Edward C. Patterson
Author of 22 published works including The Jade Owl series.
Recently Published - Pacific Crimson - Forget Me Not (WWI Poetry) and Belmundus - Book One of the Farn Trilogy
From my mind to your imagination, let my words touch your heart and soul. Readers Rock!
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Edward C. Patterson has been writing novels, short fiction, poetry and drama his entire life, always seeking the emotional core of any story he tells. With his eighth novel, The Jade Owl, he combines an imaginative touch with his life long devotion to China and its history. He has earned an MA in Chinese History from Brooklyn College with further post graduate work at Columbia University. Born in 1947, a native of Brooklyn, NY, he has spent four decades as a soldier in the corporate world gaining insight into the human condition. He won the 1999 New Jersey Minority Achievement Award for his work in corporate diversity. Blending world travel experiences with a passion for story telling, his adventures continue as he works to permeate his reader's souls from an indelible wellspring.
His novel No Irish Need Apply was named Book of the Month for June 2009 by Booz Allen Hamilton's Diversity Reading Organization. His Novel The Jade Owl was a finalist for The 2009 Rainbow Awards.
The 20 published books by Edward C. Patterson include No Irish Need Apply, Bobby's Trace, Cutting the Cheese, Surviving an American Gulag, Turning Idolater, Look Away Silence, The Jade Owl (Jade Owl Legacy Series Book I), The Third Peregrination (Jade Owl Legacy Series Book II), The Dragon's Pool (Jade Owl Legacy Series Book III), The People's Treasure (Jade Owl Legacy Series Book IV), In the Shadow of Her Hem (Jade Owl Legacy Series Book V)Southern Swallow Series (Book I - The Academician, Book II - The Nan Tu, Book III - Swan Cloud), Oh, Dainty Triolet, The Road to Grafenwöhr, Come, Wewoka, The Closet Clandestine, Are You Still Submitting Your Work to a Traditonal Publisher? and A Reader's Guide to Author's Jargon.
Coming soon: Belmundus (Book I of the Farn Series), Boots of Montjoy (Book II of the Farn Series), The Adumbration of Zin (Book III of the Farn Series), Southern Swallow Series (Book IV - The House of Green Waters and Book V - Vagrants Hollow), Pacific Crimson - Forget Me Not,, Dearest Flower of My Heart - Mail Call from Two Generations and Green Folly.
Edward C. Patterson is the proud founder of Operation eBook Drop, a member of Kindleboards, Publetariat, The Independant Author's Guild, The Gay & lesbian Writers and Readers Group. He is a Veteran, US Army 1966-68 and a member of Veteran's Historic Archive Roundtable (Lehigh Valley). He has guest blogged extensively and has appeared on the Bobby Ozuna - Soul of Humanity Show.
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY USA
Accomplishments: NJ Minority Acchievement Award 2000. MA in Sinology, doctoral work at Columbia University. First author to have an on-line internet signing for Surviving an American Gulag.
|The Jade Owl by Edward C. Patterson|
BOOK I of THE JADE OWL LEGACY SERIES
In China they whisper about the Jade Owl and its awful power. This ancient stone, commissioned by the Empress Wu and crafted by a mineral charmer, long haunted the folk of the Middle Kingdom until it vanished into an enigma of legend and lore. Now the Jade Owl is found. It wakes to steal the day from day. Its power to enchant and distort rises again. ...
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|Cutting the Cheese by Edward C. Patterson|
Just a simple gathering of the Gay & Lesbian Activist Association of New Birch and Sipsboror (GLAABS) and we plunge down a hilarious ride to perdition....
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|The Academician - Southern Swallow - Book I by Edward C. Patterson|
After 37 years in the Making, The Academician – The Southern Swallow – Book I is now available at Amazon.com
The author of Jade Owl Legacy Series, Edward C. Patterson, has released the first book in the Southern Swallow Series - The Academician on Amazon.com. This novel of 12th Century China, the product of 30 years work, is a real eye-opener.
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|Belmundus by Edward C. Patterson|
Belmundus is Book One of The Farn Trilogy, an exciting fantasy epic for those who like to slip through the rabbit hole....
Price: $3.99 (eBook)
How to Play Grusoker by Edward C. Patterson
from Belmundus by Edward C. Patterson...
Fishing With Birds by Edward C. Patterson
A story from Edward C. Patterson's novel The Academician . . . ...
Dime a Dip by Edward C. Patterson
For My grandmother
Margaret Elizabeth Cliffe (1904-1987)
A story of the generosity of the heart....
Ch'i Lin and the Cup by Edward C. Patterson
The wine cup is passed from husband to bride at a traditional Chinese wedding. Poor Ch'i Lin....
