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    Testimonial — Brandon Flesher

    by  • March 8, 2013 • Testimonials

    Hindsight is 20/20 they say, and after working with Flat Sole Studio on the 2nd edition of my book (Chasing Shadows), I can say that I definitely wish I had worked with them first; then there would not have been a need for another edition. Flat Sole Studio is very easy to work with as...

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    Review — The Stray Pitch

    by  • March 1, 2013 • adult prose, Reviews

    A review of Marylin Bos’s mystery novel, The Stray Pitch, appeared in last month’s issue of Midwest Review of Books: Small Press Bookwatch. “The Stray Pitch is an intriguing novel of the women’s baseball league and the 1950s. Young Wendy is hired into the league, despite her lack of skill; her true purpose is...

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    Reading — Brandon Flesher & Henry Rifle

    by  • February 17, 2013 • Happenings

    Earlier today, Brandon Flesher read from his poetry collection Chasing Shadows at the Cladaugh Coffee Shop in Saint Paul. There was also a guest appearance by Henry Rifle, whose book Ballistics Report was released in 2011. Henry opened up with his signature blunt and wry poems that explored his humorous take on life. While...

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    Review — King Biscuit

    by  • February 1, 2013 • Reviews

    Mention of Michael Loyd Gray’s latest young adult novel, King Biscuit, will appear in the February issues of Midwest Review of Book: Children’s Book Watch. “With a drive for stardom, we grow up and learn so much so fast in the process. King Biscuit is a coming of age novel from Michael Loyd Gray...

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    Chasing Shadows by Brandon Flesher

    by  • January 15, 2013 • adult poetry

    Flat Sole Studio is proud to present our latest title, Chasing Shadows by Brandon Flesher.   Chasing Shadows is a collection of poems that touch on the small, poignant moments in life. Haunting and profound, Brandon’s words tenderly broach themes of love and loss, with each poem possessing a story unto itself. Brandon was...

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    King Biscuit by Michael Loyd Gray

    by  • December 15, 2012 • Reviews, young adult fiction

    This month Michael Loyd Gray’s King Biscuit has the honor of being the highlighted title in the young adult category on Independent Publisher’s website. This title was released by Tempest Books, an imprint of Skywater Publishing, earlier this year. Summary: In King Biscuit, Michael Loyd Gray returns once again to his fictional burg of Argus, Illinois...

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    Reading — Chasing Shadows

    by  • December 1, 2012 • Happenings

    Flat Sole Studio has a new poetry book in the works. Brandon Flesher’s Chasing Shadows will be released early next year. And we already have a reading lined up for him. WHERE: Cladaugh Coffee Shop WHEN: Feb 17th, 1pm SUMMARY:Chasing Shadows is a collection of poems that touch on the small, poignant moments in...

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    Blurb — King Bisuit

    by  • November 1, 2012 • Reviews

    “It’s 1966. The Beatles have taken over the airways, Star Trek is in its first season on NBC, and 389,000 American troops are stationed in Vietnam. In Argus, Illinois, sixteen-year-old Billy Ray Fleener is facing a different kind of struggle: he is learning what it means to be a man. With a style that...

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    Blurb — King Biscuit

    by  • October 1, 2012 • Reviews

    “With King Biscuit, Michael Loyd Gray bores deeply into each of his characters, shoving aside all extraneous elements until we are left only with their humanity.“ —Monique Raphel High, author of Between Two Worlds

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