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Josh Karaczewski has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area his whole life - save for a year studying architecture in Boston.

He majored in Art, taking English classes for fun.

He recently moved from teaching High School English back to substitute teaching, which is terrible on the bank account but fabulous for writing.

He has a fabulous marriage that has produced three fabulous children.

He enjoys reading, writing, art, film, and video games.

Visitors to his blog will find coupon codes, as well as extended book reviews, news, and other information useless and otherwise.




One of the blessings of self-publishing is the ability to write and publish whatever you want. I don’t have a publisher to tell me No. I can explore genres at my whim; let the muse off its leash and let run where it will. Therefore, in the file where I collect writing ideas (cleverly titled “Writing Ideas”), there are the spores of science fiction, fantasy, and horror stories among the standard... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 18, 2014 10:34
Average rating: 3.38 · 16 ratings · 12 reviews · 5 distinct works · Similar authors
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