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Melissa Dominic

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in North Bergen, New Jersey, The United States




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February 2010


Melissa Dominic: historian of places that don’t exist. Genre-splicing speculative fiction author, An unlikely thirty year old who lives in a retirement community just north of Miami, Florida.

She likes all manners of things falling apart and decayed, blood, guts, and gore and cold city streets. She likes rampant emotions, disillusions of the future, and the sound of insects in the night. She writes literary cyberpunk, super future noirs and map making adventures in the post-apocalypse.

Melissa Dominic does not review books, nor jots down what she is currently reading or has read here.




Last week I turned 31.

It wasn’t the worst thing ever. Honest.

I spent it with my beautiful girlfriend and my amazing family and my great friends. My mother got me a pile of macarons to count as a cake and the sweet girl at the local taco place gave me free dessert with our dinner. I couldn’t have asked for more.

The thing with turning 31, though, for me, has been really pinpointing who I am af...

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“The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel.”
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“Nothing of me is original. I am the combined effort of everyone I've ever known.”
Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters

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“Are you kidding? That guy was a mystery wrapped in an enigma and crudely stapled to a ticking fucking time bomb. He was either going to hit somebody or start a blog.”
Lev Grossman, The Magicians

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“The street finds its own uses for things.”
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T.S. Eliot
“We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time.”
T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets

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