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J. Michael Radcliffe

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An avid reader of science fiction and fantasy novels all my life, I began writing The Guardian's Apprentice in 2002. After eight years of on-again, off-again writing, I finally published my first novel in August 2010. I live in rural Kentucky with my family and our six feline companions. When not acquiring recruits for my wife's ever growing cat army (which are terribly hard to train, by the way), I enjoy spinning stories out of the wisps of magic around me.

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The Call of the Dragons

Following is a new short story I penned earlier this month.  Artwork is by Katerina Romanova.


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THE CALL OF DRAGONS


Thunder echoed in the distance as the rain pelted down, the cold, fat drops of water crashing against the traveler’s cloak.  Tattered and frayed at the edges, one could tell from a distance the cloak and its owner had seen far better days.  Shuffling forward

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J. Michael Radcliffe Abby wrote: "Thanks for the friend request..It's nice to befriend authors..:)"

My pleasure, Abby. I enjoy connecting with fellow readers and authors! :)


Avry15 Thanks for the friend request..It's nice to befriend authors..:)


J. Michael Radcliffe Stacy wrote: "Thanks for adding me as a friend...I am a cat lover also!"

My pleasure! I have four feline writing companions - each with their own peculiar personalities! I've got pics of them over on my website at http://www.theguardiansapprentice.com under the "bio" section.

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Stacy Juba Thanks for adding me as a friend...I am a cat lover also!


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