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M.J. Stoddard

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in Elizabeth, NJ, The United States
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Born in NJ and lived for several years, before relocated to Wisconsin for a brief time, Maryland and Pennsylvania where he resides with his wife and son.
During his HS years, M J Stoddard started his journey as a writer, where he started developing short stories. The end of his sophomore year in HS, he began his work on his first novella; which later evolved into a full-fledged novel and illustrations. Nearly fifteen years later, THE TWILIGHT LEGACIES: THE SIXTH EYE was published in April of 2011.

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M.J. Stoddard Writer's block is difficult, even stressful to the point of getting a headache. The only thing I can do is not think about what I am working on. I am…moreWriter's block is difficult, even stressful to the point of getting a headache. The only thing I can do is not think about what I am working on. I am a martial artist, so there are times I spend practicing or just do some reading, listening to music also helps.(less)
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Hello everyone!!

I apologize for being off the grid for so long. I have been so very busy, plus I've had time to really think where my stories are going. Over the past few years, I've been working on a sequel to my original story "The Twilight Legacies: The Sixth Eye", I often struggled with where I wanted to take my protagonist in order to learn and adapt, in spite of the adversaries he will be... Read more of this blog post »
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Louise Hart Hi M.J, thanks for the friend request. You look interesting!


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M. J. Stoddard Me too! Thanks for the encouragement and being my first fan.


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Nevey Hello M.J. I am glad that we are friends because we seam to love the same books.

I hope you end up as a famous great author.


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