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Eric Kent Edstrom

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Eric is the author of the fantasy series Starside Saga, the YA dystopian series The Scion Chronicles, and the YA sf series Bigfoot Galaxy.

His short stories have been featured in numerous anthologies.

He lives in Wisconsin with his family.


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Tell readers the story is over

Like us novelists, readers want validation.





We want others to confirm our genius.





Readers just want you to confirm that the story is over.





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The validation readers need comes at the end of your story. It’s the scene or scenes following the climax, after the main plot closes.





You must provide a clear signal that the story is over. For good or ill, the adventure is done.

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“Breyona didn’t have to force a laugh. “Fellowship? Who do you think you are? Freedo the hobbit?”
“It’s Frodo,” he said over his shoulder. “And if I was a character from L.O.T.R., I’d obviously by Strider.” Shaking his head, he continued down the trail, mumbling obscenities.
“What is L.O.T.R.?” Shiv asked. “Who is this Freedo?”
Both questions brought exasperated sighs from Bronson. “It stands for Lord of the Rings. Don’t you ever see any movies?”
“Weren’t they books before they were movies?” Em asked.
“They wrote them after,” Bronson said.
Breyona winked at Danny. “That Freedo was hot,” she said loud enough for Bronson to hear. “Even with those dumb-ass furry feet, he’s my kind of cute.”
Bronson threw his hands up. “Frodo. It’s Frodo. And he’s not hot!”
Eric Edstrom, Undermountain

“Welcome to the Scion School.Now,where were you planning to take the Scions?''
The man's mouth clamped tight,though his eyes were wide.
''Don't answer her,''Sensei said.''I want an excuse to shoot you.”
Eric Edstrom, Child of Lies

“I talked to Livy a while ago.''
''Livy?Why were you talking to her?We've been trying to get ahold of you.''
''When Livy calls,I answer.No offense,but you know how she is.'' Vaughan's tone was so matter-of-fact Jacey didn't know what else to say.He was right.Livy did have that effect.”
Eric Edstrom, Child of Lies

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“Breyona didn’t have to force a laugh. “Fellowship? Who do you think you are? Freedo the hobbit?”
“It’s Frodo,” he said over his shoulder. “And if I was a character from L.O.T.R., I’d obviously by Strider.” Shaking his head, he continued down the trail, mumbling obscenities.
“What is L.O.T.R.?” Shiv asked. “Who is this Freedo?”
Both questions brought exasperated sighs from Bronson. “It stands for Lord of the Rings. Don’t you ever see any movies?”
“Weren’t they books before they were movies?” Em asked.
“They wrote them after,” Bronson said.
Breyona winked at Danny. “That Freedo was hot,” she said loud enough for Bronson to hear. “Even with those dumb-ass furry feet, he’s my kind of cute.”
Bronson threw his hands up. “Frodo. It’s Frodo. And he’s not hot!”
Eric Edstrom, Undermountain

“Is it nice, my preciousss? Is it juicy? Is it scrumptiously crunchable?”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit

“But you have so much in common. You're both from strange little backwater planets. You both have odd powers. You're male and she's female. What more do you need? Believe me, buddy, if I were you, I'd go right up there and ask her if she wants to ride on my rancor.”
Dave Wolverton, Star Wars: The Courtship of Princess Leia

“The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth comes again.”
Robert Jordan

“I see you're wearing my suit.You're such a disappointment.You could never fill it.''
“Your disapproval of me,” Humphrey said, “is the best thing I've heard all day.”
Eric Edstrom, Child of Lies

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Eric Birk Thanks for becoming my Goodreads friend.
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