Out at Second Base by Edward C. Patterson
Pacific Crimson - Forget Me Not http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00BZ51YSG...
We Called It Love Day by Edward C. Patterson
from Pacific Crimson, WWII poetry by Edward C. Patterson...
His Last Hand by Edward C. Patterson
From Pacific Crimson - Forget Me Not...
Eruption by Edward C. Patterson
A Preview of a Work in Progress - a Collection called Pacific Crimson - Forget Me Not dedicated to the WWII Veterans of the Pacific Theater...
Who Gets the Flag by Edward C. Patterson
Who Gets the Flag?...
Courage Inner by Edward C. Patterson
from Songs: Not ust Survival - contained The Closet Clandestine: a queer steps out...
U-tsu-li-tsi tsa-du-li-a by Edward C. Patterson
Corn Chowder Lullaby from The Dragon's Pool - In Cherokee, with rough translation below it....
Two Poems from Come, Wewoka by Edward C. Patterson
. . . poetry from The Trail of Tears...
A Night with Rimbaud by Edward C. Patterson
from Songs: Not Just Survival included in The Closet Clandestine: a queer steps out...
Along the Wall by Edward C. Patterson
a bit Spartan, but . . ....
Passing in My Arms by Edward C. Patterson
from Songs: Not Just Survival, the last ChapBook in The Closet Clandestine: a queer steps out
for my fallen -...
In the Dark Shadows (The Awakening) by Edward C. Patterson
from The Awakening, the first chapbook of The Closet Clandestine:a queer steps out...
I've Made Acquaintances in my Time by Edward C. Patterson
This one is from "The Festival at Thebes" one of seven chap books included in The Closet Clandestine ...
I am Medicine Flower by Edward C. Patterson
from Come, Wewoka and Diary of Medicine Flower...
We Sent our Best by Edward C. Patterson
from Come, Wewoka . . . Poems from the Trail of Tears...
Write Me a Song by Edward C. Patterson
from Songs: Not Just Survival published in The Closet Clandestine...
Personal Hero by Edward C. Patterson
from Songs: Not Just Survival published in The Closet Clandestine...
Here in My Arms by Edward C. Patterson
Well, it's Valentine's day - so that means POETRY TIME. If I had a dime for every time I was in love, Eleanor Roosevelt would be jealous.
Edward C. Patterson...
Over the Counter Encounter by Edward C. Patterson
Atop the Twin Towers by Edward C. Patterson
This Poem was written in 1976 and published in the Poet...
Author icon - Victor Banis reviews The Jade Owl by Edward C. Patterson
Victor Banis, author of many novels, including Longhorns and The Deadly Nightshade series reviews The Jade Owl...
Revision Artifacts and Ghosts by Edward C. Patterson
Why typos sometimes appear even after diligent editing....
What Readers are saying about The Road to Grafenwöhr by Edward C. Patterson
The Road to Grafenwöhr - 5 stars...
My message to the Military Members of Operation eBook Drop by Edward C. Patterson
Operation eBook Drop - Update by Edward C. Patterson
Veterans Day by Edward C. Patterson
Today is Vererans Day...
What Readers say about Turning Idolater by Edward C. Patterson
"Patterson has become an author I look for. Whenever I see he has a new book out, I'm in line to buy it. I'm not gay, but I like people, and his characters are likeable, full of spirit, going places...
Five Star Review for Look Away Silence by Edward C. Patterson
This review from TBOA.com...
Operation EBook Drop by Edward C. Patterson
New initiative started by grass roots and supported by major eBook distributor....
Ellen George's Review of Look Away Silence by Edward C. Patterson
. . . Top 1000 Amazon reviewer Ellen George reviews Look Away Silence...
Interview with Noted Author Edward C. Patterson (Examiner) by Edward C. Patterson
Alan Chin Interviews Edward C. Patterson in the S.F. Examiner...
Writing for Just One Reader by Edward C. Patterson
this is a piece I wrote for the Author Extravaganza at Rainbow Revews....
First Review for Look Away Silence by Edward C. Patterson
Review by Kassa at Rainbow Reviews...
New Review for Turning Idolater by Edward C. Patterson
Yet another Good Review for The Academician by Edward C. Patterson
this review from TMBOA.com...
Philip Flaxen, Favorite Son by Edward C. Patterson
Author's have their favorite children among their characters. Mine is from Turning Idolater . . . ...
Drive out Plot and Getting Into the Zone by Edward C. Patterson
from Publishing Rennaisance...
Another 5-star Review for No Irish Need Apply by Edward C. Patterson
. . . new review recieved on Amazon....
5-Star Review for Turning Idolater by Edward C. Patterson
. . . received on Amazon.com May 31, 2009...
