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Brian Martinez

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Brian Martinez is a science fiction and horror writer. He studied Film at Long Island University, and has been known to watch a John Carpenter flick on repeat until people grow concerned. He lives in New York with his wife Natalia and their pack of dogs.

Martinez is known for numerous apocalyptic works, including A Chemical Fire, The Mountain and The City, and the Bleeders series. He also writes The Vessel, a Space Horror podcast on all major platforms. His works have appeared on screen and in print, as well as on Youtube and in audiobook. He is currently working on The Unseen, a major, multi-character Supernatural Thriller series.

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[image error] I'm very happy to announce that, after a long and unplanned hiatus, space horror podcast The Vessel will be debuting new episodes in March. This has been a long time coming, and I'm grateful to everyone who patiently (and sometimes impatiently) waited for its return. All of your questions, whether posted online, in reviews, or emailed directly to me, kept the engines burning long eno Read more of this blog post »
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Description: A short story about two men who meet in a dive bar: one is old and loud, the other just needs a drink. But who they are outside the bar is the problem. You might enjoy it if you're a fan of Noir or Hard-boiled Fiction.
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“Christopher throws dandelion head after dandelion head into his bag. It's getting heavy now and his fingers are stained from the work but there are still so many left to kill. His biggest mistake is giving them names.”
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“I write differently from what I speak, I speak differently from what I think, I think differently from the way I ought to think, and so it all proceeds into deepest darkness.”
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“I think we ought to read only the kind of books that wound or stab us. If the book we're reading doesn't wake us up with a blow to the head, what are we reading for? So that it will make us happy, as you write? Good Lord, we would be happy precisely if we had no books, and the kind of books that make us happy are the kind we could write ourselves if we had to. But we need books that affect us like a disaster, that grieve us deeply, like the death of someone we loved more than ourselves, like being banished into forests far from everyone, like a suicide. A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us. That is my belief.”
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“The Wise are silent, the Foolish speak, and children are thus led astray.”
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David Fleming Hey Brian! I visited you on Facebook and I hit the 'ole "like" button. I'm sure I'll be seeing you around Goodreads.


message 11: by Gary

Gary Revel Thanks for the add BRIAN:

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My birth in Alabama, youth, high school-Holmes County High School, US Navy Service, music-Hollywood, Memphis, Nashville, Martin Luther King Jr. Assassination Investigation, recording and releasing the single record of the song about the MLK assassination, THEY SLEW THE DREAMER and more.

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message 9: by Simon

Simon Thanks for looking me up, Brian.


Cheryl Glad to be "friends".


message 7: by Ellen

Ellen Maze Hi Brian! How terrific to *meet* you :-)
Ellen C Maze


message 6: by Karen

Karen Gammons Thank you for the friend request, Brian. Have a great weekend.
Karen


Cheryl Thanks for the friend request!


message 4: by Jesse

Jesse Hanson Namaste Brian, I thank you for including me among your friends here. Wishing you the best in all things.
If you have any interest in honest spirituality, distinguihed from religion, I would invite you to have a look at my spiritual allegory, Song of George: Portrait of an Unlikely Holy Man.
Have a fine day, jesse


message 3: by Ed

Ed Rambeau Thanks for your my friend request, Brian. And I happily accept and it's greatly appreciated. If you love a good mystery, and you have either a Kindle, Nook or iBooks, I encourage you to try a sample of my first novel. It's called FORBIDDEN STEPS and it's getting raves and 5 stars across the board. Check out what folks are saying by clicking on the link below, then scroll downward.

http://www.craftweb.org/web/ed/book.html

Also, here's the link to my YouTube promo vid.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4c21_S...

Enjoy and have a wonderful day, Ed


Harlequin Books Hello Brian, it is a pleasure to meet you.


Natalie Thank you. :)


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