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Christina Lay

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I knew I wanted to be a writer in second grade. I've been writing ever since, and I've had several of my short stories published in anthologies like Ghosts at the Coast and Dead On Demand. My first novel, Death is A Star, was released by IFD Publishing in 2013 and in 2017 my novella, Symphony of Ruin, hit the shelves. I've won a handful of awards, including first place in the Rupert Hughes Writing Competition at the Maui Writers Conference, First Place in the Authors' Venue Novel Competition at their conference in Lake Tahoe, 2nd Place in the Writers' Digest Short Story Contest, First Place in LaBelle Lettre's Mystery Short Story Contest, and I was a runner up in the PNWA Novel competition. I maintain my secret identity by working as a book ...more

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My short story, The Monster Within, is up on Amazon for free until 2/24/18! This is the first story I wrote about Marek and Remy, and it gives a glimpse into the world that inspired my novella, Symphony of Ruin. If you’d like a sample before committing to an entire book, now’s your chance. And on the flip side, if you enj...

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