Konn Lavery

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Konn Lavery is a Canadian author whose work has been recognized by Edmonton’s top five bestseller charts and by reviewers such as Readers’ Favorite, and Literary Titan.

He started writing stories at a young age while being homeschooled. After graduating from graphic design college, he began professionally pursuing his writing with his first release, Reality. He continues to write in the thriller, horror, and fantasy genres.

He balances his literary work along with his own graphic design and website development business. His visual communication skills have been transcribed into the formatting and artwork found within his publications supporting his fascination of transmedia storytelling.

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Konn Lavery The best thing is coming up with wild ideas and finding ways to make them convincing. It's having the ability to make the reader think differently whi…moreThe best thing is coming up with wild ideas and finding ways to make them convincing. It's having the ability to make the reader think differently while reading so it puts them out of their regular thought patterns.(less)
Konn Lavery I always fantasized about it since I was a kid, writing fantasy stories.
It didn't really hit me until after college in 2011 when I decided to do it pr…more
I always fantasized about it since I was a kid, writing fantasy stories.
It didn't really hit me until after college in 2011 when I decided to do it professionally. Since then I've been navigating through the industry.(less)
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Unsubscribing from an Increasingly Subscription-Based World

Sometimes I blog about topics that aren’t about writing, like the design posts or the Texting or Email for Work? post. The following is the result of the trial run I conceived in November 2019 and started in January 2020. The test involved unsubscribing from an increasingly subscription-based world. In today’s age, we see a massive increase in micro-transactions, monthly services, recurring paymen

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Mental Damnation: Reality (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: Follow the footsteps of a young reptilian named Krista, whose people have been banished to the underworld by man. She and her friend, Darkwing, fight for survival as their society's leaders are corrupted by an unnatural illness known as Mental Damnation. The fallen leaders take a bizarre interest in Krista's innocence, attempting to infect her with the disease and take her to the nightmarish realm known as Dreadweave Pass.

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The White Hand, A Rutherford Manor Novel by Konn Lavery
"Wow! From the cover design, you know this will be a chilling book!

The characters literally leaped off the page in "The White Hand"! Rutherford Manor, as a home, houses the Flesher and the Savidge families, both depraved and dark lineages that lean t" Read more of this review »
The White Hand, A Rutherford Manor Novel by Konn Lavery
"Good read, can tell things where researched in depth. My only complaint is the owls claws would be Talons instead. Other then that it was fantastic."
Reality by Konn Lavery
"I enjoyed this story very much so. It had a well-thought out premise with plenty of extremely interesting characters. The main character was increasingly fascinating and I never found myself wanting to quit reading the story. I finished it all rather" Read more of this review »
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