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Hi there! I'm Stephen. I write novels, generally within the realms of fantasy.

A couple Q&A's to get started...

Q: Best way to reach me?
A: I respond best to PM or profile comment - I try to get to comments on my stories, but the sheer number has begun to make it difficult to keep up.

Q: When's THE GALLOWS SAINT updating next?
A: It is being updated sporadically, but typically 2-3 times per week.


THE SHADOW WATCH series:
- THE SHADOW WATCH (Book One) -- Highest Rank #5 in Fantasy on June 11, 2017
- THE GALLOWS SAINT (Book Two) -- Highest Rank #37 on February 28, 2018 (In-progress)
- THE DARKLING QUEEN (Book Three) - In Development

MY OTHER STORIES:
- A DARK AND TWISTED WOOD (Horror-Thriller) - In progress
- SABER (a post-apocalyptic fantasy) - In progress


OTHER SIMMERING PROJECTS:
- A BLADE OF FIRE (Eastern-influenced fantasy) - In development
- VIRTUALITY (sci-fi thriller) - In development


I TWEET HERE: https://twitter.com/sa_klopfenstein


RANDOM THINGS ABOUT ME:
* I am a devout lover of dark chocolate.
* I am a pretty major Harry Potter nerd.
* I love anything involving magic or the strange.
* I have a bad habit of starting too many books at once.
* I love climbing mountains and snowboarding.
*I am an English teacher by day.

Reading now:
* THE WAY OF KINGS

Watching now:
* THE WALKING DEAD
* GAME OF THRONES
* STRANGER THINGS

Writers I enjoy:
J.K. Rowling, J.R.R. Tolkien, Neil Gaiman, Stephen King, C.S. Lewis, Philip Pullman, George R.R. Martin, Brandon Sanderson, Hugh Howey, Stieg Larsson, Veronica Roth, Leigh Bardugo, Laini Taylor, Sarah Maas.... the list, of course, goes on and on...
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SAKlopfenstein SAKlopfenstein Jul 15, 2018 05:28PM
Hey All!A new chapter is posted for The Gallows Saint!Back to Mischa's perspective!Read it here: https://www.wattpad.com/604097306-the-gallows-saint-book-two-of-the-shadow-watch
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