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Chris Stocking is a science-fiction & fantasy author who also dabbles in the steampunk, cyberpunk, flintlock fantasy, and young adult genres. He grew up in Wayland, New York, is currently attending The College at Brockport—majoring in print journalism—and plans to attend graduate school for creative writing.

Stocking’s hobbies include blogging, reading, writing and boxing. He has a ferocious addiction to coffee, has published four novels, and a short story collection.

He currently resides in Dansville, New York with his wife, Casey.


Average rating: 4.17 · 48 ratings · 25 reviews · 9 distinct works · Similar authors
His Only Star
4.38 of 5 stars 4.38 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2013
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London Darkness: Infernal I...
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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The Rotten Apple
4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2014
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London Darkness: War of the...
4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2013
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Black Powder Brigade (Black...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2013
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A Collection of Short Stories
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2012
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The Crimson Apple
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Estra Corp.
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2012
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Bloodcrest (Bloodcrest, #1)
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Things have been pretty quiet on the blog for the past couple months aside from a few announcements here and there. I took a pretty serious break, if you want to call it that, for a few weeks after graduation where I really didn’t get anything done. No writing and barely any reading. However, I think I’m starting to come out of it, so, here’s an update:


Baby on the way!


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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
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Of Man, Myth and Automata by Steven F. Bell
" Doctor Who meets the American Civil War

Part alternate history, part fantasy saga, all guns, guts and good humour is this very decent anthology by Steven F. Bell.
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“I don't like when people say 'I can't believe I wasted the whole day reading.' Diving into another world to free your mind is hardly a waste.”
Chris Stocking

“Nothing makes a person desire improvement like failure”
Chris Stocking

“There's something intimidating, yet exciting about a blank page.”
Chris Stocking

“I write to give myself strength. I write to be the characters that I am not. I write to explore all the things I'm afraid of. ”
Joss Whedon

“If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn't brood. I'd type a little faster.”
Isaac Asimov

“The first chapter sells the book; the last chapter sells the next book.”
Mickey Spillane

“To banish imperfection is to destroy expression, to check exertion, to paralyze vitality.”
John Ruskin, The Stones of Venice

“Hungry man, reach for the book: it is a weapon.”
Bertolt Brecht

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12350 The Importance of Reading Ernest — 275 members — last activity Jul 13, 2014 08:06AM
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52105 Mark Twain Bibliophiles — 55 members — last activity May 28, 2012 06:27AM
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22972 The Macabre & Creepy Edgar Allan Poe group — 285 members — last activity Aug 15, 2014 04:33PM
A group of wacky people who love Poe as much as I do,and enjoy reading his stories,and discussing them. With October coming up, I am always in the moo...more
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25x33 Coffee and a Good Book — 125 members — last activity Apr 18, 2013 05:00AM
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