Jim Stein

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Growing up in the suburbs of Philadelphia had perks: Six (count 'em 6!) TV channels, specialty SciFi & Fantasy shows like Gene London and Dr. Shock, and plenty of paperback books. I've been addicted to reading fantastic stories since eighth grade. There's little better than hunkering down with a good book (or audio book), entering the world of "what-if," and unleashing your imagination and creativity with every turn of the page. I am thrilled to share some my stories and hear your thoughts. Visit me at www.JimSteinBooks.com, and as always, happy reading!

Jim Stein’s hunger for stories transporting the reader to extraordinary realms began under one meager bulb, a towel stuffed beneath his door to avoid parental censure. He huddled with T
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Jim Stein I usually take my Great Dane and muse (Marley) for a walk. Have to use the old railroad grade trail because I talk to her about where the plot or…moreI usually take my Great Dane and muse (Marley) for a walk. Have to use the old railroad grade trail because I talk to her about where the plot or characters need to go. If i did that in town, people would think I was (more) peculiar! In warmer weather, I bring my recorder so that I have voice notes for later reference. Then it's a matter of powering through and making myself write...something.(less)
Jim Stein As of Jan 2018, I have first drafts complete on two novels. Strange Omens will be book two in my Legends Walk series. That 1st draft is cooling off…moreAs of Jan 2018, I have first drafts complete on two novels. Strange Omens will be book two in my Legends Walk series. That 1st draft is cooling off while I work my second pass on a light SciFi space adventure tentatively titled Planet Fred. A spunky botanist, giant talking slug, and killer plants - if that's not highbrow literature, I don't know what is. (less)
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If the eBook introductory price of $2.99 for Strange Omens (book 2) and 99¢ sale on Strange Tidings* (book 1) isn’t enough to get you into my Legends Walk series, watch for my 1/29-2/2 KDP free days where Strange Omens will temporarily be F.R.E.E on Amazon! Yep you could get my 1st two eBooks for just 99¢ (plus tx) if you play your cards right.

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