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Published:November 7th, 2014 12:32 EST
Be THANKFUL: The Internet Brings Wonderful People Together to Do Wonderful Things

Be THANKFUL: The Internet Brings Wonderful People Together to Do Wonderful Things

By Askin Ozcan (Mentor)

Ralph Ferraro - President of The Italian American Press, who wrote a magnificent review of my book THE SECOND VENICE.

Judyth Piazza - Editor of A genius journalist, editor, media magnet who
gave my books the chance to reach a significant crowd of intellectuals.

Del Marbrook -  A seasoned and well-known editor, journalist, author, poet who inspires the readers and the writers at and

Alan Gray -  Editor-in-Chief of an excellent internet daily:

Chic Hollis - A truly international man, an economist, a writer of vision, who also has an excellent sense of humor. For his musings see

Prof. H.B. Paksoy - A distinguished sociologist, author of many books.

Meltem Birkegren - Editor of Turkish Digest.

Isil Oz - Editor of Turkish Journal.

Esra Abali - Writer, tourism specialist, Turkish Journal.

Joseph - Editor-in-Chief of

Ivan Simic - European Director of The Seoul Times, diplomat, historian.

Ernest Dempsey -  Known literary critic, author, who reviewed my books THE SECOND VENICE, WISDOM IN SMILE and LIGHTNING AND A BOUQUET OF ROSES.

Rosalba - Editor of and

Editors of

Ms. Shikha - Director, Prakash Books India and Sonalini and Taniya - Editors, Prakash Books, India, who will publish one of my books.

Architect Orhan Ayyuce - Editor,

Michele Roohani - An exquisite photographer, artist with her inspiring blog.

Grace - A Russian singer who composed a song with one of my poems.

Nur Dikmen - A remarkable Turkish friend in Australia.

Gusan Yedic - A remarkable Turkish friend in the U.S.A.

Editors of Outskirts Press, Xlibris and Publish America who published my books.

Dr. Peter Aspelin

The list can be longer. I have only mentioned the people I am in constant contact.
Of course, I am also thankful to the INTERNET for enabling me to hold in contact with my old friends in many countries: Eberhard, Yusuf Tarik Sahin, Karl Stevens, Antti, Teoman Madra, Karoly, Ola, Sune, Dr. Ahmet Karaoguz, Ahmet Yorulmaz, Sune, Berit, Lale, Leyla, Architect Ali Uyanik, Prof. Ekrem Pakdemirli, Cem Cagatay and many others.

INTERNET is among many things, a true social catalyzer.
Askin Ozcan is an author of six books in different genres; SMALL MIRACLES, THE SECOND VENICE, WISDOM IN SMILE, STOCKHOLM STORIES, LIGHTNING AND A BOUQUET OF ROSES, THE MINI-SUBMARINE.  My books are available at 200 internet bookshops globally, under his name...