Dustin Bilyk

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Growing up in small-town Canada with not a whole lot on the go, my love of reading fantasy came at a very young age. I was through my tenth reading of Tolkien before most kids were putting down their Goosebumps, and the addiction never really stopped.

As for my writing, I have been somewhat of a closet writer for a good ten or so years, writing diaries, terrible poems (so so bad), and short fiction and then stashing it away where no one could find it. No one ever did, and I was grateful, and still am, because most of it is truly terrible.

But that allowed me to grow as a writer, mature and get better, and ever since I came out of my writing closet a few years back, I believe a whole new stage of growth has begun - one where I am inviting crit
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Like I have mentioned in past blog posts, it took me ten years of writing and collecting rejection letters to get to level I am today. And even so I’m still working and still climbing. Always working and always writing to improve my craft. The bad part about going through those ten years is obvious, eve...

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