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Matt Cole

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in Vancouver, BC, Canada



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Matt was born in a Vancouver, British Columbia in 1967. He earned a undergraduate degree in kinesiology at the University of British Columbia and a graduate degree in exercise physiology the University of Victoria.

He was first inspired to write speculative fiction while in college, during a speculative fiction literature course. Since then, in addition to short stories, Matt has experimented with writing screenplays and graphic novel scripts.

In addition to writing speculative fiction in various forms, Matt enjoys red wine (or the nectar of the Gods as he believes it to be); dark chocolate; watching the game at the pub; IPSC competitions; keeping physically fit; collecting comic books, attending film festivals, and wondering book stores.


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Matt Cole I am currently working on The Dawn of Limcat, my first sword and sorcery story. I expect it to be novelette in length and hope it kicks off a popular…moreI am currently working on The Dawn of Limcat, my first sword and sorcery story. I expect it to be novelette in length and hope it kicks off a popular ongoing series. It has been challenging, but at the same time, I have been having fun working on it.

The story centers around a young sorceress who has grown up in exile and who matures into her powers when she is suddenly drawn into a fantastic adventure. Her journey will return her to her homeland and to a forbidden island beyond, where a goddess is held against her will by a species long thought eradicated.

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Average rating: 3.67 · 66 ratings · 29 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
Ghost Drums

3.52 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 2003
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The Blood of Cowards

3.94 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 1999
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3.63 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Matt Cole Abode of The Damned FREE Aug 25th & 26th

Abode of The Damned is a short story about an executed convict, Cole Sunger, who arrives in Hell amidst a demon uprising. His only chance of escape is a portal hidden within a cave in the Black Mountains. So, together with his new found companions, Clancy and Lucy, Cole attempts a daring escape.

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