Chris Philbrook

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About Chris Philbrook

I am the creator and author of Tesser: A Dragon Among Us as well as Elmoryn's The Kinless Trilogy, Colony Lost and Adrian's Undead Diary.

I've gone to a LOT of college. I've got a Business degree as well as a Psychology degree, and I've done the full program at the school of hard knocks. I've been a printing press operator, bouncer, purchasing agent, bodyguard, customer service representative, mental health counselor, and more. I can write about weird shit because I've done weird shit. Trust me.

I call the wonderful state of New Hampshire my home, but I love to travel. I love to read, write, play role playing games, miniatures games, video games, and Magic: The Gathering. When I find the time to be active, I like to hik
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Chris Philbrook I've read a few, but the only one that really affected me was On Writing by Stephen King. Lots of just, really good advice about writing, and how much…moreI've read a few, but the only one that really affected me was On Writing by Stephen King. Lots of just, really good advice about writing, and how much work it is, and how dedicated you need to be. It's also a good 'life advice' book, and I recommend it to folks who simply want a good read.(less)
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The Phone is here.

The invaders came down to Earth in their ships, and multi-legged battle armor and we had no way to stop them from taking the water. The war was over in days.

Now, those left behind eke out a parched existence in the scorched rubble, avoiding the hunter-killer teams of monsters as they scour Earth for whatever they deem valuable.

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“We sleep safely at night because rough men stand ready to visit violence on those who would harm us.”
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“courage is not the lack of fear, but the will and fortitude to do what is necessary in spite of that fear.”
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Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
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Dark Recollections by Chris Philbrook
2013, 268 pages, average GR rating 4.37
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Dale Thele Chris, thank you for accepting my friend request.
I've downloaded and look forward to reading Dark Recollections.
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