The Left Turn Novel

If your past VANISHED . . . Who might you become?

Hannah, a forty-six year old author plagued with anxiety, and her partner James, an HR recruiter caught in a headlock of grief over his brother’s death, are as desperate for inner peace as they are clueless about how to find it.

But will they be able to let go of their deeply ingrained subconscious beliefs about life and themselves to embrace the unfamiliar potentials they now face?

Musings on Sensation

I wonder . . .
If my mind or consciousness—and I’m not sure those words can or should be used interchangeably—creates the idea or experience of sensation, then how reliable is this thing we call external “reality”?

I sit on a chair on my porch with a hot cup of my favorite mix of MudWater and cacao and homemade almond milk in one of my favorite ceramic mugs. It has been raining, but now just the sound of drips from collected water in the trees lingers. I feel the warmth of the mug and my seat in the chair, taste the drink, hear the drips, smell the nearby tomato and basil plants, the cinnamon I sprinkled on top of my drink, and that post-rain freshness that is hard to describe. I see the plants and trees, the clouds moving slowly across the sky.

Is it “All in me head”?

And then I consider the possibility that all these sensations are simply an experience product of the mind or consciousness. I can fathom that possibility. It’s like virtual reality. The Holodeck from Star Trek. And if that were true, then what would that say about things like the interior sensations I experience, from sadness to joy?

Have you any experiences like this? What are your thoughts and wonderings about reality?

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Author Becky Parker Geist

Becky Parker Geist is the founder and CEO of Pro Audio Voices Inc., a Portland based company serving clients internationally with audiobook production and marketing, including complex and unusual projects that may involve multiple voices and/or music and/or sound effects.

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Becky is the author of The Left Turn: Two Lives Worlds Apart (book 1 in the Split Universe Series) as well as three other nonfiction titles and 2 children's books. She is usually busy running her audiobook production and marketing company, Pro Audio Voices Inc. Inspiring the world through bringing stories to life!

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An extraordinary story that uses parallel universes in a contemporary and very relatable context. Becky Parker Geist opens vistas of perception!