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Interview: Author Michael Estepa

By Novel Noise, published on Dec 1, 2009

...the money is.People who become gangsters don’t necessarily come from a poor background because I have seen friends who come from financially stable families, who are incredibly gifted in their studies, and with the world at their feet they still turn to a life of crime. In my book, Purged by Darkness the reader will discover the motives behind some of the characters reasons for joining and their economic status at the time, which clearly shows that not all people who go on to become gangsters are poor to begin with.

Michael self published and financed his book... (more)

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Talking Virtual Book Tours With Michael Estepa

By Novel Noise, published on Nov 17, 2009

alking Virtual Book Tours with Michael Estepa

Michael Estepa is a Filipino born Australian who graduated from high school in 2003. It was during his final year of high school that his ideas for Purged by Darkness were born. After being rejected by Australian publishers Michael went on to finance and self publish his book Purged by Darkness, which was released locally in Australia in 2004. For two years Michael promoted his work by talking to libraries, youth groups, his old high school and book clubs about his book, gangs, drugs, believing in yourself, the writing process etc. Michael... (more)

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Michael Estepa, author of Purged by Darkness

By Novel Noise, published on Nov 1, 2009

...believing in yourself, the writing process etc. He even appeared in several local newspapers and on the local radio. “I enjoyed my talks with these kids and meeting new people because it allowed me to do my part in giving back to the community by helping and inspiring kids. I wrote Purged by Darkness as a vehicle to do just that and if my book is able to steer even just one youth away from the path I almost ventured into then I know everything I have been through is worth it!” said Michael.

While his book did find success locally with his old high school and a number of... (more)

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