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Favorite book: Virgin Planet--Ice Rigger--Forever War
Member Since: May 24, 2007

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Chris_Stevenson

The Girl They Sold to the Moon (Chapter 1--Grand Prize Award Winner)

Book by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Apr 12, 2014
Eighteen-year-old Tilly Breedlove’s father has sold...
Tags:science fiction, ya, dystopian

The War Gate Breaks Out

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Aug 5, 2012
The War Gate is a paranormal thriller with a heavy...
Tags:horror, fiction, fantasy, paranormal, portal, time-travel

The Wolfen Strain Interview

Book Review by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Jul 5, 2012
In a remote compound in Wyoming a geneticist created the...
Tags:horror, wolf, werewolf, wolves

Ink Drop Interview--Chris Stevenson

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Feb 16, 2012
Planet Janitor is a space adventure that follows a...
Tags:fiction, adventure, aliens, science, space

Planet Janitor The Moon is not Enough

Short Story by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Feb 10, 2012
Product Description The Crew of Planet Janitor are...
Tags:science fiction, travel, moon, adventure, aliens, space

THE STORY OF PLANET JANITOR

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Sep 16, 2011
Sometimes Book Ideas Clobber You With A Feather
Tags:travel, fiction, fantasy, fight, aliens, science, flight, space, universe, planet, ship

Planet Janitor Book Review From England

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 23, 2010
A ship of wayward space explorers crash land on a...
Tags:horror, death, fiction, adventure, aliens, science, danger, planets

Chris_Stevenson

PLANET JANITOR ARCS HIT THE ROAD FOR DECEMBER RELEASE

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Sep 22, 2010
Planet Janitor, the hottest SF book to come out of...
Tags:war, fiction, fantasy, aliens, science, ships, ufos

Bitten By Books--Review of Gate Walker

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Jul 12, 2010
Four-star review--Gate Walker, by Bitten By Books.
Tags:romance, travel, fantasy, paranormal, execution, janus

Author Interview--Aurora

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: May 3, 2010
This is my author interview at Aurora, about my private...
Tags:writing, author, interview, publications

Screamcatcher--Chapter 1

Book by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Feb 28, 2010
What happens when an ancient prototype Dreamcatcher gets...
Tags:death, life, nightmare, dream, spirit, indian, catcher

TEN REASONS WHY I LOVE MY SMALL PRESS PUBLISHER

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Feb 19, 2010
ENGAGE BOOKS, A NEW STARTUP PUBLISHER THAT'S GOING PLACES.
Tags:success, publishing, small-press

Gate Walker gets Five-Sun Review at Aurora

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Feb 5, 2010
Gate Walker gets top rating for e-book Review
Tags:horror, love, romance, travel, murder, fantasy, paranormal, betrayal, gods, janus

Author Interview--Chris Stevenson

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Feb 1, 2010
This was an author interview written By David McAfee,...
Tags:writing, rejection, attitude, success, novels, habits

WHAT'S HAPPENED TO URBAN FANTASY?

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
Has urban fantasy derailed?
Tags:death, fantasy, dark, urban

WHAT'S HOT IN GENRE FICTION

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
What are the leading genre trends at this time?
Tags:hot, success, genre, trends, topics

PUBLISHING FRAUD (WARNING: RANT)

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
Mad about some of the junk that's getting published out...
Tags:fraud, copied, hype, derrivative

EDITING THAT NOVEL

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
How do you edit your novel? How far do you go?
Tags:grammar, editing, drafts, polishing, revising

HAVE WE SEEN THE DEMISE OF THE ADVANCE?

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
Has POD publishers ruined the advance? Are the larger...
Tags:publishing, pod, cheap, advance, print-on-demand

ABANDONING YOUR BOOK?

