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Mark Matthews

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in York, PA., The United States


J.R.R. Tolkien, David Eddings

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October 2013


As a teenager I wrote short stories for pleasure. They were mainly a form of relaxation. It was during this time my own style began to slowly develop and come through.

The story behind my latest book concerns Barrett and his mismatched companions that must save the world from an imprisoned evil god and his demon horde who shall be released from their Outerworld prison if the evil sorceress Basath has her way.

Some readers, and even other authors, say fantasy writers are traditionally narrow minded in their stories. We are blamed for constantly re-doing the basic 'good vs. evil' plot. However, I believe that is what fantasy is all about. Usually, it involves swords, sorcery, creatures of various kinds, and adventure. Often times you'll find ro

Average rating: 4.38 · 16 ratings · 12 reviews · 5 distinct works
The Protector (The Outerwor...

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I wanted to throw a quick note out to all my old friends, and those who have done me the honor of joining recently.

Your following and friendship is appreciated and I wanted to let you know.

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Rising Fang has an interesting story, but what slows the book down from becoming great is the simplistic language. The writing needs work and it makes the book difficult to read on an adult level. It may have success as a YA read though.

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" Name: Mark Matthews
Book Title:The Calling : Chronicles of the Careen, Book One
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" I would love to have some reviews for my debut YA Fantasy novel. The Calling : Chronicles of the Careen, Book One is out now.

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