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Duane L. Martin

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Born
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December 03, 1970

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Duane L. Martin began his writing career when he started a classic film review website back in 2002 called B-Movie Central. Two years later, he would go on to create another website called Rogue Cinema, which is a monthly online magazine staffed by a wonderful team of volunteer writers that's devoted to film reviews, articles and interviews with film makers and other industry professionals.

An avid reader, he's been inspired by a wide variety of authors, including Robert Asprin, Jody Lynn Nye, R.A. Salvatore, Ed Greenwood and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. More recently, he's buried himself in the various series of writers like Jennifer L. Armentrout, H.P. Mallory and Amanda Hocking.

His aunt, a published author as well, once gave him a book on crea
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Duane L. Martin Before I started writing the Unseen Things series, I had made several attempts at writing both novels and film scripts, and each time I would hit a br…moreBefore I started writing the Unseen Things series, I had made several attempts at writing both novels and film scripts, and each time I would hit a brick wall of writer's block. I'd stop for a while, thinking that if I just took a break from it, I'd get past it and I could go back to it later. You can guess how well that worked. Once I started writing the series however, I used a different tactic. I just sit down and start typing. There's nothing that can't be changed during the editing and proofreading phase, so if you just start writing and let the story take you wherever it feels like it wants to go, you can get past those writer's block speed bumps. Once you get past that one point, the story itself will lead you in the right direction so you can continue on from there.(less)
Duane L. Martin I think the best thing for me personally was the day that I realized that I'd created a whole universe with its own canon of dimensions, races, scienc…moreI think the best thing for me personally was the day that I realized that I'd created a whole universe with its own canon of dimensions, races, science, background stories, characters, history and everything else that goes into creating a living, breathing universe. I was sitting there writing one day and it really hit me just how much I'd created, and suddenly I felt really awed and proud of what I'd accomplished after having so many failed attempts at writing novels in the past. I guess I just needed to find the right story, and everything just developed from there.(less)
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Origins (Unseen Things, #1)

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Still working, but there’s been some major delays…

Whoever invented polybuteline pipe should be drawn and quartered.  We had yet another hot water leak in our house that went undetected for possibly months.  The whole underside of the house had standing water and was like a sauna.  Our house is now all torn apart while mold issues and reconstruction happens.  We’re also going to have the whole thing replumbed, which we have to pay for ourselves. 

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“Morning sweetheart," he said quietly, thinking it was Sarah who'd kissed him awake. "What time is it? I guess I better get up huh? We've got a long drive ahead of us today."

"From what I hear, you were up quite a bit last night," Tina said, smiling at him sweetly. He opened his eyes then and sat up quickly.

"Oh...hi, uh...good morning. Jeez I'm sorry, I thought you were Sarah," he said quickly. "Wait...you were kissing me again? God Tina, we can't keep doing that. If Sarah finds out...," he said, but he didn't get to finish.

"Sarah already knows," Sarah said, leaning against the door jam with her coffee in her hand, as well as a second cup that she'd brought for him. Jarrod actually fell out of bed he was so shocked by her sudden appearance. It was heartbreaking how incredibly guilty he looked.

"Oh god, sweetie I was asleep, I swear. I didn't do it on purpose," he said quickly.

"Didn't you? You mean you don't enjoy kissing her?" Sarah asked, really enjoying this little game.

"Well, yeah...I mean...oh jeez."

"You're not sure? Maybe you should kiss her again, and then you can decide," Sarah said. Tina just smiled and then pooched her lips out at him.

"Come on you guys, I just woke up. Please don't mess with me, it's too early for that."

"Tell me something," Sarah said. "Who did you have sex with last night?" Jarrod just stood there looking confused.

"Uh...you. You were here for it right?" he said finally.

"Yeah, I was, but it was really Tina you were doing all night, wasn't it? She looked damn good in that outfit, didn't she?"

That did it. Now his face turned beet red and he just stood there, naked and looking incredibly guilty.

"It's ok sweetie, I don't mind...really. Now here, drink your coffee and get ready. We have a big day ahead of us," she said as she handed him his coffee and gave him a kiss.

"Wait...what? God I'm so confused," he said.

"I would be too if I was standing in front of two girls naked with a cup of coffee in my hand. Careful you don't spill it. You might burn something you'll be needing later," Sarah laughed as both her and Tina walked out the door and headed back to the kitchen. Jarrod just stood there in a state of total confusion, wondering what the hell just happened.”
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“Morning sweetheart," he said quietly, thinking it was Sarah who'd kissed him awake. "What time is it? I guess I better get up huh? We've got a long drive ahead of us today."

"From what I hear, you were up quite a bit last night," Tina said, smiling at him sweetly. He opened his eyes then and sat up quickly.

"Oh...hi, uh...good morning. Jeez I'm sorry, I thought you were Sarah," he said quickly. "Wait...you were kissing me again? God Tina, we can't keep doing that. If Sarah finds out...," he said, but he didn't get to finish.

"Sarah already knows," Sarah said, leaning against the door jam with her coffee in her hand, as well as a second cup that she'd brought for him. Jarrod actually fell out of bed he was so shocked by her sudden appearance. It was heartbreaking how incredibly guilty he looked.

"Oh god, sweetie I was asleep, I swear. I didn't do it on purpose," he said quickly.

"Didn't you? You mean you don't enjoy kissing her?" Sarah asked, really enjoying this little game.

"Well, yeah...I mean...oh jeez."

"You're not sure? Maybe you should kiss her again, and then you can decide," Sarah said. Tina just smiled and then pooched her lips out at him.

"Come on you guys, I just woke up. Please don't mess with me, it's too early for that."

"Tell me something," Sarah said. "Who did you have sex with last night?" Jarrod just stood there looking confused.

"Uh...you. You were here for it right?" he said finally.

"Yeah, I was, but it was really Tina you were doing all night, wasn't it? She looked damn good in that outfit, didn't she?"

That did it. Now his face turned beet red and he just stood there, naked and looking incredibly guilty.

"It's ok sweetie, I don't mind...really. Now here, drink your coffee and get ready. We have a big day ahead of us," she said as she handed him his coffee and gave him a kiss.

"Wait...what? God I'm so confused," he said.

"I would be too if I was standing in front of two girls naked with a cup of coffee in my hand. Careful you don't spill it. You might burn something you'll be needing later," Sarah laughed as both her and Tina walked out the door and headed back to the kitchen. Jarrod just stood there in a state of total confusion, wondering what the hell just happened.”
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