MBA, novelist, poet. I have a new novel "The Gospel According to Lilith" as well as new book "Einstein, Religion, Politics and Literature." There are other pieces on Obama, History, and Economics. The piece on Obama was done real time during his quest for the Presidency. It goes on to recommend changes for America, ones I believe essential for our survival as a nation. website: www.lonniehicks.com
I came to the written word from an early age. My passion is to take the ideas, emotions and perspectives of those I encounter and put them to prose, poetry, novels and shortstories. Therefore, many of my writings are inspired by the real experiences of real individuals who write to me.
In "Politics, Poetry and Love in the Age of Obama" I interviewed hundreds of individuals via the internet during the campaign leading up to the election of Obama and took their feelings, reactions and life concerns and placed them inside poetry, essays and prose.
I am also a fan of Faulkner and Shakespeare.
I have spent many years teaching as a grad student at Berkeley and other local colleges including Institutional studies classes, usually including teaching the history of institutions in the United States--political, social, economic, and religious. Later I moved into the non-profit area as CFO and Executive Director of several of the largest non-profits in the bay area including the Pacifica Radio Network, the largest independent radio network in the United States.
Also, I completed a second master's degree in politics, in addition to the MBA from UC Berkeley. See my website: www.lonniehicks.com
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Accomplishments: Humm, I finished my novel "The Gospel According to Lilith" It was very exciting. I have a related blog at my website which makes the argument that the bible as a literary and political work spawned ideas which can be seen at work in the American Constitution and in American history and political life. In fact, I conclude that the intent of the early Israelites was clear: create a nation based on radical,egalitarian ideas. It created the world's first outline from God, in their view, for how a country ought to be organized. As a political statement the bible is seminal document and gave the world new ideas around democracy and justice. See the NOVA November 2008 special on this issue. There is ample archeological evidence to support this view which is now being gradually accepted into the main stream. The bible must be seen in an entirely new light with this new data. See my audio book on this topic at my website (www.lonniehicks.com)
|Letters From the Earth: Faint Hopes and Lamentations by Lonnie Hicks|
This volume has the various elements of Earth speak directly to us.
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|Politics, Poetry and Love in the Obama Age by Lonnie Hicks|
This is a large volume of poetry (560 pps) which seeks to capture the spirit and issues ordinary individuals (myself included) struggle with here at the on-set of the Obama Age.
|The Obama Chronicles: Stories From the Heartland by Lonnie Hicks|
This is a book done "real time" which traces the rise of Obama, written from the perspective of his political values and background. It goes on to predict how he will govern as president based upon his background and values. It predicts how he will handle the myriad problems the nation faces and offers real solutions and advice to the president. It includes also the perspectives of many Americans ...
|Einstein, Religion, Politics and Literature-461 pps by Lonnie Hicks|
A look at the United States in terms of the major institutions in the country and the role they play in American life. Based on real time blogs, this book is a collection of essays on:
1-The Obama Administration
2-Politics and the Congress
3-Family and Politics
5-Wall Street, the Federal Reserve and the Banks.
6-Einstein and Modern Physics
Nether Time's Gloaming: Chapters One, Two and Three by Lonnie Hicks
Movies I Love by Lonnie Hicks
This begins a series on movies I love
Updated: 2-3-15 Eight of the Authors YouTube Videos
Updated: 1/29/15 King Kong 1933 colorized version
Updated: 1/28/15 "The Battle for Algie...
Yesterday's Gone To Pages by Lonnie Hicks
The Kiss by Lonnie Hicks
My Onlies by Lonnie Hicks
Story Poem Quartets #2 by Lonnie Hicks
Some stories are poetical...
Story-Poem Quartets by Lonnie Hicks
Four is a good number...
The Seduction of the Vampire-The Video-Plus Eight Others by Lonnie Hicks
Can a short story be told in a video format with music? Here is one attempt.
Updated: See all nine videos in one spot below. ...
The Rose and The Thorn: and Six Other Videos by Lonnie Hicks
This is an experiment integrating short stories and poetry on video with music....
America's Health Care System: What are the Facts? Updated: 2/25/15/ Pt. 2 by Lonnie Hicks
See also part one on this site.
2/26/15 Doctors getting money from drug companies?
2/25/15 The Risks of Anesthesia to kids and babies
1/1/15 Health Care Testing in Florida S...
What WIll The World Look Like In 20 Years-Part Two Updated 1/7/15 by Lonnie Hicks
Continued from Part One on this same site.
2/24/15 US Government expenditures to 2017
2/7/15 Alien Technology Given to Silcon Valley?
1/12/15 More on Time Travel
Music I Love-Updated 1/24/15 by Lonnie Hicks
I always wonder what kinds of music an author loves. Here is my list and I include it because a great performance with good lyrics can and does inspire a lot of my poetry and short stories.
Can Eminent Domain Laws Help Homeowners Who Are Underwater-New Idea-9/12/13 by Lonnie Hicks
This is a debate about this going on now-what are the pros and cons?
