Amanda Orneck

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Amanda Orneck I step away and do something else. Sometimes a story needs to percolate on the back burner for a while, or sometimes your brain is just looking for th…moreI step away and do something else. Sometimes a story needs to percolate on the back burner for a while, or sometimes your brain is just looking for the right inspiration in order to push through a block. That inspiration comes from outside your genre usually, so I will read other books that aren't fantasy, watch TV shows or play games. All the while I'm thinking about the story I'm writing, but it's in simmer mode. When inspiration hits again, I know it's time to head back to the computer to push the story forward.(less)
Amanda Orneck I think the best thing about being a writer is getting the chance to build worlds that other people can spend time in. I love introducing readers to t…moreI think the best thing about being a writer is getting the chance to build worlds that other people can spend time in. I love introducing readers to the visions I see in my head. If I could paint I would do that, but alas I'm a stick figure artist. Therefore I have to share my imagination in the best way I know how, and that's to write it down.(less)
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A writing plan for the coming year

Deus-Hex-Machina-Cyberpunk-CoverI ended 2016 on a high note writing wise. The entire year had been a wonderful rush of productivity, starting with a call from my publisher to submit a manuscript for a book I was crowdfunding at the time — a book I hadn’t written yet. Some magic person had expressed interest in something called “optioning,” which is a fancy way of saying they wanted to put dibs on any movies or TV shows made usin

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Shadow of the Panther (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
1 chapters   —   updated Dec 21, 2015 09:39AM
Description: A heartbroken former queen must harness her chaotic magical power so she can battle the warped enchantress hunting her.
Deus Hex Machina (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
1 chapters   —   updated Dec 21, 2015 09:39AM
Description: A devout hacker collaborates with a streetwise gang leader to investigate magic in dystopic Orange County.
Shadow of the Owl (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
1 chapters   —   updated Sep 09, 2015 12:39PM
Description: A reluctant princess. A farm girl sharing memories with her dead twin. A predestined orphan. Together they must stop the usurper or perish.

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“May the Code replicate eternal.”
Amanda Orneck, Sister of the Circuit

“Turning his back on the village of Unwin, Chiave lumbered into the forest, barely able to walk under the weight of all he carried.”
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“We live in a magic time, Kanefionn Stoneweaver. Who is to say that it is not you who create these marvels?”
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“In the end, the majority of the group voted to let the wizard live. ”
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