Author Archives: Victor E. Smith

Visionary Fiction and the Science of Consciousness Series

Dr. Gary Schwartz, Scientist and Parapsychologist In March-April 2017, I wrote a three-part series for the Visionary Fiction Alliance website entitled “Visionary Fiction and the Science of Consciousness.” Given the audience there, it is tailored to authors and readers of the Visionary Fiction genre. However, it contains information,  insights, and references for those more generally interested … Read more

Super Synchronicity by Gary E. Schwartz Ph. D.

For someone coming cold upon the concept of synchronicity, Super Synchronicity: Where Science and Spirit Meet might be a “You’ve got to be kidding.” Perhaps why Gary Schwartz’s degrees and experience are necessary to make him a credible messenger. Read more

Channel of the Grail Acclaimed by Richard Stanley

Victor E. Smith’s second visionary/historical novel, Channel of the Grail, published in May 2016, has received high praise from noted author and filmmaker, Richard Stanley. Read more

Channel of the Grail Published

My second major novel, Channel of the Grail: A Novel of Cathars, Templars, and a Nazi Grail Hunter (formerly titled The Perfect) was released on May 3, 2016, and is now available for purchase either in print or eBook through Amazon.com Read more

Book Review: Redemption by Jacklyn Lo

Jacklyn Lo’s debut novel, Redemption, is a fast-paced and somewhat trippy read—Artificial Intelligence meets New Age—which enters the burgeoning Visionary Fiction genre market (Reincarnation sub-category) with bursts of brilliance that bodes well for her future. Read more

Book Review: Mystic Tea by Rea Nolan Martin

Unlike some visionary fiction that is little more than diluted didacticism, Rea is a masterful storyteller whose message, promoting genuine spirituality over stodgy ritualism, is dripped into the reader’s mind by very real characters stumbling hilariously along in their quest for the “meaning of life.” Read more

WHERE ARE THE GRANDPARENTS IN THE CHRISTMAS STORY?

It’s that time again, as the calendar is turning, when we take a moment to stop, look at, and acknowledge the past year: what happened, where, who it happened with, and conclude, usually via email, with an eloquent summation like, “Gee whizz, wasn’t 2014 something!” Then quick hugs and off we go for the next 365. Read more

The “Flyby” in Visionary Fiction

Where do the ideas and visions that eventually become complex cities and timeless books come from? I don’t know actually—how to blunt a piece from the get-go! However, I do know that they first show up as blip of light barely large and lasting enough to evoke a “What the heck was that?” It gets a smidge of our attention before it flicks on by. Read more

Carl Jung’s Portrait of the Visionary Artist

Art is kind of an innate drive that seizes a human being and makes him its instrument. The artist is not a person endowed with free will who seeks his own ends, but one who allows art to realize its purposes through him.

Carl Jung, “Psychology and Literature,” Modern Man in Search of a Soul, p. 169
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Review: Margaret Duarte, Between Now and Forever

Besides being a good story with many vivid characters, this book is a must-read for Indigo Children—it will give them hope—and their caretakers—it will point to a workable way. I suggest that it be in the hands of every teacher and school administrator because, I dare guess, there are Indigoes in just about every modern classroom, and the old ways just won’t work with them; they already know better. Read more