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Adam Copeland

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Adam Copeland was born and raised in Silverton, Oregon. He attended Southern Oregon State College (now Southern Oregon University) in Ashland, Oregon. There he studied business, chemistry and French. He spent a year study abroad in France and has ever since been passionate about traveling internationally, going to such places as diverse as Asia, Africa and Mexico. He is an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hiking, backpacking, camping, mountain trekking and scuba diving. He is a co-founder of Northwest Independent Writers Association (NIWA), an organization dedicated to helping indie writers from the Pacific Northwest write, publish, and promote their work. Adam currently resides in Vancouver, Washington State where he is an active member of St. J ...more

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Adam Copeland It was the genre I grew up reading, and so the stories building up in my mind were inspired by fantasy. Ironically, I don't read a lot of it these day…moreIt was the genre I grew up reading, and so the stories building up in my mind were inspired by fantasy. Ironically, I don't read a lot of it these days. I think my next project will be more steampunk-ish, and not so "epic" in length.(less)
Adam Copeland There seems to be an endless supply of Hemingway, Bradbury, and Blackwood I'd like to catch up on before I pass from this world.…moreThere seems to be an endless supply of Hemingway, Bradbury, and Blackwood I'd like to catch up on before I pass from this world.(less)
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Editing Sucks: But Never Give Up!

Those who have followed my writing progress, especially involving “Ripples in the Chalice,” will know that I frequently lamented about the editing process, complete with the hashtag #editingsucks. It often felt like an unsurmountable obstacle to publishing, but a necessary one if I wanted my work to be legitimate.


Now that the process is over and Ripples is available for your reading pleasure, I ca

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Description: Burning Castles, marionette knights, doppelgangers, and medieval combat in slow motion set to a score of Gregorian Chant. That’s how the prologue to the sequel of “Echoes of Avalon” begins, a tale of conspiracy, heroism, ancient powers and the power of choice.
Incident at Ape Canyon (Mystery & Thrillers)
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Description: A reporter in 1950′s Portland Oregon meets a stranger who claims to have inside information on the disappearance of a skier on the slopes of Mount Saint Helens. The incredible tale, however, leaves the reporter questioning his sanity. “Predator” meets “Pulp Fiction” in this excerpt from a short story found in the pages of “Fiction in Your Face,” the 2012 anthology of speculative fiction offered by Northwest Independent Writers Association.

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