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Christopher J. Valin

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Christopher J. Valin is a writer, artist, teacher and historian living in the Los Angeles area with his wife and two children. He has written stories of all kinds since childhood, including novels, short stories, comic books, and screenplays. In 2009, his biography of his 5x great-grandfather, Fortune’s Favorite: Sir Charles Douglas and the Breaking of the Line, was published by Fireship Press. In addition to writing and inking for independent comic book companies and writing screenplays for production companies, Christopher has had numerous short stories published in anthologies such as Beyond the Stars: At Galaxy's Edge, Clockwork & Capes: Superheroes in the Age of Steam and Alt. Chronicles: Legacy Fleet. ...more

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Reading Room: Chronicle Worlds: B-Movie – published by Artie Cabrera & Samuel Peralta

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Book Title: Chronicle Worlds: B-Movie – Future Chronicles, Book 16



Authors: Matthew Stott, Eamon Ambrose, Jessica West, Christopher J. Valin, Stefan Bolz, Daniel Arthur Smith,  Artie Cabrera, Forbes West & S. Elliot Brandis.



Series Editors and Presented By: Artie Cabrera and Samuel Peralta



Editor: Ellen Campbell



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