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David Kempf

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David Kempf has written over fifty short stories, many of which deal with themes of horror fiction. He has won several writing awards including first place in the short story competition of Millersville University’s Lemuria magazine. Two of his short stories were selected in the 2007 publication of The Grackle, his graduate school’s literary magazine. David is featured on two short fiction websites, one American and one British. He holds an M.S. from Chestnut Hill College and a B.A. from Millersville University. Dark Fiction is his first novel. His latest work is the novel Travel Bug which combines dystopian science fiction and horror. His upcoming novel Damned Fiction is a sequel to his first novel. David resides in Dublin, Pennsylvania.

Average rating: 4.2 · 69 ratings · 28 reviews · 7 distinct works
Travel Bug

3.81 avg rating — 26 ratings
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Dark Fiction

4.13 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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Damned Fiction

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The Petsorcist

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The Horror Of It All

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Dark Fiction by David Kempf
"Enthralling! Short stories in a bigger story. Creepy as hell. This one acts on your brain like reading about temporal mechanics. I read his second book DAMNED FICTION first. Read this one first, but read them both they are great!"
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" A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. "
" My name is David and I write horror, science fiction, and erotic murder mysteries. I am proud of my books and my blurbs and I am an acquired taste for ...more "
Damned Fiction by David Kempf
"A beautiful, paralleling short story read. The universe in which this book is written had me reading for hours. Prior to this read, I was reluctant to waste my time on an such an unknown author. The talent of Kempf has changed my perspective on hi..." Read more of this review »
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"This was a read that left me honestly craving more. Between the pages I wanted to go even more in depth with the stories presented. It was like, each little turn and thought provoking strung along sentence was crafted solely to leave readers with..." Read more of this review »
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Majenta Hello, David! Howdy-neighbor greetings from Erie to Perkasie! Happy Easter! Congratulations on your books. Happy reading, writing, and everything else. Have a great new week ahead, and Think Spring! Blessings!
Best wishes from Majenta


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