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E.S. Wesley

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in Dallas, TX, The United States



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E.S. Wesley is an author and advocate for the safety and mental health of young people. A long-time mentor and counselor, Wesley has worked for years to protect, encourage, and empower young adults to navigate a life that rarely makes sense. He believes all people are just waiting for someone to relate to their stories, so he makes up stories in the hope that someone will read and find a home there.

His stories are often strange and twisty.

Wesley lives with his wife in Texas, where he’s always writing. Texas has a lot of things that he likes, but Shelly is the best of them. Second best is his son, who introduced him to his wife. Sometimes we do things out of order—that just makes life more interesting.

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E.S. Wesley Writer's block is a myth. The process ebbs and flows, but forward movement will break through the block every time. Step back, look at what you're…moreWriter's block is a myth. The process ebbs and flows, but forward movement will break through the block every time. Step back, look at what you're doing, and keep going. You'll work through it, even if it takes 10,000 words of garbage to get there.(less)
E.S. Wesley Getting to know my characters, and watching them dictate the story to me. Oh, and playing god. Definitely a fan of that.
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The Outs

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Deeds: Gods from Men

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The Outs is here!

The Outs coverOh, all you wonderful people, I’ve waited so long for this. I can finally, officially, tell the world that The Outs is out! At last, everyone can read Kitzi and Caleb and Amanda’s story, and find out what the Outs are all about.

For those who’ve followed this journey, The Outs is the book that won me a spot as a PitchWars 2015 contender. It went through a lot, and got picked up...

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The Outs by E.S. Wesley
"Well written. More dark and twisty than I generally like, but I see the appeal for the older YA readers. The creativity authors have amazes me. Where in the world do these ideas come from?"
The Outs by E.S. Wesley
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This book requires some patience at the beginning. It's not slow, far the opposite, as Wesley throws you straight in to the complex phenomena of the Outs and it takes a while to come to grips with quite what that..." Read more of this review »
The Outs by E.S. Wesley
"Thank you so much to Netgalley for giving me a copy of this book!
Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐
I have never read anything by ES Wesley before because he is not a widely popular author and he has only written one other book (Deeds: Gods from Men). The reason I ended..." Read more of this review »
The Outs by E.S. Wesley
"“The Outs” is an incredible dark and twisty book. We begin with Caleb who recovers from the Outs in a young girl’s room and kidnaps her to keep her safe. We soon learn that the young girl, Amanda, is not who she appears to be. The Outs are a time..." Read more of this review »
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