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Craig Faris

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Craig is a twenty-nine-time award-winning author of short fiction and plays, including four Best of Issue awards in the 1999, 2000, 2002 and 2003 editions of the South Carolina Writers Workshop anthology. He has been published seventeen times in short fiction, one-act plays and his novel.
Five of his stories have won the South Carolina Carrie McCray Literary Award for Best Short Fiction and his novel, The Spectrum Conspiracy, won Best Novel in 2010. The Spectrum Conspiracy was a finalist (1 of 7) in the 2014, Killer Nashville's Sliver Falchion Award - Attending Author category, and a shortlist finalist in the 2012, 2011 and 2010 William Faulkner Pirates Alley competition. The Spectrum Conspiracy was also a strong contender for in the 2012 Ki
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Craig Faris Demelza and Ross Poldark by Winston Graham, because I think their story is a classic example of how how first love, Elizabeth, isn't always the right…moreDemelza and Ross Poldark by Winston Graham, because I think their story is a classic example of how how first love, Elizabeth, isn't always the right one. Ross never loses his affection for Elizabeth even after she marries his arch rival, and this puts a tremendous strain on his relationship with Demelza, but true love is stronger that fleeting affection.(less)
Craig Faris I try to work on plotting or just a few scenes at a time. Writing a short story is the best medicine I've found. Sometimes you realize that the short…moreI try to work on plotting or just a few scenes at a time. Writing a short story is the best medicine I've found. Sometimes you realize that the short story can be a great introduction into a novel if the plot can expanded into a novel-length presentation without losing its focus.(less)
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The Spectrum Conspiracy

4.21 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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In Harm's Way by Doug Stanton
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Loved it. This book was so engrossing and it really made one feel like he was actually there, treading water for days on end, sunburned, no drinkable water, no food and surrounded by hungry sharks day and night.
It truely is a miracle they were rescu
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In Harm's Way by Doug Stanton
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In Harm's Way by Doug Stanton
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Loved it. This book was so engrossing and it really made one feel like he was actually there, treading water for days on end, sunburned, no drinkable water, no food and surrounded by hungry sharks day and night.
It truely is a miracle they were rescu
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Dead Wake by Erik Larson
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I Loved this Book. Growing up, I had read everything I could about the Titanic disaster and of course had heard of the sinking of the Lusitania in 1915, but I never could find a well written book on that subject... then came Erik Larson, who has quic ...more
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In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson
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This was an interesting story of life in 1933 Germany when Hitler became Chancellor, as told by the then American Ambassador assigned to Germany. As with all of Erik Larson's books, they are full of incredible details as if it were fiction, but his r ...more
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Newt Scamander
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Really Disappointing.

This wasn't a book with a plot line, unlike the movie with the same name. This was very short and was totaly like reading a dictionary or an encyclopedia. But I kept listening, thinking that after we drugged through the definitio
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Isaac's Storm by Erik Larson
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Isaac's Storm by Erik Larson
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One Good Mama Bone by Bren McClain
" She is the next Harper Lee. Or if you prefer suspense thrillers, check out my novel, The spectrum conspiracy. It just won it's 8th literary award "
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