David Duane Kummer

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My name is David Kummer. I'm a young writer who leans towards horror, mystery, dystopian, and young adult fiction. I live in Madison, Indiana, a small town on the Ohio River, with lots of history and settings around here that influence my books.

I always answer whenever readers email me, so reach out and check out my blog at https://davidkummer.com. I've got a handful of books for you to choose from, all of them inexpensive. Reviews and shares are super appreciated.

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David Duane Kummer I wrote my short story collection "As Trees Turned Away" when I was 14 and it was about 80 pages. I wrote another 13 stories and updated it so that no…moreI wrote my short story collection "As Trees Turned Away" when I was 14 and it was about 80 pages. I wrote another 13 stories and updated it so that now it's closer to 200.

My first novel, however, was "She" and that was over 200 pages long. It's a decent-sixed novel.(less)
David Duane Kummer I just keep on writing, or find a new project to work on. Jumping back and forth keeps me fresh and excited about what I'm typing.…moreI just keep on writing, or find a new project to work on. Jumping back and forth keeps me fresh and excited about what I'm typing.(less)
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I recently had the opportunity to host a book reading and Q&A session at the local library as part of the Everything, Somewhere launch tour. The event was such a success, we’ve decided to have another one in mid-July!

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Description: The castle has many secrets. None of them are good. When the Prince throws a lavish party, inviting all of his rich friends, one particular guest isn't so welcome. With evil on every side and cruel acts across the board, there is little hope for humanity... and little hope to survive. Previously published on davidkummer.com.
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A small city on the Ohio River, Little Rush, has seen better days. Sitting on the banks of the Ohio River near the Kentucky border, Little Rush has a small town appeal.

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“Outside, there was only the streetlamp, and the dark figure slowly walking away from their house.”
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“She was no longer watching. She was no longer a threat.”
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“It only takes one person to destroy the world, but it takes a group to build it back up.”
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“To gain your own voice, forget about having it heard. Become a saint of your own province and your own consciousness.”
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