Updated: 2/21/15 New Precedent Might Help Homeowners keep their homes.
Updated: 2/8/15 Self Defense tactics in Fo...
Is the United States Government Preparing for Insurrection?-Updated 9/5/13 by Lonnie Hicks
I am not the paranoid type normally but at this point you have to wonder what is going on?
Updated: 9/5/14 A mind boggling interview on US Secret Projects
Updated: 6/24/13 What the I...
Five Months: Weekly Newspaper: US and UK Editions-Updated: 2/15/15 by Lonnie Hicks
You can catch up on world news in our weekly newspaper...
Making Your Blogs Pay With Google Adsense by Lonnie Hicks
I have been doing blogs for years, but did not figure out until lately how to make them pay....
Capacity by Lonnie Hicks
Books, Writers and Stories I Love by Lonnie Hicks
These are my favorites. I will add to them.
A War of the Words by Lonnie Hicks
Line Up The Words...
Writing and Writers on Video by Lonnie Hicks
We look at writers on video talking about their work. More to come in the coming weeks.
38 videos writers talking about writing
Annie Lamontt, Jea...
The National Security State: Part Two-Updated 10/26/14 by Lonnie Hicks
The Snowden Saga Continues
10/26/14 IRS Civil Forfeitures? Yes.
10/12/14 "CitizenFour" new documentary on Snowden and the genesis of the leak.
Updated: 6/30/14 NSA spends 60 billion t...
They Said by Lonnie Hicks
Close Enough, First Touch...
Einstein and Science: The Nature of Space by Lonnie Hicks
What is Space?...
Blood Simple- The Human Preoccupation by Lonnie Hicks
This blog will look at the history of the human race and the dark story of its preoccupation with blood.
Updated: 3/24/14 Sex and Blood in the Bible
Updated: 3/22/14 Psychopathic Beh...
Einstein: How do Galaxies Work? by Lonnie Hicks
Well, how do galaxies work?
Updated: 1/10/15 Mysterious Molecules on the Plane of the Milky Way
Updated: 6/1/14 Challenges to the Theory of Light
Updated: 5/19/14 Two colliding p...
Paper Thin by Lonnie Hicks
Eternal by Lonnie Hicks
Womanhood by Lonnie Hicks
BarFly Queen by Lonnie Hicks
The Flower by Lonnie Hicks
Body Quakes by Lonnie Hicks
Falling by Lonnie Hicks
Up,Down,In And Out...
80 Experimental Poetry Videos by Lonnie Hicks
It just might be a new art form...
Face Down Novel by Lonnie Hicks
Portals by Lonnie Hicks
Portals We Feel...
Metaphors and Similes by Lonnie Hicks
Speech has borders....
Umlaut Me by Lonnie Hicks
Punctuation, Smuctuation ...
Love Story by Lonnie Hicks
Does the world need yet another love story? Yep....
Spinal Art by Lonnie Hicks
Ruby Red by Lonnie Hicks
Innocence Revisited by Lonnie Hicks
Scarlet Skies by Lonnie Hicks
Man and Woman by Lonnie Hicks
Abiding by Lonnie Hicks
Love Poem Abiding...
Integrities Wisdom by Lonnie Hicks
Perfection's Past by Lonnie Hicks
Hand To Hand, Hearts Unshaken by Lonnie Hicks
Side by Side...
Spring Laments by Lonnie Hicks
Being Is by Lonnie Hicks
What is Being In Life?...
The Torch and the Light by Lonnie Hicks
Too much the Torch, Too Little the Light...
Upcoming Soon: Anatomy of A Forceclosure. The Real Story by Lonnie Hicks
We take a look at what homeowners can do to protect themselves...
Upcoming Essay: The Next 50 Years: Whither Weather Population & Technology? by Lonnie Hicks
In which I take a look at what the possibilities are....
Seven Story Videos by Lonnie Hicks
These are seven experimental videos exploring video ways of telling a story....
Ferguson: The Book: Now on Immediate Kindle Download by Lonnie Hicks
Publisher Seeking Authors by Lonnie Hicks
Publisher seeking a small group of authors to complete works already started. Share in any profits. Initial self-publishing and then we will seek a contract with majors.
We have a marketing group ...
Five New Books Coming Up on Amazon Next Week by Lonnie Hicks
Blogs and Essays now coming out in book form....
Links to all 692 shortstories and poems & the 2100 Tweets of Lonnie Hicks by Lonnie Hicks
Everything in one spot...
UFO's, Time Travel, and Aliens: What Are The Facts? Updated: 10/17/14 by Lonnie Hicks
I have been looking into all this. Still don't know what to think or what is true. Here are some videos. See what you think.
Updated: 10/17/14 UFO propulsion techniques
Coming Soon: How Safe Are Cell Phones? by Lonnie Hicks
With cell phones in the hands of 70% of the planet and increasingly in the hands of children, we want to know how safe are they. If there are questions, what can we do to protect ourselves until the h...
