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J.D. Lakey

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J.D. Lakey was born and raised on the high plains of Montana under an endless sky and as far from civilization as anyone in the twentieth century could get. There she explored the finer nuances of silence and the endless possibilities of the imagination. The stories were always there. The shifting of fortunes finally granted her the time to gather all the stories and give them flesh.

An avid reader of science fiction and comics, she currently lives in San Diego, California where she divides her time between her writing, commuting on the I-5, and spending time with her delightful grandchildren.

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J.D. Lakey walk away from everything until the noise in your head dies and you begin to hear what is hidden in the silence.
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Steve Harvey said it best when he was talking to Jerry Seinfeld in an episode of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. To paraphrase, if you have to take a class to learn how to write, then you are in the wrong profession. Go write. If you have a story, it will write itself.(less)
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Taurok, the last of his people, is ready to die. After his home planet and everyone he loved was destroyed by an usurping army, he pledged his life to fight them until his last breath. Now, the lone survivor of the final battle, he finds himself clinging to life in the ruins of a...

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“How can you forgive so easily?” Megan asked softly. “If Hayrald did not love me, it would be harder. But he does, and that makes up for most things.” Megan”
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“Magic was merely the unknown, a wild thing undefined by logic or reason. By that thinking, surely she was not Bad Luck, but Good, undefined.”
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“What did you learn, Little Father?” Cheobawn asked, catching her breath. The boy scowled at her. “It was not a fair fight. Your magic was stronger than mine.” Cheobawn snorted and jabbed him in the chest with the end of one of her sticks. The boy flinched. “Try again. You lost before you even raised your sticks. Do you know why?” she asked. The boy stared at her sullenly. “Because you forgot that without this black bead in my omeh, I am a Little Mother just like any other Little Mother, flesh and bone, just as you are. Fight the man, not the illusion.”
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