇑⇑ should be a movie. Somewhere in Hollywood right now there are actors waiting for their agents to deliver this story in script format to them. The makings of all action-packed adventure films is here. I can see the film in my mind’s eye. But this one is different. It’s not fast-paced for… Continue reading Mankind Limited – Review

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Tracking Writing Submissions

I am intending to try and submit to more sites, competitions and markets from this point on. Trying to get more organised and wondering if anyone had come across any good software to use to track submissions? I am going to use a spreadsheet to start with - can't really see anything out there having… Continue reading Tracking Writing Submissions

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Mankind Limited – Quote 4

Would all the earth succumb to the concrete blanket of mankind? Was that the best legacy they could leave? Was their vision that limited? One day there would come a time when it would be more profitable to tear these trees down than to leave them. Then there would be no power on earth that… Continue reading Mankind Limited – Quote 4

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Mankind Limited – Quote 3

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Mankind Limited – Quote 2

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Mankind Limited – Quote

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NaNoWriMo Day 5

Not so good today only 730 words managed. It's been a hard day. Didn't leave work until 7:00 for one thing. For another, our youngest has been under the weather and acting a bit strange. This morning he woke up laughing so hard I thought he was going to be sick. It was the kind… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Day 5

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NaNoWriMo Day 4

Well, it was hard today. Work has been very stressful - productive but stressful  - feel like I am doing 15 things at once sometimes. On top of that I get home to find that I am needed to write a report for our youngest to try to get him some more support. That was… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Day 4

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NaNoWriMo Day 3

A struggle today to find the time. Still managed to hit the minimum daily target of 1667 more in fact 1710. Wanted to hit 10000 today but got to 7672. #NaNoWriMo

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NaNoWriMo Day 2

  5962 total now (so 2616 today) - not as many as yesterday but still ahead of the minimum daily target. Got to keep it up. I finished today's sprint by finishing chapter one. #NaNoWriMo