David Soto Jr.

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David is a retired U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant who didn't realize until reaching his forties that he was a writer. As a child, he struggled with learning disabilities which yielded him grades that barely earned him his high school diploma. With marks like that, the thought of being an author never occurred to him. Also, college was out of the question. He joined the military and retired 23 years later. The same week David took off the uniform for the last time, never to put it back on, he hit the road traveling the U.S. in his van.

David penned several fitness and nutrition article and books, but after listening to On Writing by Stephen King, he decided to give writing fiction a try. He started out with a novel about an Air Force Sergean
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“He looked in her eyes as if trying to tell her he loved her without words. She looked back at him as if to say, I know.”
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David Jr. Los Chocolates De Esperanza Diamanté: A Tale of Love Death and Chocolate 2nd Edition is free on Amazon for the next few days!! If you need something to read while you are sheltering in place check it out!

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message 1: by David (last edited May 04, 2019 05:37AM)

David Jr. Uhh is this where I can write comments and updates and stuff?

If you see this let me know, please.


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