Striving to Engage Readers by Edward C. Patterson
from a recent guest blog spot for Jerry Race...
5-star Review for The Dragon's Pool by Edward C. Patterson
This review is by PermaFrost from Rainbow Reviews...
New Review for the Academician by Edward C. Patterson
Here's a new Review from Rainbow Reviews...
Ed Patterson Interviewed on the Radio by Edward C. Patterson
Ed Patterson appeared on the Bobby Pzuna's Radio Show, the Soul of Humanity, Wednesday April 22, 2009...
The Little Book that Could by Edward C. Patterson
. . . new review of No Irish Need Apply...
The Academician reduced for the Kindle by Edward C. Patterson
limited time only...
Smashwors July Sale by Edward C. Patterson
Month-long July Sale at Smashwoirds - All my books for FREE at http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/EdwardCPatterson - Use Coupon Code SW100 upon check out
FREE - BELMUNDUS - at Amazon 5/11-5/15 by Edward C. Patterson
Belumndus is FREE on the Amazon Kindle from 5/11 to 5/15....
FREE 4/6-7 Pacific Crimson by Edward C. Patterson
Pacific Crimson FREE this Weekend....
A Reader's Guide to Author's Jargon -FREE - April 4th & 5th by Edward C. Patterson
BIRTHDAY BASH SPECIAL - FREE Gift for Readers. April 4th and 5th....
Belmundus - Press Release by Edward C. Patterson
Author Edward C. Patterson publishes his 21st Title. Belmundus - Book one of the Farn Trilogy....
FREE on January 5th and 6th - Reader's Guide to Author's Jargon by Edward C. Patterson
FREE - Today and Tomorrow - January 5 & 6 2013....
FREE at Smashwords until Friday 1/4/13 by Edward C. Patterson
The Road to Grafenwöhr FREE at Smashwords for Thursday and Friday 1/3 & 4....
FREE on the Amazon Kindle November 3rd ONLY - An Reader's Guide to A by Edward C. Patterson
Free for 1 Day only on the Amazon Kindle...
Edward C. Patterson Hosts a NEW Blog by Edward C. Patterson
New Blog on Change Management ...
Press Release: In the Shadow of Her Hem by Edward C. Patterson
Come Celebrate my 15,000th at Smashwords March event by Edward C. Patterson
To celebrate pushing out 15,000 books over 4 years and 19 titles, my books have been added to this weeks Promotional at Smashwords.com...
FREE (January 8 Only) Reader's Giide to Author's Jargon by Edward C. Patterson
One Day only - FREE on the Amazon Kindle...
A Reader's Guide to Author's Jargon Released by Edward C. Patterson
Now Availble exclusively at Amazon.com: A Reader's Guide to Author's Jargon and Other Ravings from the Blogosphere...
THE JADE OWL ON SALE for the FIRST TIME by Edward C. Patterson
Ed Pattrson's Flafship Novel is currently on sale for $ .99 on the Kindle and soon on other eBook venues,...
Swan Cloud - Book III of Southern Swallow Released by Edward C. Patterson
Author Edward C. Patterson releases the third book in his Southern Swallow series....
Edward C. Patterson Releases The Road to Grafenwöhr by Edward C. Patterson
PRESS RELEASE: Ed Patterson published his 1tth Book...
10,000 books sold by Edward C. Patterson
Patterson Novel Wins Red Adept Indie Award - 2010 by Edward C. Patterson
The People's Treasure PRESS RELEASE by Edward C. Patterson
Ed Patterson Interviewed by Two Ends of the Pen by Edward C. Patterson
Oh, Dainty Triolet Published by Edward C. Patterson
Bobby's Trace Relaunched by Edward C. Patterson
Bobbys Trace has been revised and expanded for 2010....
Relaunch of Cutting the Cheese by Edward C. Patterson
Cutting the Cheese Revised and Re-issued...
Press Release for The Nan Tu by Edward C. Patterson
The Nan Tu - Southern Swallow Book II by Edward C. Patterson will be released on January 5th 2010....
Operation eBook Drop on the Bobby Ozuna Show by Edward C. Patterson
On the Bobby Ozuna Show...
Dedicated to showcasing my current works
I gave an Interview on Amanda Young's Romance website, complete with excerpts and covers.
The Bobby Ozuna Show
Come listen to my interview on Bobby Ozuna's Soul of Humanity radio show.
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Ed Patterson From my mind to your imagination, let my words touch your heart and soul.
My novel No Irish Need Apply was been selected as June 2009 Book of the Month by the Booz Allen Hamiton Diversity Reading Group. My novel The Jade Owl if a finalist for the 2009 Rainbow Awards.
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