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Erin Cole grew up in the Pacific Northwest, where dusty combines, water skipper-filled rivers, and shadowed forests were her playgrounds. She has worked an eclectic range of jobs, spanning salsa making, to international warehousing, and helpline counseling for the Alzheimer's Association.

After obtaining her B.S. in psychology, Erin naturally progressed into penning mystery and horror. In 2009, her short story, "Unspoken Bonds", made the Preliminary List for the Tom Howard / John H. Reid Short Story Contest, her non-fiction essay, "My Compass", received honorable mention in the Willamette Writers Kay Snow Writing Contest, and "The Wall of Never Doubt," won 10th place in the Writer's Digest 80th Annual Writing Competition. Still, she is most
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This summer didn’t offer much writing time, not as much as we writers crave/demand/sell-the-soul-for, but in those wee hours of the morning (Why sleep when you can write?), I was able to complete some long overdue projects. One of those is my long fiction, The Blood Berries, formerly known as Terror Island. This sci-fi horror topped out at 16,352 words. Here’s a short blurb:


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“The time for change had come, and it wasn’t until that moment that the Lady remembered, even answers had their own clock.”
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Erin Cole Hi Naomi,

One can never have too many friends. Thanks for the request!

Erin


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Naomi Hey Erin...thanks for accepting my friend request!


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