I started writing stories in fifth grade. Every week or so, Mr. Carpenter would assign us quick 5-minute "writes" -- you wrote without pausing, just to get the ideas out. Later you'd polish it and type it up on a TRS-80 in the computer lab. It was a lot of fun. I still have my collection of those stories,  printed out on a dot-matrix printer.

Since then, I've written a musical adaptation of The Lord of the Flies, a handful of short stories, a couple dozen songs, a screenplay, and reams of sales copy. The Stoneweaver is my first novel.
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  • JoinedJune 30, 2020



Stories by Scott McKinstry
The Stoneweaver by scottstories
The Stoneweaver
Talents are now banned in Darem. For Skarn that means an end to his prosperous life as a Talented stoneweaver...
A Dance With Levina by scottstories
A Dance With Levina
High school senior Judah Loren is quietly eeking out his last days of high school. The love of his life, Lev...
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Alan Victorious by scottstories
Alan Victorious
Alan finally summons the courage to play flag football in his last year at elementary school. Which was proba...
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