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mockingbird
Posted 12/15/2007 7:07 PM (#3220)
Subject: Any published UMS graduates?



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Hello everyone! I am curious to know if there are any UMS graduates, or students for that matter, who have published works in the metaphysical field. If there are, where can we find their work?

Also, does anyone happen to know when UMS started?

Thank you!

Peace
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Laura Phillips
Posted 12/15/2007 8:49 PM (#3221 - in reply to #3220)
Subject: RE: Any published UMS graduates?


UMS was created in 2002, but did not open to the public until 2004, courses were being researched and written for 5 years prior to opening. As for graduates and students who have written books, we are aware of a quite a lot of our students who have written books, some are even marketing and speaking with them. I'm not sure how many of them might frequent the discussion board, but I can tell you there are some, although I'm not allowed to reveal their names because of our confidentiality policies. But I did want to at least answer your question about when University Of Metaphysical Sciences started.
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mockingbird
Posted 12/15/2007 11:21 PM (#3222 - in reply to #3220)
Subject: RE: Any published UMS graduates?



UMS Student

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Hello Laura! Thank you for the answers! I fully understand about the confidential aspect of graduates and students. I was simply curious to find fellow travelers and see what they were creating! Also, I had read about the amount of time it took to put UMS together, but I couldn't find a time when it had officially started, so thank you for letting me know!

All Blessings!

peace
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Supernatural3
Posted 12/16/2007 3:20 PM (#3224 - in reply to #3220)
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I have turned my dissertation into a booklet and course for paranormal ghost hunters. It's been published on lulu.com. I wouldn't mind taking it off there and turning it over to UMS, when they decide to do more with the paranormal as far as ghosts.
I also have turned my thesis into a course that i give to my trained paranormal investigators, so they can multi-task. I haven't published it, but i could. I am also waiting for UMS to decide if they want to use something like that or not.

Blessings~
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Linda
Posted 12/19/2007 10:41 PM (#3265 - in reply to #3224)
Subject: RE: Any published UMS graduates?


Hi DocJ,

I would love to buy your booklet on paranormal ghost hunters! In a (very quick) scan of Lulu.com, I could not find it. Can you give us the title or a link to the page on Lulu? If your books are as fascinating as your posts, they are bound to be both fun and informative.

Thanks,

Linda

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Supernatural3
Posted 12/20/2007 8:29 AM (#3269 - in reply to #3220)
Subject: RE: Any published UMS graduates?



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Sure, Here it is. I have contemplated not keeping it on there. Undecided. Lulu does not have any rights on it. So i can take it off, sell it, or give it to a different publisher, should i need to. I did not put my house healing course on there, although i should because i have used it quite a lot, and it's worked well.

Anyway, here is my link http://www.lulu.com/content/624163

I hope you like it.
Blessings~
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Linda
Posted 12/24/2007 7:15 PM (#3305 - in reply to #3220)
Subject: RE: Any published UMS graduates?


Jill --

Got it from Lulu, thanks. Should make for some interesting Christmas reading :=)

Linda
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Supernatural3
Posted 12/25/2007 12:39 PM (#3308 - in reply to #3220)
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Wow, Thank you so much. Please let me know what you think of it.

Blessings~
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Katrina
Posted 7/30/2009 7:38 PM (#16285 - in reply to #3220)
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Student

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Another old thread -

Any additional comments out there? I'm currently working on an article for submission with my teacher/mentor in the writing for publication course. We'll see how it goes.... (to be continued)

Edited by Katrina 7/30/2009 7:40 PM
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Paul Joseph
Posted 7/31/2009 12:37 PM (#16305 - in reply to #16285)
Subject: RE: Any published UMS graduates?



PhD Alumni

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Location: United Kingdom
Mine have been mostly pre-UMS, but am trying to work on some more recent ones.

