she/her. 32. queer.

CJ resides along the shores of Lake Erie with an impish toddler and a wife who skimmed the fine print. She pens dark supernatural stories with sapphic characters who all tend to be a little morally gray. When she's not writing or reading, she spends her time gardening, drawing, and playing with dead things. For research.

»SOUL TIDES {the liminali}«
Editors' Pick 01.2021
Top 12% Ink & Insights 2020 Masters

1st Place Fantasy - Elite Awards 2019
1st Place Paranormal - Writer's Oscars 2019
2nd Place Paranormal - Pride Awards 2020
3rd Place Fantasy - Majestic Inc Awards 2019
Top 3 Paranormal Finalist - Prime Awards 2020

Top Rankings: #1 in #WLW ; #1 in #sapphic ; #1 in #elemental ; #3 in #contemporaryfantasy

»THE RUSALKA (Soul Tides Flash-Fic)«
Winner of the Summer Surprises 2019 - former Urban Fantasy profile

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cjtruz cjtruz May 12, 2021 08:29PM
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Stories by CJ Truz
Soul Tides [ The Liminali ] by cjtruz
Soul Tides [ The Liminali ]
An impulsive ex-detective must navigate the fringe world of shapeshifters in order to find a missing teenage...
Hidden in the Heartwood by cjtruz
Hidden in the Heartwood
River Hawthorne, a mountain recluse, finds their world uprooted when a strange woman shows up at the cabin do...
The Rusalka || Flash Fiction by cjtruz
The Rusalka || Flash Fiction
Mara is a supernatural detective with the knack to make matters worse before reaching resolution. She's blund...
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