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Just got it from the Apple Books Store.

I plan on purchasing a one month membership to Coast to Coast Insider. This will let me hear the show online at will, and download it for future reference.
For a measly $6.95, that's not a bad deal, and great for folks like me who may not be able to hear the show when it airs.

Congrats, Michael! I haven't bought any spiritual books for a while after losing interest in acquiring as many as I could, but I'll gladly make an exception for this one!

Should we tune into the program on Tuesday night or Wednesday night?
(The latter, I'm assuming.)

Ordered my copy through our local mom & pop book seller. Should be here tomorrow. Also, will definitely catch your Coast to Coast show.

I hope all of your efforts open a few more minds to the spiritual realities of our life. People need that now.

Maybe new people will come to this forum to replace those who have dropped out.

Thanks for all the support!

Please don’t expect much from my radio debut. I really don’t expect to be very good. I have no experience at doing live interviews, lectures, etc.

I’m also doing a podcast interview that will air a couple weeks from now. I’ll let you know how that goes.

The Coast to Coast program airs late Wednesday or early Thursday, depending on how you look at it. It’s on in the overnight period when Wednesday turns into Thursday.

The first half of the Saturday night show, on the 23rd, dealt with life after death too. If you sign up for the Insider service you can hear it.

Several years ago I suggested to C to C that they invite you to be a guest. I think you'll do well, and that other shows will invite you.

Cha-ching

Thanks, Roger. Not so sure I really want to be invited on other shows (I’m the shy, retiring type, and am pushing my personal envelope only because i want to do right by White Crow Books). But I have done one podcast so far (details to be announced later) and it didn’t reduce me to a quivering puddle of drool as I’d feared, so perhaps I’ll develop more confidence over time.

As for "cha-ching," I doubt I’ll make much money off the book, but I’m thankfully past the point where I need to worry about that.

You performed as well as I expected. You returned the host's serves nicely and interacted well with the guests. You were much better than the first-half guest, who rambled, went on tangents, hemmed and hawed, etc. The host asked you to return soon; he rarely says that, and rarely adds "soon."

Next time put in a word for "Chasing Omega" and "The Street." The Coast to Coast audience is precisely the hard-to-find target market for them. In fact, in correspondence with Coast to Coast, say that you'd like to be interviewed specifically about them, if they like them once they've read them, as I suspect they will.

You might even suggest, next, that they interview you about your thrillers—the station has had interviews with mystery writers about their books before.

Gosh, they might even interview you about politics. The Coast to Coast organization leans your way on that matter. Maybe you could debate with Howard Blum.

Thanks very much, Roger. I appreciate that you listened and I’m grateful for your feedback. I enjoyed the experience more than I expected, but the prep work and pre-show nerves were a bit challenging. I did like interacting with George Noory, who’s a very pleasant interviewer. I didn’t listen to the first guests, as I was reviewing my notes, etc.

As far as politics is concerned, I’ll probably keep my head down for a while. There seems to be a Big Tech jihad against anyone with the temerity to think Trump isn’t Hitler. (Admittedly, Trump’s ill-advised behavior in the last month of his presidency has made it harder to be on his side.) I’m actually enjoying the Biden presidency in a way; it’s refreshing not to have to defend the incumbent or even pay much attention.

"You were much better than the first-half guest, who rambled, went on tangents, hemmed and hawed, etc. The host asked you to return soon; he rarely says that, and rarely adds "soon."" - Roger

I agree. I thought Michael knocked it out of the park. He came off as sincere, intelligent, rational, organized, well informed, easy going, well balanced and with a subtle sense of humor. I don't think anyone could think that he is some kind of nut job believing in far out fringe nonsense.

I was very interested in the first guest and I think he knows his stuff and is sincere, but, contrary to Michael, he was disorganized and not as comfortable in his own skin. I'm actually going to pick up his book because I think it will be informative, but definitely the guy just doesn't interview as well as Michael and that probably makes his points about climate change a little less convincing than they could be' not that style should rule over content, but it does to many people - or at least he just wasn't as enjoyable to listen to.