PUBLICATIONS
Books (or chapters in books):
Serendipity and Synchronicity, in Intriguing Tales of Psychotherapy (Edited by Jane Ryan, Karnac Press 2007)
Social Work, Psychiatry and the Law (1986; 2nd Revised edition September 1999), co-authored, with Norman Pringle:Arena/Ashgate Publishing
The Approved Social Worker (2000) entry in The Blackwell Encyclopaedia of Social Work, Blackwell Publishers, p. 17
Choudhury, Nurunessa (1984), with Thompson, P J: I See Cleopatra and Other Poems Basement Press ISBN 0 9509369 0 1 (Poetry collection)
Journal Articles (refereed, sole authored):
Devils and Deep Blue Seas – the social worker in-between: Journal of Social Work Practice (Vol 17, No.1, 2003, pp 35 - 47)
A Christmas Fairy Tale: European Journal of Counselling, Psychotherapy and Health (Vol 5 No 2 June 2002, pp 149 - 168)
The Ecological Imagination: European Journal of Counselling, Psychotherapy and Health (2002) Vol 5 No 1 pp 71 – 85
Managing the Primal Spy: Psychoanalytic Studies (2001) Vol 3, No 2, pp 187 - 199
The Classroom and the Crucible: Psychoanalytic Studies (2001) Vol 3, No 2, pp 23 - 43)
The Outer Limits of Approved Social Work (1997): Practice Vol 9 No 4, pp 57 - 66
Approved Social Work and Psychotherapy (1997): Practice Vol 9 No 2, pp 35 - 47
Section 135 (1996): Practice Vol 8 No 4, pp 33 - 43
The Impossible Client (1996): Practice Vol 8 No 3, pp 45 – 53
New Directions for Social Services and Education (1995): Practice Vol 7 No 4, pp 53 – 62
Journal Articles (refereed, co-authored)
AP(E)L as a support and guidance mechanism in the Diploma in Social Work (2000),with Dr. Tony Wailey and Robert Simpson: Social Work Education, Vol 19, No 4.
Uncertainties, mysteries, doubts and Approved Social Work Training, with Clare Parkinson:
Journal of Social Work Practice, with Clare Parkinson: Vol. 12, No 1 (1998, pp 57 – 65)
Non-refereed articles:
Imagining the Signs of the Times (2002): Light, Journal of the College of Psychic Studies
Occupational Stress (1995): Professional Social Work, magazine of the British Association of Social Workers.
Departmental working papers
Crosscurrents (house magazine of the West London Mission): Monthly social work journal 2002 - 2004
Working the Web: Work-based learning and e-technology (University of East London 2001, with Dr. A. P. Wailey)
Inside Out, Outside In: Reflective Learning in the Diploma in Social Work (University of East London 1997, with Cree, W., Simpson, R., Wailey, Dr. A. P. )
AP(E)L Exemplar, in The Assessment of Prior and Experiential Learning ( Wailey, Dr. A. P., University of East London 1998 )
Edited poetry
Choudhury, Nurunessa ( 1984 ), with Thompson, P J: Prayer, in Wild Words, Issue no. 1, p. 10
Sea and a Red Rose ( 1985 ), Choudhury, N & Thompson, P J, in My Favourite Poem, ed. Mary Wilson Corgi Books ISBN 0 552 12713 – 2
Solely authored poetry
