I have written historical and mainstream fiction and screenplays but have recently returned to my first love, speculative fiction. I have worked in molecular biology and genetics research labs and currently I teach high school chemistry and astronomy at a California boarding school. I enjoy sharing the night sky with young people, encouraging them to look beyond what Carl Sagan called our pale blue dot. 

If you enjoyed my stories here, please consider my debut fantasy novel, just released by Digital Fantasy Fiction and available on Amazon: http://amzn.to/1T7ufgU

A reviewer says: "For fans of the dual worlds of Stephen R. Donaldson's 'The Land' and Stephen King's 'The Talisman.' Let's welcome Terry Madden's Five Quarters to the world just outside the one we live in. It has a spark of wonder, indeed." - Rusty Clark

I am currently at work on the second novel in the Three Wells series, as well as a space opera.

I look forward to connecting with other writers as well as readers here on Wattpad! Message me anytime!
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TerryMadden TerryMadden Mar 05, 2016 02:09AM
"Three Wells of the Sea" has been SOLD to Digital Fantasy Publishing! Thanks for reading and look for the DFP addition out soon!
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Stories by Terry Maulhardt
Three Wells of the Sea by TerryMadden
Three Wells of the Sea Fantasy
Our world and the Five Quarters are shadows of one another, joined by death and three wells of the sea. . . When Nechtan, warrior king of the Five Quarters is murdered, he leaves his land on the brink of civil war...
Dark Matter Myopia by TerryMadden
Dark Matter Myopia Short Story
At the bottom of an abandoned nickel mine, three scientists search for an elusive form of dark matter known as "orphic matter." With her grant about to run out and no data to confirm her theory, Margaret...
A Token of Taste by TerryMadden
A Token of Taste Short Story
For those who survived the Rain, food is a luxury. After twenty years of riots and famine, a few decide there is more to eating than sustenance and they set out to recreate the taste of better days. Dionysios Boulo...
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