Lou Rera

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Lou Rera's first novel, SIGN, a supernatural thriller of deception and murder, was published by Netherworld Books in June 2014. His flash fiction has won awards and has been published in ArtVoice Magazine, in The Writer’s Eye and in Twisted Dreams. His collection of flash fiction stories, There are no doors on a cocoon is available through Amazon. Lou is working on a second novel titled, The Tin Mask, a story about a young man that makes an unusual discovery in his great grandfather's storage trunk.

Lou Rera is a Professor in Communication at SUNY Buffalo State. He is a member of the Just Buffalo Literary Center and the Short Fiction Writers Guild.

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Please let me introduce myself. I am Lou Rera, an author of dark fiction. This is not a promo blog. I am serious about fiction, reading and the processes of writing and analysis.

So let me get to the business of what I've been up to for the last 5 months--then on to other topics!

It's was a busy summer and early fall thus far promoting my new novel SIGN. Lou Rera
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