Hi Michael! I thought you did great on the radio show. Especially enjoyed hearing about your teenage epiphany.

I heard the first segment and then the second up to when you started to talk about Flatland, after which I resumed previously scheduled activity, i.e. sleep.

We ain't on the same 'side' politically, but who cares? You're a good guy with an always absorbing blog. Keep up the good work!

In the unlikely event that Coast to Coast AM provides you with a transcript, you should post it here, or parts of it.

(Next time you talk to them, ask if "AM" stands for post-midnight or AM radio. I've asked but not got an answer.)

"I thought Michael knocked it out of the park. He came off as sincere, intelligent, rational, organized, well informed, easy going, well balanced and with a subtle sense of humor."
Well put, Eric.

One thing MP said that disappointed me was that he wasn't able to make use of his blog material for his book, because it was too big—600,000 bytes—and he couldn't take the time and effort to extract the wheat from the chaff. I think his blogs' content SHOULD be mined for material for books on, especially, scofticism.

Roger wrote, "One thing MP said that disappointed me was that he wasn't able to make use of his blog material for his book, because it was too big—600,000 bytes—and he couldn't take the time and effort to extract the wheat from the chaff. I think his blogs' content SHOULD be mined for material for books on, especially, scofticism."

I may not have been completely clear about that, since I was speaking off the cuff. The truth is that once I focused on my plan for the book, I did go through the blog archives, usually using the search feature (you can find it on the left-hand side of the page), in order to find blog posts that would illustrate my points.

In fact, a good deal of the book consists of recycled material from the blog, although it has been heavily edited and rearranged. When I talked to Jon Beecher of White Crow Books about the project, I was careful to point out to him that much of the material had already appeared in an altered form online.

All I meant in my interview was that I couldn't go through the entire 400,000-word coverage of the blog to try to figure out what to use. There's just too much material to wade through. And frankly, a lot of it reflects thinking that I no longer would support, and which I find boring and irrelevant today. A blog is like a diary; it has a limited shelf life in terms of relevancy. A book, on the other hand, is meant to last.

I cancelled Amazon since they censor free speech now so how else can I get your book?

Jacqueline, the book can also be purchased through Apple Books (digital edition) or Book Depository (print edition).

Book Depository sales page: https://www.bookdepository.com/The-Far-Horizon-Michael-Prescott/9781786771452

Apple Books: https://books.apple.com/us/book/the-far-horizon-perspectives-on-life-beyond-death/id1544763970

I listened to the show and it was one of the best in years. I ordered the book before the broadcast and it just arrived.

I've been a reader of this blog since 2006, and it helped me get through a very dark time in my life when I lost some people a few months apart. Thank you.

Thanks, Dee. I’m glad you liked the show and even more pleased that this blog was able to help you in a difficult time.

I went out and ordered a copy from my local bookstore, and it should arrive in two weeks. Looking forward to reading it!

Thanks, Ian! I hope you like it.

Purchased paperback on Amazon!

Congrats, Michael. Looking forward to this one...

I recently read your book and thought it was very good and well structured with the four models presented as they were. Your podcast interview was also a great adjunct to the book. I've been reading your blog for some time and just wanted to thank you for the work you've put into it. It's nice to have someone apply thought and logic in a fair manner to topics that tend to attract too much emotional response for anything useful to emerge. Thanks again.

Congrats Michael! Just got the book yesterday.

Very excited to see your varied takes on the afterlife, given how valuable your in-depth examination of the varied cases has been.

Hi Michael,
Is there an audible version of your book. I have poor vision.
Lil Mirtl

I’m sorry, there is no audiobook edition.

The ebook's font size can, of course, be adjusted, and I think some ebook reading devices have a text-to-speech option, though I haven’t looked into it.

Sorry I can’t be more helpful.

hello is what this book will be translated into French and when thanks

Fred, as far as I know, there aren’t any plans for foreign-language editions. Sorry about that.

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