Anthony S. Policastro
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About Me:
Writing has been something I always did no matter where the winds of life took me. I always wrote. It could be a paragraph here or there, an idea for a new piece of technology or how I felt about a particular political situation or news event. I feel I have this voice inside that is always trying to say something, get its message out, make a difference, enlighten, entertain or just make people see things a little differently. I think everyone has a unique voice, but some choose to express theirs more than others. Mine seems to be shouting all the time.

Words are powerful things – they change people for better or worse, move mountains, and cause monumental changes. Look what words did to Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare’s words are just as powerful today as they were when he wrote them over 500 years ago. Imagine, writing something today that is so universal, so truthful, so inspiring that people still read it 500 years from now.

Words have that powerful effect on us no matter where we find them, in a book, in a magazine, on a computer screen.

Words are food for the mind. They make us think, imagine, dream, dance in the joy of the things we love.

When I write a scene I know that each one of us who reads it will see different images, experience a different experience and have a unique feeling. This is the power of storytelling. TV or video games can never awaken our imaginations like words do when you read a story. If you choose to express your inner voice through words like I do, then all you can do is write.
I Am A:
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http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/aspolicastro
Books And Authors I Like:
John Grisham, Dean Koontz, Dan Brown

Anthony S. Policastro's Blog

Another Email Confirms My Novel May be more Fact than Fiction

I just received an email from Dirck Storm, who confirmed that journalist Vic Livingston from Philadelphia, has in fact been harassed by some of the technologies I mention in my… Continue

Posted on January 27, 2010 at 6:54am

Where in the Blogsphere is Anthony S. Policastro?





My blog tour for both of my novels, Dark End of the Spectrum and Absence of Faith has… Continue

Posted on September 17, 2009 at 2:47pm

Think Outside of the Bookstore Box



I recently attended a friend of mine's book launch and signing at a local coffee house here in Raleigh, NC and I found it highly successful.



Martin Brossman, the author of… Continue

Posted on August 26, 2009 at 3:20pm

Never Judge a Book by its Genre

By Anthony S. Policastro



My newest book, Dark End of the Spectrum has received several reviews and they have caused me to nearly fall off my chair when I heard them.



When I finished writing the… Continue

Posted on July 30, 2009 at 3:14am — 2 Comments

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At 8:11pm on June 26, 2009, Preetham Grandhi said…
Hi Anthony, I wanted to introduce to you my debut novel "A Circle of souls" which is a paranormal, murder, mystery thriller and a tale of justice and hope. Do visit www.acircleofsouls.com to read more about the book. Make sure you sign up to win an autographed copy of the book. Thanks for your time in advance.

Best regards

Preetham Grandhi

Early Endorsements for “A Circle of Souls”

Linda Fairstein, NYT Bestselling Author: "A fascinating debut - this novel takes the reader to the darkest places in the human soul, from a writer with the authenticity to lead us there. A stunning thriller and an important read."

Judge Judy Sheindlin, star of the Judge Judy Show: "The seminal work of this fine author kept me glued to my chair until the adventure was over and the mystery solved. A great read!"

Book Synopsis:

The sleepy town of Newbury, Connecticut, is shocked when a little girl is found brutally murdered. The town s top detective, perplexed by a complete lack of leads, calls in FBI agent Leia Bines, an expert in cases involving children.

Meanwhile, Dr. Peter Gram, a psychiatrist at Newbury s hospital, searches desperately for the cause of seven-year-old Naya Hastings devastating nightmares. Afraid that she might hurt herself in the midst of a torturous episode, Naya s parents have turned to the bright young doctor as their only hope.

The situations confronting Leia and Peter converge when Naya begins drawing chilling images of murder after being bombarded by the disturbing images in her dreams. Amazingly, her sketches are the only clues to the crime that has panicked Newbury residents. Against her better judgment, Leia explores the clues in Naya s crude drawings, only to set off an alarming chain of events.
At 2:01am on April 30, 2009, Dana Kaye said…
Anthony,
Author Jamie Freveletti will be hosting a signing and reception at Julian's at 135 E. Franklin St. in Chapel Hill on May 21 5:30-7:30pm. Judging from the authors you listed, you'd really like her stuff. Feel free to stop by and have a drink!
Best,
Dana
 
 
 

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