Konn Lavery

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Konn Lavery is a Canadian author who is best known for his Mental Damnation series. The second book, Dream, and YEGman both reached the Edmonton Journal’s top five selling fictional books list. He started writing stories at a very young age while being home schooled. It wasn’t until graduating college that he began professionally pursuing his work with his first release, Reality. Since then he has continued to write works of fiction ranging from horror to thrillers to fantasy.

His literary work is done in the long hours of the night. By day, Konn runs his own graphic design and website development business under the title Reveal Design (www.revealdesign.ca). These skills have been transcribed into the formatting and artwork found within his
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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…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.
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I always fantasized about it since I was a kid, writing fantasy stories.
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Average rating: 4.45 · 56 ratings · 36 reviews · 6 distinct works
Seed Me

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Reality: Part 1 of Mental D...

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Following the re-release of Dream: Part 2 of Mental Damnation in 2017 fall, Fusion is also being re-released. Originally the third Mental Damnation novel was hinted on June 26th through social media. Now the second edition’s manuscript is complete, renamed, and being prepared for release.


Purity: Part Three of Mental Damnation will be out Fall 2018.

Reality’s second edition had a massive overhaul...

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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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François Mauriac
“If you would tell me the heart of a man, tell me not what he reads, but what he rereads.”
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“Suffering is not good for the soul, unless it teaches you how to stop suffering. That is its purpose.”
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“Your own words are the bricks and mortar of the dreams you want to realize. Your words are the greatest power you have. The words you choose and their use establish the life you experience.”
Sonia Choquette

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“Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change.”
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