Nightmare/It ( 1990 ): British Journal of Psychotherapy Vol 6 No 3 ISSN 0265-9883
In the Pub ( 1993 ), in Mating Rituals, Poetry Now: ISBN 1 85731 222 8
Epic ( 1994 ), in Messages from the Muse, Poetry Now: ISBN 1 85731 369 0
Meet Mr E ( 1994 ), in With Tongue in Cheek, Poetry Now: ISBN 1 85731 349 6
Untitled ( 1994 ), in A Deadly Game, Poetry Now: ISBN 1 85731 359 3
London 1994 ( 1994 ), in London 1994, Poetry Now: ISBN 1 85731 391 7
First Sex ( 1996 ), in Forbidden Fruit, Poetry Now: ISBN 1 86188 426 5
Rainbow Warrior ( 1996 ), in Live and Let Live, Poetry Now:ISBN 1 86188 472 9
Beauty ( 1996 ), in Voices on the Wind, International Society of Poets ISBN 1 57553 109 7
Lost Ages ( 1996 ), in Awaken to a Dream, International Society of Poets ISBN 1 57553 181 X
Untitled ( 1997 ), in Everlasting Love, Poetry Now ISBN 1 86188 5997
Swords and Shares ( 1997 ), in Killing Fields -When Enough is Enough, Poetry Now ISBN 1861887051
Polly the Tramp ( 1997 ), in London 1998, Poetry Now ISBN 1 86188 767 1
Somewhere ( 1998 ), in Inspired Lines, Anchor Press ISBN 1-85930-574-1
Wayland ( 1998 ), in To Tell a Story, Anchor Books ISBN: 1 85930 662 4
Crucifix ( 1998 ), in Christian Inspirations, Triumph House ISBN 1 86161 472 1
Traffic Light Meeting ( 1999), in Captured Moments, Poetry Now ISBN 0 75430 593 9
Lullaby ( 1999 ), in To Kneel Beneath the Stars, Triumph House ISBN 1 86161 584 1
The Warrior ( 1999 ), in A History of Heroes, Triumph House ISBN 1 86161 600 7
Poem for a Bar Mitzvah ( 1999 ), in International Society of Poets 1998 Collection
ISBN 1 58235 020 5
The Dog's Life (2000), in Mad About Animals, Triumph House, ISBN 1861617208
Chapters in the Life of a Fairy Tale (2000), in Once Upon A Story Time, Poetry Now, ISBN 0754308413
Prayer (2000), in Christian Revelations, Triumph House, ISBN 186167402
Saying Farewell (2000), in Time Stood Still, Poetry Now, ISBN 0754308391
Prayer (2000), in Tomorrow's Harvest, Triumph House, ISBN 1861617410
Autumn (2000), in Visions of Nature, Poetry Now, ISBN0754308553
Old Year Glimpsed Over Friern Hospital (2000), in In Captured Thought, Triumph House ISBN1861617801
(shortlisted for Forward Press Top 100 poets of 2000 )
Winter Sunrise/Sunset (2000), in Thoughts for the Season, Poetry Now, ISBN 0754308952 (shortlisted for Forward Press Top 100 poets of 2000)
Evening on the Day of Atonement, Jerusalem (2000), in The Distance Between Minds, Poetry Now ISBN 0754324494
Without You (2000), in An Everlasting Love, Triumph House, ISBN 1861618816
Love Song (2000), in In the Heat of Love, Triumph House, ISBN 1861618417
Elegy for Merlin (2000), in Light of my Life, Triumph House, ISBN 186161831X
Rivers of Belief (2002), Forward Press
Final Journey, in Celebrations (2006), Forward Press
Ferry Person, in The Story of the Southwold-Walberswick Ferry, by Danni Church with Ann Gardner (2009)

