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Hi there! I'm Stephen. I write novels, generally within the realms of fantasy, and I strive to reflect the diverse beauty of our world within all my stories.

Thanks for stopping by my little corner of Wattpad, and a huge thanks if you've taken time out of your busy life to read my books. Stop in and say hi, sometime.


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 currently on hold while I pursue publication with Book 1.


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 #38 on July 30, 2017 (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
* THE GIRL WHO TAKES AND EYE FOR AN EYE

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 Jan 19, 2018 11:18PM
Hey all,New chapter of TGS is posted! I am through with revisions of Book 1 and sending it off to my editor, so I have a few weeks of dedicated Book 2 time. Expect several updates in the next couple...
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Stories by S. A. Klopfenstein
The Shadow Watch (Completed) by SAKlopfenstein
The Shadow Watch (Completed) #19 in Fantasy
++ Sorceress, Astoria, and magic hunter, Darien, were once best friends. In another life, they might have bee...
The Gallows Saint (Book Two of The Shadow Watch) by SAKlopfenstein
The Gallows Saint (Book Two of The... #58 in Fantasy
The Shadow Watch has been undone. Most of the surviving Watchers lie in the dungeons of the White Citadel, th...
Saber (a post-apocalyptic fantasy) by SAKlopfenstein
Saber (a post-apocalyptic fantasy)
In the wake of a terrible cataclysm the civilized world is no more. The few surviving humans eke out a meager...
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