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Nathan Yocum

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Nathan L. Yocum is an author, teacher, and entrepreneur living on the Big Island of Hawai'i. His novels, The Zona, Automatic Woman, and The Strong Brain are available through Curiosity Quills Publishing.

He is also the editor-in-chief of SpecLit Masters Magazine and has short stories featured in Writers on the Wrong Side of the Road, Lamplight Dark Fiction Quarterly (Issue #1), Curiosity Quills Primetime, and Curiosity Quills After Dark.

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The Zona

3.30 avg rating — 267 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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Automatic Woman

3.67 avg rating — 118 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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The Strong Brain

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"Is this what steampunk is? Quasi-sci-fi set in the not-too-distant past, with an improbably high number of historical cameos? All right, I can get behind that.

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"Is there a genre called "steampunk noir?" This would fit nicely in that niche with its springs, gears, pendulums, Queen Victoria and the strangest P.I. in a long while. Jacob "Jolly" Fellows is a "thief-catcher." He is big (tall and fat) man with..." Read more of this review »
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After Dark by A.W. Exley
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" Steampunk is my favorite genre to write within. This makes sense given my Victorian sensibilities and tinkerers' fetish for machinery.

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“The burden of genius is not the labor of our endeavors but in sharing the world with fools who don't know they are fools. Mark my words, the pseudointellectual will be the death of us all.”
Nathan Yocum, Automatic Woman

“Church and God ain't the same thing. From what I know, God's perfect. The Church makes mistakes... God's about order, Church is about power, as best as I can figure, to be against one is not to be against the other.”
Nathan Yocum, The Zona

“What brings you to our gorgeous, God-given paradise, our Eden of monsters and half-men?”
Nathan Yocum, The Zona

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“Lead looked to his hand and saw sparkling chunks of glass in the cracks of the road. He saw ants running around the cracks, infinitely small. His blood ran into the cracks, creating rivers for the industrious ants to perplex over. Lead smiled at the creatures, for he understood that there is no difference between them and us in their wanderings and labor.”
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“The burden of genius is not the labor of our endeavors but in sharing the world with fools who don't know they are fools. Mark my words, the pseudointellectual will be the death of us all.”
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“Fortune smiles at a man on occasion, but misfortune rains down from on high with fury and volume. My dad used to say that.”
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“Good people will outlast the rule of the Church. No rule of law lasts for long, and there is nothing that can wholly destroy the good and evil that lives in man. It's ours to own for the duration of time and whatever exists beyond.”
Nathan Yocum, The Zona

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