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Katrina
Posted 8/2/2009 4:19 PM (#16350 - in reply to #3220)
Subject: RE: Any published UMS graduates?



Student

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Awesome! Looks like you have been writing for quite a while. What do you find is the most challenging aspect and what is the most rewarding?
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Paul Joseph
Posted 8/2/2009 4:43 PM (#16354 - in reply to #16350)
Subject: RE: Any published UMS graduates?



PhD Alumni

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Location: United Kingdom
Finding a publisher is the most challenging.

The reward is not in the publication, but in the writing.

Thank you for asking.
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Disa
Posted 8/2/2009 5:57 PM (#16357 - in reply to #3220)
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Wow, Paul Joseph That's quite an impressive list.

I've only had 3 short stories published (in Tarot Themed publications).

One more upcoming, if all goes well.

Disa
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Paul Joseph
Posted 8/3/2009 4:13 AM (#16361 - in reply to #16357)
Subject: RE: Any published UMS graduates?



PhD Alumni

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Thanks Disa, though I would not say 'only', given how difficult that is ... really well done .... btw, I wasn't at all trying to be 'impressive', just posting in response to the question
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Disa
Posted 8/3/2009 6:35 AM (#16368 - in reply to #3220)
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Oh, Paul Joseph, I understand you weren't trying to be impressive. But, as you said, it's difficult to get published, therefore I am impressed by your accomplishments. Well done, you.

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Paul Joseph
Posted 8/3/2009 6:40 AM (#16370 - in reply to #16368)
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& Namaste
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Zen&AlxM.
Posted 8/3/2009 8:32 AM (#16372 - in reply to #3220)
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So what line of work are you in PJ? : o )


Edited by Zen&AlxM. 8/3/2009 8:33 AM
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Paul Joseph
Posted 8/3/2009 8:54 AM (#16376 - in reply to #16372)
Subject: RE: Any published UMS graduates?



PhD Alumni

200020001002525
Location: United Kingdom
Social work, currently; about to return to teaching
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Zen&AlxM.
Posted 8/3/2009 8:58 AM (#16377 - in reply to #16376)
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Student

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Yes that was a little joke ;') getting published is a hard acheivement and im not even sure how the industries system works ;')

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Paul Joseph
Posted 8/3/2009 9:01 AM (#16378 - in reply to #16372)
Subject: RE: Any published UMS graduates?



PhD Alumni

200020001002525
Location: United Kingdom
Social work, currently; about to return to teaching

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Paul Joseph
Posted 8/3/2009 12:13 PM (#16382 - in reply to #16377)
Subject: RE: Any published UMS graduates?



PhD Alumni

200020001002525
Location: United Kingdom
Sorry I double posted; I was trying to repost our most recent annual review that I posted here some weeks ago, but cannot find it nor the system will not let me upload it ... so instead here is the extract from our web-pages that says a little bit more ...

http://www.wlm.org.uk/who.htm
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sunflower
Posted 8/5/2009 2:39 AM (#16404 - in reply to #16378)
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paulio umslingo,what is it you are about to teach,if that is not too personal a question,irisx
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thirtypaws
Posted 8/11/2009 10:18 AM (#16448 - in reply to #3220)
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UMS Student

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I believe there are a number of metaphysical websites that accept articles for submission, which I think is a good first step before trying to find a publisher for larger works.  I've taken my PhD dissertation and modified it somewhat to submit to Alternative Approaches (http://alternativeapproaches.com/pnuke1/Article5251.html). 

Good luck in your endeavors!!
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Paul Joseph
Posted 2/7/2010 1:33 PM (#18772 - in reply to #16448)
Subject: RE: Any published UMS graduates?



PhD Alumni

200020001002525
Location: United Kingdom
I have just posted something on a web-site hosted by Harper Collins, the web-site is called Authonomy.com, and it is an on-line community for folk who are or have written, and are trying to share their work with a view to publication. The little book/text I have put up there in case anyone is interested is called, Spiritscope, and I am there as Paul J. Thompson.

Blessings All
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Supernatural3
Posted 2/8/2010 12:38 AM (#18773 - in reply to #3220)
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Thanks for posting PJ, I will eagerly look into it. My time has been the hardest challenge, because I do so much other stuff and working with clients that writing has been on the back burner and I already paid for my writing class. Grrrr, I wish I would have waited till things slow down, however business is booming and I have an idea it's going to get BIG before it slows down.

I have clients all week, which is a good thing. YET, if the snow keeps coming down, I may have to cancel as it's a high liability having a client fall or slip, due to bad weather conditions, while trying to come to my home office.

The good news is, I am working with published authors currently, who are helping me get my foot in the door to being published.

I did make the local paper this past week. YEP, I held an event that was brand spanking new to the world... and my little town got to see it first. LOL I invented something so unique... i now have to run and get it trademarked. Ohhhh the headaches that go with everything. LOL

GREAT Work Paul... you always make me proud.

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