Jonathan Pongratz

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in Kansas City, Missouri, The United States

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June 2014


Jonathan Pongratz is a writer and author of captivating horror, urban fantasy, and paranormal stories. When he’s not writing, he’s busy being a bookworm, video game junkie, and karaoke vocalist. A former resident of Dallas, he currently resides in Kansas City with his halloween cat Ajax. By day he works magic in finance, by night he creates dark and mesmerizing worlds.

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Jonathan Pongratz Sometimes when I fixate a little too much on one of my stories, I'll get writer's block. When that happens, I switch to work on something else. I have…moreSometimes when I fixate a little too much on one of my stories, I'll get writer's block. When that happens, I switch to work on something else. I have a plethora of undeveloped stories that are just aching to become a reality.

If that doesn't work, I listen to a lot of ambient music or go out and do something new. (less)
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Reaper: A Horror Novella

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I'm an Author on Goodreads!

Hi Everyone,

This is my first blog post on here. I am just so excited about finally becoming an author on Goodreads!

I hope that you will check out my debut novella Reaper as well as my author page. Feel free to ask me any questions. I'm an open book!

Celebrating this small victory today!
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I gave this horror short story three out of five stars. 

Due to this being a short story, I can't tell you too much about the general synopsis, and the short blurb pretty much covers
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