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James Kirst

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Monterey, CA, The United States
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James Kirst lives in the Evergreen State in a humble little abode within the forested city of Dupont. There, he earned his Master’s Degree at the University of Washington. Commuting up north to Tacoma, he has worked as a senior programmer and software development lead for almost ten years.

With a borderline obsessive interest in the paranormal, James has conducted intensive study into the subject. To that end, he has visited some of the most haunted places in the United States including Salem, the LaLaurie Mansion of New Orleans, and his personal favorite, the Shanghai Tunnels of Portland, Oregon.

As an avid fan of mystery both in fiction and in real life, he has done extensive research into police procedurals, the machinations of detective w
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James Kirst Mostly by reading. I think for me it's relatively easy to deal with writer's block because I am interested mostly writing about the supernatural and t…moreMostly by reading. I think for me it's relatively easy to deal with writer's block because I am interested mostly writing about the supernatural and the paranormal as well as mysteries and there is a plethora of folktale and mystery stories to draw from. Those tend to be relatively popular in film as well so it provides me with a lot of ideas I can use in my tales.
Also, http://www.writersdigest.com/prompts is a good resource for writing prompts. A lot of ideas on that page could be used for your future novels.(less)
James Kirst I like taking people on a journey. I like the process of taking ideas that are in my head and placing them on paper. I like to consider myself an arti…moreI like taking people on a journey. I like the process of taking ideas that are in my head and placing them on paper. I like to consider myself an artist. My ideas and more literally my fingers are my paintbrush and my word processor is my canvas. I like the creative process as a whole, from the germination of my idea to the people I touch and inspire through my work. As trite as it sounds, everything about being a writer is a satisfying experience.(less)
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Magic Once Removed

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Ghosts are Assholes

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  Hello everyone! Welcome to my page! This is the welcome page for James Kirst’s Short Story and Novel page, aka James Kirst’s Short Story Emporium and Creativity Outlet. If you’re here, perhaps you’d be interested in finding out about the novels I wrote, Ghosts are Assholes, Magic Once Removed, and The Crumbling World. If […]

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