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
Thinking about trunking your novel? Think again.
Tags:faith, hope, attitude, positive, finishing

MY MARKETING EFFORTS

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
How a writer might self-promote, or lauch their book on...
Tags:marketing, success, sales, promotion, reviews, newspapers, ads, numbers, amazon, publicity

MANUSCRIPT BOUNCING--IS IT OKAY?

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
Stuck on one book with writer's block? Head to the next,...
Tags:writing, block, motivation

MOTIVATION

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
How do you keep writing, swamped in a sea of rejection?
Tags:writing, motivation, luck, press, selling, pluck

DOES INTERNET PROMOTION WORK?

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
How to effectively use online/internet sources to promote...
Tags:internet, marketing, spamming, online, sales, promotion, reviews, interviews, amazon

FOR THE AGENTED AMONG US

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
What can agents do for you?
Tags:writing, sales, firing, agents, dropped, sequels

BOOK BUYING HABITS

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
Who is buying books and why? Where is the best place to...
Tags:internet, books, sales, customers, purchasing, word-of-mouth

GUERRILLA WARFARE FOR WRITERS

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
Some tips and tricks for the struggling writer.
Tags:struggling, writer, tricks, tips

THE UPHILL CLIMB FOR THE MALE WRITER

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
What is the male writer facing today in the publishing...
Tags:loss, thriller, male, writer, female-centric

SMALL PRESS DISTRIBUTION WOES

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
What can POD small press do for you today? The question...
Tags:pod, press, publisher, advance, distribution, qualify, majors

THINKING ABOUT GIVING UP?

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
If you're thinking about trashing your book or giving up...
Tags:faith, hope, writing, negative, positive, quitting, agents, publication

Future School

Short Story by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 23, 2009
College is a lot dumber in the future than we realized....
Tags:future, language, clueless, frustration, dumb, college, students, idiots

Valley of the Mastodons

Book by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 23, 2009
This was the discovery of the huge ice age animal in...
Tags:earth, discovery, bison, giants, mammals, valley, camels, ancient, dinosaurs, prehistoric, megafauna

Canadian National Interview

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 23, 2009
My interview with the Canadian National Newspaper re: a...
Tags:love, fantasy, fight, forbidden, destiny, goddess, luck, lady, dice

Thirteen Questions for Chris Stevenson

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 23, 2009
Interview about my writing life.
Tags:writing, struggling, novels, habits

Celluloid Dreams

Novel by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 23, 2009
A lonely security guard stumbles upon a hidden vault on...
Tags:film, movies, ghosts, act, stage, celebrities

Hang a Left at Aldeberan

Novel by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 23, 2009
A space crew must warn an alien race that a rubble pile...
Tags:death, world, aliens, creature, save, extinction, asteroid, sponge

The Omega Wars

Novel by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 23, 2009
The Planet Janitor crew has just caused an earth invasion...
Tags:war, fight, military, aliens, invasion, destroy, planet, extinction

Earth Angel

Novel by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 23, 2009
Our heroine loses an eye in a tragic car-jacking. When...
Tags:angels, killer, demons, cops, reapers

Word Wars

Novel by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 23, 2009
The future is not so bright, especially when you're not...
Tags:colors, future, search, dumb, reader, incoherent

Once Upon a Goddess

Novel by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 23, 2009
Our hero has no idea what's happened to him, and why he's...
Tags:pain, fate, destiny, goddess, luck, lady, robbery, hooker, dice

Dispossessed Incorporated

Novel by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 23, 2009
A childless couple have just gotten into an argument over...
Tags:love, death, future, fantasy, ghosts, past, hippies, gangsters, whores, timetravel, resurection

Planet Janitor--Custodian of the Stars

Novel by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 23, 2009
Half of the Planet Janitor crew just got off a mapping...

The Lupus Strain

Novel by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 23, 2009
A Paleontologist and a DNA scientist discover something...

