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Ken Hughes

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Ken Hughes lives in Los Angeles and has worked as a technical writer for missions to Mars and the governing body of the Internet (ICANN). He writes paranormal thrillers and urban fantasy, and has been known to argue over the difference between the two in his blog, www.KenHughesAuthor.com.

His novel Shadowed was nominated for a Global Ebook Award. The series he’s launching with the upcoming The High Road is meant to prove one thing: how writing a thrilling cliff-hanger for heroes who can fly takes writing to a whole new level. (Don’t get him started on puns.)

How strong is strong?


How much power does a hero need, or a villain? It’s a question that I never get tired of looking at, both reading and writing… especially since I think many people look at the wrong side of it.


Hero versus villain! One man bringing the truth to a hostile world, or one woman facing a dragon! The thrilling power of one expose, or one punch, or weapon, or army—it’s easy for a w...

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Shadowed

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Most thoughts still apply. Sanderson still knows how to build a story, and he plays with his magic and how it works more than almost anyone. :)
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