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Frank P Ryan

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· The Mysterious World of the Human Genome

· The Sword of Feimhin

· The Tower of Bones

· The Snowmelt River

· The Mystery of Metamorphosis

· Virolution

· The Brain Food Diet

· Sweet Summer

· Between Clouds and the Sea

· Tiger Tiger


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· A Bane Returns


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· What is it that you think you are doing?

· The Song of the Fairy King

· A Glimpse of the Apocalypse

· Of Blues and books and Captain Beefheart

· I'm all a-twitter about romance

· A Painting Called “Sweet Summer”

· Ann Rice Review of Metamorphosis

· When Art and Literature Connect

· Stick to your guns

· Prometheus (Frankenstein) Revisited


News
· Major new non-fiction title

· Free Chapters of my Final Book

· Spectacular Film trailer for The Doomsday Genie

· Now out - The Sword of Feimhin

· Lovelock and Gaia Reappraised

· Excellent Review of The Snowmelt River

· Machievellian cunning in The Snowmelt River

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helping teachers

9/3/2012 12:24:00 AM

by Frank P Ryan


Fun exercises to help teachers in creative writing and biology

For a number of years I have been helping schools and teachers make learning English a fun exercise.  In particular I have made available free instructions on fantasy short story writing, which has proved a great success with tens of thousands of teenagers.  I have also helped interest older children in biology, incuding evolutionary biology.  Both these exercises have included prizes for schools, such as free copies of my novels or science books.

I have had a number of teachers come back to thank us, finding the free booklet and exercise helpful in promoting literacy.  A few days ago I thanked a reviewer at Goodreads for a glowing review of The Snowmelt River only to discover that she felt she owed me a debt of thanks since she had participated in the fantasy short story exercise we conducted in association with www.fantasybookreview.com, when she was one of the final shortlist.  She felt so encouraged she has had a number of novellas, and now a full fantasy novel, accepted for publication.  Naturally I was delighted and very encouraged.

Only bona fide teachers, or schools, will be considered, though I am happy to give advice to parents wishing to help their own children.

I'm now the representatives of Brit Writers in S Yorkshire, in the UK.  Schools or teachers who would like to know more can get in touch with britwriters.com or go to my websites frankpryan.com and fprbooks.com. 

 

 

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More News by Frank P Ryan

· Major new non-fiction title - 2/18/2015 8:14:00 AM
· Free Chapters of my Final Book - 12/2/2014 3:50:00 AM
· Spectacular Film trailer for The Doomsday Genie - 9/9/2014 2:36:00 AM
· Now out - The Sword of Feimhin - 8/21/2014 2:11:00 AM
· Lovelock and Gaia Reappraised - 4/5/2014 6:17:00 AM
· Excellent Review of The Snowmelt River - 2/7/2014 4:32:00 AM
· Machievellian cunning in The Snowmelt River - 12/29/2013 4:53:00 AM
· A Surreal Experiment - 12/5/2013 7:14:00 AM
· We Downtrodden Characters Demand Our Say - 12/1/2013 3:49:00 AM
· new twitter address - 8/16/2013 7:48:00 AM
· You really can write your own short story or novel - 8/4/2013 9:35:00 AM
· US edition of The Snowmelt River - 7/31/2013 2:08:00 AM
· Book Three in the Three Powers Series - 6/20/2013 2:20:00 AM
· That Champagne Feeling - 11/14/2012 5:02:00 AM
· Yosemite Park Virus - 9/2/2012 4:51:00 AM
· The Snowmelt River and The Tower of Bones - 3/27/2012 11:44:00 AM
· Fantasy in the World of Greedy Bankers - 11/27/2011 5:15:00 AM
· Strange Liaisons - 11/26/2011 4:18:00 AM
· Self Published Doomsday Genie enters top 100 - 11/20/2011 3:07:00 AM
· Apocalyptic Thriller becomes Topical - 10/1/2011 4:25:00 AM
· New e-book release - Between Clouds and the Sea - 10/1/2011 2:12:00 AM
· omega-3s sources in diet - 8/31/2011 8:10:00 AM
· The Kindle Question - 7/28/2011 2:13:00 AM
· Avatar Interview - 7/27/2011 11:47:00 PM
· Praise for Metamorphosis - 7/22/2011 1:00:00 PM
· New Review! The Mystery of Metamorphosis - 7/7/2011 6:07:00 AM
· Human Endogenous Retroviruses in MS - 5/23/2011 6:01:00 AM
· New Professional Review for Virolution! - 1/27/2011 1:53:00 PM
· Glenda A. Bixler Review of The Snowmelt River - 12/5/2010 7:30:00 AM

Books by
Frank P Ryan



The Mysterious World of the Human Genome

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The Sword of Feimhin

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The Snowmelt River

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The Tower of Bones

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Between Clouds and the Sea

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The Mystery of Metamorphosis

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Sweet Summer

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