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Hello! My name is Deanna Balestra and I love writing for you all here at Wattpad. I'm on a little break at the moment because I am working on publishing and also started my own company. Please read and enjoy in the meantime, I promise I will be back! 

Find me on Bubblews: http://www.bubblews.com/account/64805-deannabalestra


I enjoy reading drama, literature, paranormal, horror, urban fantasy, young adult and many other types of writing. I read a lot, and I mean a lot! 

I live in the Midwest, USA. I have a fantastic husband, two beautiful sons and a few great dogs!

Please take the time to vote and comment on anything you like. 

NEW: My short story "Hunting Season" has been posted as part of a collection read it here: 
http://www.wattpad.com/2139792-hunting-season

I've been interviewed - if you want to read about my views on horror writing read on:
http://www.wattpad.com/3481529-dark-dimensions-2-an-interview-with-genxblogger

Wattpad reviews No Heroes Here! http://youtu.be/6GqOptgQUzM

Works

Sixteen (On hold for publication)

Sixteen (On hold for publication)

26 parts / 45 pages, updated Feb 09, 2013PG-13
In the fall of 2010, sixteen teenagers suddenly vanished without a trace from a small suburban town in the Midwest. Each one was sixteen years old. There w... read more
879,067 reads votes 5,539 comments 1,556
The Distance

The Distance

1 page, updated Sep 07, 2012GCompleted
Poem From My Poetry Collection For The Atty Awards
246 reads votes 11 comments 6
Take It Down

Take It Down

7 parts / 1 page, updated Mar 16, 2012PG-13
3,376 reads votes 135 comments 114
Watt's Happening?

Watt's Happening?

13 parts / 19 pages, updated Jan 18, 2012PG
Watt's Happening is a E-Zine, which will include tips, articles, reviews/promos, contests, writing prompts and much much more!
34,791 reads votes 395 comments 285
No Heroes Here

No Heroes Here

3 parts / 7 pages, updated Jan 17, 2012PGVideoCompleted
The accidental unlocking of super human powers brings The United States to an untimely demise. Can a motley crew of ex-mental patients unite and emerge as heroes in the new world rising from the ash?
2,775 reads votes 95 comments 42
Cataclysmic Daydreams

Cataclysmic Daydreams

3 parts / 14 pages, updated Dec 11, 2011PGVideo
A dangerous stranger pays a visit to a desolate space outpost where everyone has something to hide. A young boy who is shunned by his community for being different c... read more
1,908 reads votes 54 comments 60
Slow Motion

Slow Motion

18 parts / 35 pages, updated Nov 23, 2011PG-13VideoCompleted
Vivian sees ghosts. Vivian hears voices. Vivian is in very real danger. When her family moves to a new town and enrolls her in a special school for troubled teens, Vivian is f... read more
46,070 reads votes 869 comments 493
Last Breath

Last Breath

3 parts / 8 pages, updated Sep 25, 2011PG-13Completed
Just after sunset a rickety boat pushes off from the harbor and floats silently into the night. It carries with it a heavy load of bruised, battered and utterly terrified survi... read more
2,042 reads votes 83 comments 88
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No I didn't know that. Of course my character's name is Randall Briggs, but close! :-) Thanks for reading!
Sixteen (On hold for public...

Chilling and extraordinarily well written my friend.
AngusEcrivain's Fleeting Fa...

Nice! Funny and creepy at the same time!
Manic Pixie Vampire Romance

@bananarammaful Thank you!!
Last Breath

It's been far too long since I popped over here to read your stories look at all I have been missing! :-)
A Gift in the Dark

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