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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…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)
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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.


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Ripples in the Chalice (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
2 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:34PM
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.
Spanish Doll (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: An antique and curio shop that deals in everyday magic has a brush with the supernatural sort.
In the Isle of the Beholder (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: "Lost" meets the "Twilight Zone" on a secluded tropical island where a young girl, who has only known the island and her parents, is faced for the first time with the "Pale People." People she had always thought, until now, her parents made up. Especially when describing them as wearing turtle shells for hats. But now they are here and threaten their way of life...and her definition of what is beautiful.
Incident at Ape Canyon (Mystery & Thrillers)
1 chapters   —   updated Nov 30, 2012 05:33PM
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.
Window Pain (Romance)
1 chapters   —   updated Jan 07, 2012 10:24PM
Description: An accidental observer is reminded of the power of regret in this bitter-sweet romance.
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Very good history lesson cum novel with actual historical figures as characters ranging from key players to the the common Joe on the front lines. General Pershing, a then Captain George Patton, and the Red Baron among others tell the story of WWI, c ...more
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