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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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“Never say 'no' to adventures. Always say 'yes,' otherwise you'll lead a very dull life.”
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And once when you look death in the face”
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“I am a poet in deeds--not often in words.”
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