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Gene Desrochers

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Gene is a noir novelist and writer based in Los Angeles, California. He hails from the U.S. Virgin Islands and takes much of his inspiration from Caribbean culture and island life. His short stories have been published in various digital and print magazines, such as The Short Fiction Collective, Beyond Imagination Digital Literary Magazine, and Prolific Press. His screenplay, Lost in Paradise, was a finalist in the StoryPros Screenplay Awards Drama category in 2010. 10 Past Midnight, co-written with Christian Webb, was a semi-finalist in the 2014 StoryPros International Awards Contest. He is signed with Acorn Publishing LLC, an imprint based in San Diego, California.

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Gene Desrochers I keep writing even if it's bad and that happens all the time.
Gene Desrochers Exploring new worlds and then fleshing them out so I can bring that world to others to experience. It's special to take something from my head and…moreExploring new worlds and then fleshing them out so I can bring that world to others to experience. It's special to take something from my head and manifest it in the world.(less)
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Gene finished 2nd in the annual competition with a 1,000 pound prize. Gene’s piece told the story of his family’s trip to Peru in 2017. The full story can be seen here: The Spiritual Land of Peru.

Special thanks to the.travel.awards judges and a nod to my fellow writers who finished in the top 3: Chris Watts (winner) and Sara Moore (3rd).

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