Brian K. Larson

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Brian was born and raised in Seattle in 1959. He grew up in the town of Mountlake Terrace, a small suburb north of the city. Brian, being the youngest, had two siblings, his eldest brother, Mike and sister, Pam. School was challenging, as Brian suffers with Dyslexia, a learning disability that affects 1 in 15 Americans. That didn’t stop Brian. He was named "bookworm" in school because he always had his nose in a book.

Brian received his MBA in 2010 in Business, now writes for fun, living his lifelong dream of writing science fiction books. He enjoys his off time, with his seventh grade sweetheart, Diana Rose now for going on eighteen years. She has been by his side and continues to supports his writing. Brian says that without her encouragem
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Brian K. Larson In my latest book franchise, Salvage-5, the crew is sent out to discover why the CSMO (Complete Self-Contained Mining Operation), when silent. On this…moreIn my latest book franchise, Salvage-5, the crew is sent out to discover why the CSMO (Complete Self-Contained Mining Operation), when silent. On this year, 2064, Earth's resources are dwindling so the need to venture out to mine the asteroid field for resources becomes common. The technology is believable in this story because I've kept it as realistic as I possible.

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Today, I’ll be discussing what a twist and turn is when plotting. How do the many twists and turns of a science fiction book, change the mission of the protagonist.


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Description: The House of Sö’ has been at war with the Zelinites for nearly a thousand years, and there have been many battles fought, many victories, and costly losses on both sides. The Zelinite struggle for power and control over the home planet of Ackturra is one that cannot be lost for Ackturra has one great treasure that is within the Mountains; the power crystals. These ancient crystals and their secrets are only fully understood by those who are in possession of a power crystal. It is these power crystals, and their essence within that gave Ackturrians their extended life expectancy. The Crystal Mountains have been restricted to everyone, with the exception of the few members of the high council. If a power crystal were to fall into the enemy hands of the Zelinites, the war would surely be lost. Jhahnahkan has returned from the outer rim on a mission to find allies to help them with their failing war with the Zelinites. He has been given the honor of a seat on the high council next to his power hungry and jealous brother. Every council member has taken possession of a power crystal, only found on Ackturra. These power crystals give the user special abilities, but Jhahnahkan senses that there is something about them that doesn’t seem right. Jhahnahkan must discover the hidden secrets in order to overcome the evil that is upon them. Will he uncover the Secret of the Crystal before his evil brother takes over the high council and launches genocide on the Zelinites? Brian Larson dramatically depicts a magical world in this epic story of good versus evil. Join Jhahnahkan in the amazing adventure of Secret of the Crystal. Brian Larson received his master’s in business administration. He works as a regional service technical delivery manager for a large computer manufacturer. His passion for writing gave him the strength to work through his dyslexia to write this novel. Brian lives with his wife, Diana, in the state of Washington. Learn more at http://www.secretofthecrystal.com.
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“probably could, but they fight dirty.” “Not as dirty as my brother fights,” Jhahnahkan stopped and thought real hard for a moment, “I remember! I remember I have a brother!” he exclaimed, “But that is all I remember, and that I took him in a fight recently, It is just a blur...” “Take it easy there mister. You don’t need to get another blow to yer head,” Rex said with a reassuring voice, “If ya are startin’ ta remember things, just sit here and relax for a spell while we wait for Katie to get here.” “I know you are right, but I do not like to see them acting this way. I will deal with them soon.” The two brothers noticed Jhahnahkan looking their way, “Hey! Whatta you lookin’ at?” Chuck yelled across the bar, “Didn’t ya take notice we don’ take kindly to bein’ stared at?” Rex pulled Jhahnahkan close to his mouth, and he whispered, “Now ya done it. We’re in big trouble now.” “Relax Rex, it will be fine,” Jhahnahkan motioned with his hand as he got up and walked over to the Russell brothers. “Yeah, you better come over here so we can whip ya ass all over the floor,” Tim said as he set his pool cue down. Jhahnahkan said no words”
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Terry Drake Thank you for befriending me!


message 16: by Brian

Brian Larson Today started the Kindle Countdown Deals for Secret of the Crystal IV - Forgotten Legacy.

For the next 48 hours, you can purchase book 4 for .99c. But hurry, because on Thursday at 8:00am PDT, the price goes up to 1.99 for another 48 hours.

Please join me in for these savings in celebration of book 5, The Rune being officially released yesterday.

You can find Forgotten Legacy here, http://amzn.com/B00I124W1M

...and I thank you for your support.


message 15: by Brian

Brian Larson To all my UK friends, Book 1 to the series, #SecretoftheCrsytal is now #Free Check it out today :-) http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00F77G29E... … via @AmazonUK


message 14: by Brian

Brian Larson It's been 2 days since my first book, Secret of the Crystal, when Free on Barns & Noble. My rank was over 1 million with my fist release.

The second release that is now FREE, jumped to 121k, then 39k and today it sits at 33,535.

Let's all visit #NOOK and download my free book and see how far this rank can go.

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/secre...

I'm waiting for Amazon to price match, but I understand it may take a few weeks.

Best of all, enjoy the read and be sure to check out book 2 while your there.

Stay tuned, Book 3 is nearing publication.

Brian K. Larson
The Dyslexic Author


message 13: by Brian

Brian Larson Be sure to check out my BIG ANNOUNCEMENT today on my blog: http://www.secretofthecrystal.com/1/p... … #amwriting #SciFi #Books


message 12: by Brian

Brian Larson Secret of the Crystal is on sale.

Paperback now 7.99 + Freeshipping to the US.
eBook .99

visit my web today, http://www.secretofthecrystal.com #Amwriting #SciFi #Books


message 11: by Brian

Brian Larson I finished recording a pod cast about my book, Secret of the Crystal, with Eat, Sleep, Write, hosted by Adam Scull. You can check it out on his website which can be found at http://eatsleepwrite.net/

You can also find his pod cast on iTunes under "New & Noteworthy" or on the web at http://podcastmachine.com/podcasts/15067

Check it out today
Brian


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Sandra Thanks for friending me! :)


message 9: by Charlotte (last edited Jun 28, 2013 01:05PM)

Charlotte Liebel Hello Brian,

Thank you for your friendship. Your book Secret of the Crystal sounds like a well thought-out and interesting story.

Thinking about your achievements and how difficult it was for you in school with dyslexia. Like you, my dyslexia was not discovered early.

Look forward to reading you. Best wishes and success in all you hope to accomplish.

Charlotte M. Liebel / @Sharliebel [Twitter]
http://sharliebelreviews.wordpress.com/


message 8: by Brian

Brian Larson Good news for my UK friends!! Secret of the Crystal will be available in a week or so on http://Amazon.co.uk Stay tuned for more details... #amwriting #ScifiSecret of the Crystal


message 7: by Dean

Dean Blake Thanks for the friendship, Brian! You've got a really inspirational story. Pleasure meeting you.


Selena Blake Thank you so much for the friend request.

Happy reading!

SB


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Saul Tanpepper Hey Brian. Thanks for connecting! Looking forward to bumping into you here on GR!
Saul


message 4: by Bee

Bee Thanks for the invite! Look forward to talking books with you. =)


message 3: by Brian

Brian Larson Necessary part of writing is the editing phase. But sometimes I just feel the life being sucked out of me by energy vampires. I just want to write ;-)


Felicity Brandon Hi Brian, thanks for the friend invite! I look forward to getting to know your work. Cheers, Felicity.


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Brian Larson Secret of the Crystal now available on Amazon for pre-sales. Check it out http://ow.ly/kv6Q6


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