Upcoming Book: The Problem With Mr. Freud by Lonnie Hicks
Wherein I examine the basic ideas of Sigmund Freud the World of Psychiatry and Psychology
Updated: 9/17/14 Freud Ambivalence? Civilization vs. Pleasure?...
New Radio Show by Lonnie Hicks
Don't have time to read. New radio show will broadcast so you can listen, download and subscribe to RSS feeds. You can get a show too....
Coming Soon: Writers and Writing-The Videos by Lonnie Hicks
We look at writers on video talking about their work. More to come in the coming weeks.
Updated: 8/17/14 Michael Eric Dyson
Updated: 8/17/14 Mary Karr
Updated: 8/16/14 Anne Lamot...
The Hicks Weekly by Lonnie Hicks
This is going to be based on the idea of the personal multi-media presentation. I will start with newsprint and then move on to radio, TV and video-weekly...
12 New Books Out on Amazon--Thanks To Author's Den by Lonnie Hicks
As I have said, if you have little money and don't have time to wait a year to get published you can do it another way, inexpensively. Twitter and Author's Den make it possible....
The Politics of American Institutions by Lonnie Hicks
The Major Institutions In the United States and Their Politics ...
The World Water Crisis by Lonnie Hicks
No one likes bad news all the time but water is a serious issue and getting worse.
6/24/14 11 US Cities Which May Run Out Of Water Soon?
6/23/14 Water Crisis: The United States and C...
Announcing: The Lonnie Hicks Newspaper by Lonnie Hicks
The LHN will feature news reports from around the world, plus feature articles-A-Weekly. New and Recent Editions Below Indie Authors Note: This is free and a great traffic builder....
Coming Soon-The History of the Human Race by Lonnie Hicks
The History of the Human Race: Benchmarks and Salient Facts: Who Are We?
Coming Soon: Wealth and Personality Types by Lonnie Hicks
The Poverty of Wealth and Power will be explored in this blog.
The Sharing Economy-The Economy of The Future? by Lonnie Hicks
Elections 2014 by Lonnie Hicks
What will happen in 2014 Elections? We know where it will be decided: In The Purple Counties....
Handwriting, Name Analysis and Numerology-Is There Anything To It? by Lonnie Hicks
Handwriting Analysis(Graphology) Name Analysis and Numerology have been around for many years. This upcoming blog will take a look. Is this bunk or science? ...
Using Twitter With Author's Den by Lonnie Hicks
On twitter I have 54k followers and everyday I tweet to them and bring them as readers to Author's Den. You can too....
Coming Soon: Prosititution, Sex Workers and Single Moms by Lonnie Hicks
This blog will look at prostitution. Certain patterns are becoming apparent. We take a look....
Coming Soon: How to Read the Other Like A Book by Lonnie Hicks
If you pay close attention you can read the other like a book-here's how....
Lonnie Hicks' website
You can google and read my daily blog, see my published books and buy them there at a discount (see the 99 cent offer) and listen to chapters from my new audio book. Hear 31 chapters of the audio book at www.archives.org
Also over 30 links of other sites on writing are available there. Will add Author's Den as well. You can hear my spoken word CD at lonniehicks.com as well. See also www.smashgrabnow.com a website devoted to young artists and musicians.
Search on the site above using my name and I have there over 760 essays, poems, and short stories, many downloadable.
Also see www.smashgrabnow.com where my son and I have started a new company to help struggling artists, writers, and musicians.
The Obama Chronicles
This is a book detailing the Obama election, real-time, with essays inspired by individuals who watched that historic event unfold. Beyond that I offer an analysis of American challenges at the on-set of the new decade, but more, I offer my views on what the solution-sets might entail and make concrete suggestions as to what America at the brink needs to do to re-gain its foothold on financial and political stability.
31 chapters from the new Lilith audio book available at my website
The audio chapters are done by Lisa Peakes of NPR New Hampshire. The completed audio book will be available mid-June. (If interested 31 audio chapters of 59 are currently available upon request.
See above. I have a blog going on my web site and on this website entitled "How to Write the Great American Novel" which examines the craft of writing in great detail with many detailed examples.
The paperback is coming out as a companion guide to the Lilith book.
Most of my work can be seen on Amazon.com. search books for lonnie hicks; no quotes around lonnie hicks. All Kindle books can be downloaded to your PC without your needing a Kindle unit. Paste this link below into your browser window to get the software. http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_i_0_12?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=lonnie+hicks&sprefix=lonnie+hicks
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The Audio book version of "Lilith" will be ready in mid-March.
See other blog material at my website including "What America Must Do To Survive" and "How To Get That Book Published." Finally, on this site there is a new essay now available on Einstein and literature. The latter attempts to show relationships between the findings of modern physics and literature.
Audio books and downloadable MP3's are available
on most of these works at http://lonniehicks.posterous.com/lonnie-hicks-april-19-2010-post (See my website www.lonniehicks.com
Also see www.smashgrabnow.com a companion company devoted to young musicians and artists.