JamesDSwinney

Name James Delaney Swinney
Location Canada
Birthday Jun 30
Member Since Dec 19, 2010
Votes Received 816
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Hey, you! I can see you there. You really aren't very good at hiding. So, what do you want? My money? My computer? What? You want to know who I am? You really are a terrible burglar. 
The name's Swinney, James Swinney. You've come to my profile, you're reading my "About Me." I suppose you can stay here for a little while. Look at whatever you want, but if you try to leave with anything I will call the police. 

I'm sixteen years old, if you care to know. I'm an average teenager whose ultimate goal is to survive through high school. I get decent grades and outside of school I read, write, and play video games. 
I live just outside of a tiny little village in Alberta. My father's the pastor of the Christian Reformed Church there, so there I am.

Here's a list of information that is entirely useless to you, but customary to post here: 

Authors: George R. R. Martin, Patrick Rothfuss, Joe Abercrombie, Kate Elliott, Guy Gavriel Kay, David Eddings, Ken Follett and J.R.R.Tolkien
Music : Jackson Browne, CSNY, The Beatles, Paul McCartney, Harry Chapin, Dan Fogelberg, The Eagles, Jim Croce, James Taylor, America, John Denver,  Fleet Foxes, Mumford and Sons, The Staves, Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger, The Byrds, Buffalo Springfield, Blitzen Trapper, Fossil Collective

Favorite Wattpad Writers:  @TheOrangutan, @CraigAPrice, @AngusEcrivain, @Fauxpunker, @MatthewJSwinney, @theolddarkness, @Dermit

Thanks for leaving everything in its proper place. You know what? I kind of like you. Why don't you come back another time? See you then.

That will be all.

Works

Swinney's Short Story Collection

Swinney's Short Story Collection

10 parts / 53 pages, updated Sep 20, 2013PG-13
402 reads votes 15 comments 14
For My Dearest Aela, My Green-Eyed Girl (Fantasy Smackdown Qualifying Round)

For My Dearest Aela, My Green-Eyed Girl (Fantasy Smackdown Qualifying Round)

1 page, updated Sep 08, 2013G
74 reads votes 9 comments 9
The Coward King Part One: Rewrites

The Coward King Part One: Rewrites

5 pages, updated Apr 29, 2013PG-13
78 reads votes 7 comments 7
The High Road (On Hold)

The High Road (On Hold)

17 parts / 61 pages, updated Mar 24, 2013PG-13
Elicia was a slave, kidnapped from her home on the Serpent's Tail. Jevar was a thief, living in the slums of Cross and robbing highborn folk to survive. Two wholly di... read more
6,214 reads votes 282 comments 83
A Story in Rhyme

A Story in Rhyme

7 parts / 2 pages, updated Nov 29, 2012PG
1,143 reads votes 95 comments 82
A Sacrifice for Varkanah (On Indefinite Hold)

A Sacrifice for Varkanah (On Indefinite Hold)

9 parts / 44 pages, updated May 20, 2012PGPictures
Terrilor has definitely not always been a peaceful nation. Even from the very beginning, when men first came to the island, they warred with the ... read more
4,156 reads votes 127 comments 84
The Portal to Elcium

The Portal to Elcium

9 pages, updated May 19, 2012PG-13PicturesCompleted
305 reads votes 13 comments 8
The Coward King: Part Two - Retaliation (On Hold)

The Coward King: Part Two - Retaliation (On Hold)

2 parts / 5 pages, updated Nov 15, 2011PG
877 reads votes 20 comments 7
The Coward King: Part One - Rebellion

The Coward King: Part One - Rebellion

11 parts / 23 pages, updated Oct 22, 2011PGCompleted
War has come to Elaech. In order to fund his new war in Gallanuul, King Allard Navri has placed unbearably high taxes on his people, taxes that they simp... read more
8,488 reads votes 248 comments 140
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