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R.A. Crawford

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R.A. Crawford has always been a big time sci-fi and fantasy fan. Most of his childhood was earnestly consumed by weekend-long Final Fantasy marathons, movies he certainly wasn’t old enough to watch, and books borrowed but never returned to the local library.

After years of procrastination and despite working full-time his passion for rich space opera and high fantasy storytelling led him to finally put pen to paper on his debut novel. The resultant book, PULSE: The Trial, is the first in a series of books centered around an all-female galactic society.

Having never quite grown out of Star Wars novels, Star trek episodes, Green Lantern comic books and Final Fantasy video games Ryan currently rested in Surrey - UK where, along with his wif
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How To Write A Kicka$$ Action Scene.

I’m not the best writer. I’ve got a long of things to learn and some downright terrible habits. But if I can pat myself on the back for just one thing, it’s that I know a little bit about action and how to write it.

When it comes to action, I have about thirty years experience watching things get blown up, sliced open and beat down. My parents were excellent i...

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