Status: Whew, back again after many months busy at school. Good to be back! (3 months ago)


Location Vancouver, Washington
Birthday Oct 03
Member Since Oct 02, 2011
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Hello, greetings and salutations! My name is Emily Shaindlin. I'm 21 years old and I've been writing for almost as long. I live in Washington state and I go to school in Portland Oregon where I'm studying music theory and english literature. When I'm not busy with school work, I like to write stories of a particularly fantastical nature. My latest and best one is called Shades of Grey. If you were to mix elements from the Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Dracula and add a little chemical X, then you would end up with Shades of Grey. :) I'm quite proud of it and am actively searching for an agent to represent it. As you all know, that search is quite difficult...

When I'm not writing, I'm usually acting in plays or playing my guitar. I like to play 70's/80's metal (which is also what I mostly listen to.) Suzi Quatro (the girl on my background), the Runaways, Deep Purple, Metallica, Rush, Motley Crue, Thin Lizzy etc. I also listen to good movie scores like stuff by Jonny Greenwood, Danny Elfman, Clint Mansell etc. I'm pretty eclectic in my musical tastes. :) It helps with writing. 

My movie tastes are almost just as broad and have just as big an influence over my writing life. I like superhero flicks (Superman Returns, Dark Knight, etc), interesting historical epics (the Other Boelyn Girl, Elizabeth, The Prestige, etc), the chinese wire movies (Hero, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, House of Flying Daggers) and I'm beginning to get quite nostalgic as well (Peter Pan, Alice in Wonderland, How to Train your Dragon, etc.) Pretty much, I like anything awesome. :)

Well, that's pretty much it. Happy Reading!


Shades of Black

Shades of Black

40 parts / 97 pages, updated Mar 16, 2013PG-13
Hello. My name is Forma. I'm a Maisling Fairy and together with my Creature Hunter best friend, Grey Echo, I slay monsters. But I have a problem. Grey was bitten by a Vang... read more
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Shades of Grey

Shades of Grey

76 parts / 250 pages, updated Jun 18, 2012PG-13Completed
Grey Echo is a Creature Hunter, someone born with the powers and abilities to fight and defeat the monsters of myth: vampires, werewolves and deadly witch clans. She has spe... read more
26,041 reads votes 269 comments 26
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Haha. Not yet. There will be, though. :)
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Thank you! :)
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@KaylanTatum Thank you. I'm glad you like it! :)
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@termos Thanks! I will definitely finish them and I'm working furiously to publish them. :)
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@PK2309 haha, yeah I just started school again so I've been slightly busy. I'm also sort of stuck on how to transition from the next part to the...
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