David Bruns

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David grew up on a small farm in the mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania. He got his undergraduate degree at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, and spent the next 6 years as an officer in the US Navy submarine force chasing the Russians at the end of the Cold War. After leaving the Navy, David spent the next few decades in the high-tech sector until he decided to chuck it all and start over as a writer.

A self-confessed travel junkie, he and his family have visited over two dozen different countries in Asia, North America and Europe. Today, he lives in the middle of the United States with his family.

Once upon a time I was a US Navy submarine officer. Those six years on active duty were packed with experiences that I mine every day in my life as a writer. Surprisingly, I’ve written very few submarine stories—until now.

My short story “Fathom the Ocean, Deep and Still” is in the latest issue of Compelling Science Fiction magazine. It’s a futuristic tale about an underwater, bio-engineered ci...

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message 7: by Rusty (last edited May 07, 2014 03:05PM)

Rusty Nugent Hello There,

Merry Meet. Hopefully, we will become great buddies. I am an 42 year old southern gentleman author. I am working on my third novel. It's an paranormal, horror, adventure, magical, romantic, urban, dark fantasy book series, named Moonwarriors: Guardians of the Night. Come by and we'll chat, leave a comment.

Until Next Time . .


message 6: by Beth

Beth Lyon Barnett Thanks for being my friend. I'm fairly new to GR so it will take awhile to get up to speed. Any tips will be must appreciated. Beth L Barnett


message 5: by Sara

Sara Hemenway Thank you for the friend request! Always good to meet more Michael J. Sullivan fans. :D


Kalliope Thank you for accepting my friends request, David... Now (I was in a handheld) I see that you are an author and that your book has good reviews from common friends.


Gloria Thank you for the friend request, David. Lynne spoke so highly of your book.


message 2: by Kris

Kris Thanks so much for the friend request, David. I'm looking forward to reading your book. I've heard great things about it from a friend! :)


message 1: by Scott

Scott Marlowe Thanks for the add, David. Good luck with your writing.


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