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Paul W. Ryan

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PAUL W RYAN spent his formative years in Dublin, Ireland, reading and proofreading everything from sweet wrappers to stolen Playboys until he eventually started writing stories of his own. His stories began with horrifying, gelatinous, monsters consuming entire homes (and the families inside them of course) and eventually evolved into the dynamic style his readers know and love today.

He made his debut as a novelist in 2014 with Rage, then in 2015 he published Moonstruck, and in 2016 he released his third book, Monster Hunter Extraordinaire.

Paul is currently a freelance editor in Mexico City, and spends his time confusing people with his accent and plotting new and exciting ways to kill everyone’s favorite characters.

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Forget the romantic notions of ‘waiting for your Muse’ to do the hard work for you. Little by little. Write 250 words every day, and that’s over 90,000 words by the end of the year.

Look at the project in small chunks. That, and remember, your first draft is always going to suck so edit, edit, edit!(less)
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The Stranger in the Night

 


 


Rose bolted awake as a cry filled the air. She scanned the room, thinking such a goosebump-inducing shriek must have been some animal caught in a snare somewhere in the hunting grounds.


As the scream echoed a second and then third time, Rose knew it was something else.


She grabbed her revolver and raced across the well-trodden campsite grounds towards the unearthly...

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