Lori R. Lopez

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in Ripon, Wisconsin, The United States
January 14

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Lori R. Lopez wears many hats as an award-winning author and poet of Horror, Speculative and Literary Fiction, Fantasy and more. She is also an artist, musician, songwriter, actress, filmmaker, tree-hugger, vegan, and animal-lover. A member of the Horror Writers Association, Lori roamed graveyards as a kid and conducted funerals for dead birds, squirrels, insects and spiders. Her offbeat books include THE DARK MISTER SNARK, THE STRANGE TAIL OF ODDZILLA, DARKVERSE: THE SHADOW HOURS, LEERY LANE, ODDS AND ENDS: A DARK COLLECTION, CHOCOLATE-COVERED EYES, THE MACABRE MIND OF LORI R. LOPEZ, THE FAIRY FLY, AN ILL WIND BLOWS, DANCE OF THE CHUPACABRAS, and POETIC REFLECTIONS I and II (a series).

Stories and verse have appeared on Hellnotes, Servante
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Lori R. Lopez I honestly do not have that problem. With me, I have so many ideas for projects and so little time.
Lori R. Lopez I would have to say being read, because to me that is the greatest compliment and evokes my own relationship with books and stories and poems from an…moreI would have to say being read, because to me that is the greatest compliment and evokes my own relationship with books and stories and poems from an early age. Literature was always such an integral part of my life, and I was much enriched by reading. To be on the other end of that as a writer is a wonderful feeling.(less)
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3-Z

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Chocolate-Covered Eyes: A S...

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An Ill Wind Blows

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Heartbeat

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The Fruit Of Thy Womb

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Unleashed:  Tail One

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The Lycaning

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THE DARK MISTER SNARK

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Let’s be serious.  (A very stern look.)  Ha, fooled ya.  Probably scared you a tick or a tock if you’ll admit it.  You won’t?  Are you sure?  Are you absolutely certain?  Fine, be that way.  I can be that way too.  (Arms folded.)  These are serious times, calling for serious columns and serious verse.  But at this moment we will not be serious.  We will ignore the times, the clock, the hands of...

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Out-Of-Mind Experiences (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Jun 15, 2010 11:40PM
Description: This is a sample story from a quirky, diverse, sometimes dark, often amusing, thought-provoking collection of thirteen tales by Lori R. Lopez.
Dance Of The Chupacabras (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Jun 15, 2010 11:29PM
Description: This is the first chapter (following a prologue and introductory material) to a humorous epic-adventure fantasy horror novel.
That Which Scares Us (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Jun 15, 2010 11:06PM
Description: A poem from my novel "Dance Of The Chupacabras"; also featured in my volume of verse: "Poetic Reflections, Keep The Heart Of A Child".

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Lori Lopez is now friends with Keith Chawgo
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3-Z by Lori R. Lopez
"Despite the three-star rating, 3-Z is by no means a bad book, simply one that fails to resonate with me. Lopez can certainly write, but there are aspects of the three tales that left me feeling flat. However (and I want to make this clear in the f..." Read more of this review »
The Lycaning by Lori R. Lopez
The Lycaning by Lori R. Lopez
" Chess wrote: "Lori wrote: "Hi, I'm an indie author with a few horror collections plus books in mixed genres. I also have a Halloween novella titled Le ...more "
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" Hi! I would like to suggest my Fantasy-Adventure AN ILL WIND BLOWS. It's a breezy read containing a lot of humor and a little horror, but it is primar ...more "
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“One’s options in this world are as vast as the horizon, which is technically a circle and thus infinitely broad. Yet we must choose each step we take with utmost caution, for the footprints we leave behind are as important as the path we will follow. They’re part of the same journey — our story.”
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“My books are a word feast.”
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“I'm the first to admit that I don't write right. Now, relax and enjoy the show! The sideshow, that is.”
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“One’s options in this world are as vast as the horizon, which is technically a circle and thus infinitely broad. Yet we must choose each step we take with utmost caution, for the footprints we leave behind are as important as the path we will follow. They’re part of the same journey — our story.”
Lori R. Lopez, Dance of the Chupacabras

“Poetry is the language of the soul;
Poetic Prose, the language of my heart.
Each line must flow as in a song,
and strike a chord that rings forever.
To me, words are music!”
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“My books are a word feast.”
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“I'm the first to admit that I don't write right. Now, relax and enjoy the show! The sideshow, that is.”
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