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Lindsay Schopfer

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Lindsay Schopfer is the award-winning author of The Adventures of Keltin Moore, a series of steampunk-flavored fantasy novels about a professional monster hunter. His second Keltin Moore novel, Into the North, won first place in the OZMA Award for Fantasy as part of the Chanticleer International Book Awards. He also wrote the sci-fi survivalist novel Lost Under Two Moons and the short story collection Magic, Mystery and Mirth.

Lindsay’s short fiction has also appeared in Merely This and Nothing More: Poe Goes Punk from Writerpunk Press and Unnatural Dragons from Clockwork Dragon. His nonfiction includes a series of articles for ParentMap Magazine on his experience of being a first-time father of twins.

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Lindsay Schopfer I always try to analyze why I'm struggling to write so that I can deal with the root problem. Often, I find that my problems stem from a lack of knowl…moreI always try to analyze why I'm struggling to write so that I can deal with the root problem. Often, I find that my problems stem from a lack of knowledge about my subject. I find that specific research on some element of the scene I'm writing helps me focus, gives me a clearer idea of what I can and can't include in the scene, and sometimes even gives me ideas of new ways to take the story.

When research isn't the answer, I usually take a short break from my writing to recharge my emotional batteries. Whether it's going for a walk, playing a game, reading, or hanging out with friends and family, I find that stepping away from the problem is more effective than chaining myself to my computer until I get through it. Of course, the key is to come back to the writing later, but usually the flood of ideas that I get is enough motivation to bring me back. (less)
Lindsay Schopfer For me, writing is all about playing make-believe. It's about creating worlds, characters, and adventures that I enjoy and then presenting them in a f…moreFor me, writing is all about playing make-believe. It's about creating worlds, characters, and adventures that I enjoy and then presenting them in a fashion that allows other people to enjoy them too. The fact that I get to share in these fantasies together with my readers while also making a living at it is by far the best thing about being a writer. (less)
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The Beast Hunter (The Adven...

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Lost Under Two Moons

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Into the North: A Keltin Mo...

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Magic, Mystery and Mirth

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I'm Moving my Blog

I've been intending to transfer my blog to my official website for a while now. This will make it easier for me to manage the blog, as well as make my articles and features easier to access for fans. I'll leave this blog up for now so that people can still read the past articles, but all future articles will be appearing at the following location:

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Dangerous Territory by Lindsay Schopfer
"Dangerous Territory came at a great time for me. I needed an entertaining read with heart, and Schopfer delivered. Keltin may hunt monsters, but his commitment to family, honesty and living a just life precludes everything. In fact, it's the drive th" Read more of this review »
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