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Should 14-Year-Olds Be Allowed to Vote?

Posted by Michael J Bowler on January 13, 2013 at 11:20 PM Comments comments (3)

In the United States today a citizen must be 18 years old to vote in any federal, state or local elections. How many of you out there believe, as I do, that the voting age should be lowered to fourteen? A crazy idea? Let’s explore it, shall we?

The cons are easiest to start with since most adults would instantly say them: Fourteen-year-olds aren’t mature enough. Heard that one before? Fourteen year olds aren’t smart enough. Fourteen year olds aren&#...

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My Virtual Book Tour!

Posted by Michael J Bowler on September 4, 2012 at 4:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Check out the following link for my Virtual Book Tour throughout the month of September. There will be interviews and giveaways, so head on over and enjoy!

http://www.pumpupyourbook.com/2012/08/08/pump-up-your-book-presents-a-matter-of-time-virtual-book-publicity-tour/#

Could All of Titanic's Passengers Have Been Saved?

Posted by Michael J Bowler on September 2, 2012 at 4:05 AM Comments comments (2)

            Having been fascinated by the Titanic disaster for most of my life, I ‘ve read a great many books and articles on the subject. In writing my novel, "A Matter of Time," I sought to make the Titanic portions as accurate as I possibly could. Despite placing some fictional characters aboard the ship, I strove to portray the real historical figures, like Captain Smith, Jack Phillips and Thomas Andrews, with as much truth and ...

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Odd Facts About Titanic Inspired My Book

Posted by Michael J Bowler on September 2, 2012 at 4:00 AM Comments comments (0)

            As a child growing up, I’d felt a strong connection to the Titanic disaster from the first moment I read about it, and I continually devoured every book published on the subject. I don’t quite know where that “pull” came from, but it was almost as if I’d been there in 1912 and in my own time simultaneously. As if somehow Iwas there that cold April night, even though such was impossible.

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My book is an award winner!

Posted by Michael J Bowler on September 2, 2012 at 1:00 AM Comments comments (0)

My novel, "A Matter of Time" has been given a 2012 SIlver Medalist Award from Reader's Favorite. I'll be heading to Miami in November to receive the award and promote my book. It's really cool to have my work honored, plus I've never been to Miami! I'm stoked. Check out my book on Amazon or Barnes and Noble or at OutskirtsPress.com. I will post some background on how I came to write "A Matter of Time" and how it all stemmed from the always fascinating story of Titanic, which captured my imagi...

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