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Matt Shuck

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Born
in Salem, The United States
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March 2014


Matthew Shuck is a compulsive storyteller from Salem (specifically Keizer but no one knows where Salem is, much less Keizer) Oregon. He writes stories in an ill-fated attempt to get them out of his head, always assuming that at the end of each he will find a peace which never comes. Often, instead, he finishes one with three more working their way into his psyche, begging to be poured onto the next blank page.

From horror to children's stories to satirical comedies to dystopian sci-fi, Matthew Shuck explores every facet of what it means to be human in as interesting a way as he knows how. Matthew works a full time job with side work on his weekends to help support his beautiful family. This means the bulk of his writing happens at 5am before
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Matt Shuck The writer set his pen on the aged oak desk, satisfied that his masterpiece was complete. Many of his favorite characters had met a terrible end, but …moreThe writer set his pen on the aged oak desk, satisfied that his masterpiece was complete. Many of his favorite characters had met a terrible end, but he comforted himself with the words, “honesty makes the best fiction.”(less)
Matt Shuck I have a list of questions that I ask myself about a scene and then integrate the answers into the story. I also like to tell myself a secret about on…moreI have a list of questions that I ask myself about a scene and then integrate the answers into the story. I also like to tell myself a secret about one of the characters that I don't intend on telling the audience. This adds depth to the characters I'm writing about even if those parts aren't told to the reader. When all else fails I will skip ahead to a different section that seems more interesting and then double back later.(less)
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Friday Update 09-01-2017

It’s been an interesting couple of weeks since my last Friday update. My free book giveaway ended with 160 total books given away. Thanks for participating! Amazon is allowing one more day during this cycle to put it out for free and I’ve decided that tomorrow, September 2nd, is as good as any so if you are interested in getting a copy but can’t bare to part with the whopping $2.99 you can get a f Read more of this blog post »
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If you can’t be bothered to put basic quotation marks in the dialogue, I can’t be bothered to finish reading it.
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