Christopher D. Schmitz

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Christopher D Schmitz is the author of fiction and nonfiction as well as a regular blogger.

Following completion of his first fantasy novel in the early 2000s he began working on lots of short fiction in order to refine his craft and went on to publish many pieces from 1,000-15,000 words in a variety of genres and outlets as writing exercises. Putting fiction away for a while, he pursued post-graduate work where he received a new appreciation for nonfiction, wrote Why Your Pastor Left, and then returned to his love for fiction, writing several new books.

Schmitz attained a Biblical Studies degree and a Youth Ministry minor from Trinity Bible College in 2003 and went on to gain a Masters of Arts in Religion from Liberty Baptist Theological Se
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Christopher D. Schmitz I write anyway. Tell myself to do it, set a goal, budget some time, and sit down... fake it til you make it.
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Razsa captures all the feels from the Stackpole/Allston X-wing series from the Star Wars novels and I felt this was a great introduction to the Takamo Universe. I didn't know much about the universe at first (and the opening story confused me at firs ...more
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Immersive

Earthrin has a unique feeling that splits the difference between gamelit (which is immersive) and traditional fantasy like lotr or shannara. The tropes were great and familiar for fantasy coming of age tales like Dragon and one can see thems
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Feels like golaria

So I'm familiar with Earthrin from the larger series as a whole. There are also some standalone tales and other tie ins, so don't miss any of those either ...not all are in KU, though, so you may need to search for them
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Immersive worldbuiling


Book three in the series, but it's a larger world. If you like mythologies kind of stories like lots of dnd, pick up the series
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