News: So much emphasis is placed on Santa Claus that we don't see the obvious: Mrs. Claus has a magic all her own.

News: My current focus is "A Song to Slay By" which I expect to be updating almost daily from now through the end of #nanowrimo. While I love all my stories, if you're looking for a place to start reading, I hope you'll consider that one.

What will you find on this profile? All things fantasy and science fiction... robots and vampires, space opera, mystery, horror, romance, anthologies, novels, novellas, and short stories, and more.

I love to talk about writing and to make new writing friends. Don't hesitate to message me.
  • Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • JoinedMarch 8, 2014

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StevenBrandt StevenBrandt Apr 27, 2019 03:00AM
So you want to go back in time and kill your own grandfather--or maybe you just want to write a story about that after grandpa criticized your tats and piercings. What could possibly go wrong? Check...
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