Damien Benoit-Ledoux

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Damien's mind is a magical and nerdy place where fantastic heroes defend amazing worlds from dangerous villains who run amuck in an epic struggle to take over the universe. Recently, the brightest and best from this colorful cast of characters have made their way into notes, plots, stories, and novels for you to read and enjoy.

Damien strongly believes the real world we live in should be a place where LGBTQIA equality and respect are second nature and never questioned. When he's not working or spending time with his husband and their dog, Damien weaves this philosophy into the exciting lives of his characters and the fantastic space battles and romances they endure so they'll stop taking over his dreams at night.

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Damien Benoit-Ledoux I'm usually working on several writing projects simultaneously. When I get bored or stuck with one book, I move on to the next. My brain constantly…moreI'm usually working on several writing projects simultaneously. When I get bored or stuck with one book, I move on to the next. My brain constantly comes up with new ideas, so I'm always writing down ideas and updating outlines. I find that outlines help me write the immediate scenes and lay out possibilities for future scenes and plot twists and changes. After a few days in a different world, I'm usually ready to return to where I had been stuck and keep going.(less)
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Two things.
1) If you don't dream it, it won't happen. Dream big and see yourself as a successful author. That's your end goal. Now, start writing.

2) Your marketing plan should be this: Write the next book better than the one that came before it. It's that simple.(less)
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This post continues from Interview Part 1: How I Developed My Superpowers for Guardians.

Usually super heroes get one or a small set of super powers. You’ve created super humans with what seems like a large number of super powers. Why?

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Damien Marlon wrote: "Thanks for the request, Damien. Looking forward to talk about books with you.

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