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Dan Padavona

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July 21, 1968

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Author of Crawlspace, The Face of Midnight, and Storberry.

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When you read one of my books I hope you feel like you are sitting around a campfire with me at midnight.

I was born and raised in Cortland, NY, not far from the Finger Lakes region. Today, I live outside of Binghamton, NY, with my wife Terri, and our two children.

I have been an avid reader for as long as I can remember, mainly fantasy and horror. If you happen upon me, you'll probably see that I am reading Brian Keene, Richard Laymon, J.K. Rowling, Jack Ketchum, or one of the many authors who have so enriched my life with their ability to tell a good tale.

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Dan Padavona Begin writing. Immediately. Do not wait for inspiration to hit you like a bolt of lightning from the blue.

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Begin writing. Immediately. Do not wait for inspiration to hit you like a bolt of lightning from the blue.

Nor should you wait until X Course or Y Workshop has been completed. If you truly want to write, you must begin now.

I advocate reading and writing for a combined 3 hours per day as a minimum. At least 1 hour of this time should be spent writing. On good days, I like to write for 2 hours and read for 2 or more hours. Stay committed. I wrote Storberry from the passenger seat of a Prius on our family vacation to South Carolina, I wrote from the hotel room, and between graveyard shifts. If you truly want it, there will be nothing that can stand in your way.

It is only through this daily ritual that you will begin to write simile freely, construct visual descriptions, and find your voice. Never be discouraged by rough starts. Keep writing and reading, writing and reading, and you will soon progress beyond your expectations.(less)
Dan Padavona I am currently working on a short story which I intend to make available to Kindle users in the middle of September. While somewhat related to my…moreI am currently working on a short story which I intend to make available to Kindle users in the middle of September. While somewhat related to my novel, Storberry, it takes a much different approach. If you enjoyed Storberry, I think you will have fun with the forthcoming short story.(less)
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Storberry

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Crawlspace: Dark Gory Horror

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The Face of Midnight

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The Island: Tales of Terror

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