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Shawn Oetzel

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in Peoria, The United States
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January 2010


About this author

Shawn Oetzel, author of the new speculative fiction novel, Dying Moon was born and raised in Central Illinois where he still lives with his wife, three kids, and their frustratingly lovable pet pooch, Hemingway.

Shawn learned to read at an early age. While his peers were still seeing Dick, Jane, and Spot run, Shawn was devouring bestsellers and adult fiction at an alarming rate. This of course led to his deep affinity for all things literary which in actuality is now more akin to a full-blown addiction.

It was the summer of Shawn’s twelfth year however that his life was inexplicably changed forever when a neighbor recommended Shawn read Terry Brooks’ novel, The Sword of Shannara. It was upon completion of this novel Shawn’s love affair with t
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Stilll looking at a tentative summer 2012 release for my next novel, The Agency. Belfire Press will be releasing this title as I have parted ways with Lachesis Publishing. Belfire is also looking at my middle grade/young adult novel The Adventures of Captain Kitchen.

I have also made two of my previously published short stories available through Smashwords. They can be found at:

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DYING MOON
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Scrunchies from Hell
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Faith and a Hammer (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: This story won an Honorable Mention from the Fantasy Fan Federations's annual writing contest back in 2005. It has since been published both online and in print markets.
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fun read. I love the concept behind the novel and look forward to the next installment.
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date: July 23, 2011 02:00AM
location: Finnegan's Books, 723 Clark, Utica, IL, The United States
description: Just dropping you a quick note to let you know that myself,Shawn Oetzel and Donnie Light will be doing a book signing event in your area on July 23, 2011 at Finnegan’s Books, 723 S. Clark in Utica, IL 61373. The Event is being held from 2:00 PM until 4:30 PM Attendees of the event can enter a drawing to win a $50 gift certificate to Finnegan’s Bookstore!

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Donnie Light writes fast-paced, scary thrillers and have two titles out. Dark Justice is a paranormal Thriller and Ripper’s Ro
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Sense of Honor by Shawn Weaver
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“Shawn Weaver’s novel, Sense of Honor is a good, old-fashioned high fantasy tale harkening back to such memorable series as TSR’s Dragonlance books.

Weaver has a knack for intertwining complex characters and intricate relationships which compel the re
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Louise Thanks for the add, Shawn! :) Hope things are good with you.


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