Gate Walker

Novel by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 21, 2009
Tag Line: Through a miraculous conception, Avalon...
Tags:horror, death, thriller, romance, magic, fiction, fantasy, sex, dark, supernatural, paranormal

Chris_Stevenson

News Release--Gate Walker hits the Marketplace

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 5, 2009
PREORDER/ORDER GATEWALKER AT AMAZON.COM--HELP ME...
Tags:death, revenge, romance, life, magic, time-traveler

Writing Portfolio

Review--The Girl They Sold to the Moon

Book Review by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Jun 11, 2014
This was an ARC review of my YA dystopian novel as it...

The Girl They Sold to the Moon (Chapter 1--Grand Prize Award Winner)

Book by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Apr 12, 2014
Eighteen-year-old Tilly Breedlove’s father has sold...

The War Gate Breaks Out

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Aug 5, 2012
The War Gate is a paranormal thriller with a heavy...

The Wolfen Strain Interview

Book Review by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Jul 5, 2012
In a remote compound in Wyoming a geneticist created the...

Ink Drop Interview--Chris Stevenson

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Feb 16, 2012
Planet Janitor is a space adventure that follows a...

Planet Janitor The Moon is not Enough

Short Story by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Feb 10, 2012
Product Description The Crew of Planet Janitor are...

THE STORY OF PLANET JANITOR

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Sep 16, 2011
Sometimes Book Ideas Clobber You With A Feather

Planet Janitor Book Review From England

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 23, 2010
A ship of wayward space explorers crash land on a...

PLANET JANITOR ARCS HIT THE ROAD FOR DECEMBER RELEASE

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Sep 22, 2010
Planet Janitor, the hottest SF book to come out of...

Bitten By Books--Review of Gate Walker

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Jul 12, 2010
Four-star review--Gate Walker, by Bitten By Books.

Author Interview--Aurora

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: May 3, 2010
This is my author interview at Aurora, about my private...

Screamcatcher--Chapter 1

Book by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Feb 28, 2010
What happens when an ancient prototype Dreamcatcher gets...

TEN REASONS WHY I LOVE MY SMALL PRESS PUBLISHER

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Feb 19, 2010
ENGAGE BOOKS, A NEW STARTUP PUBLISHER THAT'S GOING PLACES.

Gate Walker gets Five-Sun Review at Aurora

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Feb 5, 2010
Gate Walker gets top rating for e-book Review

Author Interview--Chris Stevenson

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Feb 1, 2010
This was an author interview written By David McAfee,...

WHAT'S HAPPENED TO URBAN FANTASY?

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
Has urban fantasy derailed?

WHAT'S HOT IN GENRE FICTION

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
What are the leading genre trends at this time?

PUBLISHING FRAUD (WARNING: RANT)

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
Mad about some of the junk that's getting published out...

EDITING THAT NOVEL

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
How do you edit your novel? How far do you go?

HAVE WE SEEN THE DEMISE OF THE ADVANCE?

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
Has POD publishers ruined the advance? Are the larger...

ABANDONING YOUR BOOK?

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
Thinking about trunking your novel? Think again.

MY MARKETING EFFORTS

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
How a writer might self-promote, or lauch their book on...

MANUSCRIPT BOUNCING--IS IT OKAY?

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
Stuck on one book with writer's block? Head to the next,...

MOTIVATION

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
How do you keep writing, swamped in a sea of rejection?

DOES INTERNET PROMOTION WORK?

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
How to effectively use online/internet sources to promote...

FOR THE AGENTED AMONG US

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
What can agents do for you?

BOOK BUYING HABITS

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
Who is buying books and why? Where is the best place to...

GUERRILLA WARFARE FOR WRITERS

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
Some tips and tricks for the struggling writer.

THE UPHILL CLIMB FOR THE MALE WRITER

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
What is the male writer facing today in the publishing...

SMALL PRESS DISTRIBUTION WOES

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
What can POD small press do for you today? The question...

THINKING ABOUT GIVING UP?

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 24, 2009
If you're thinking about trashing your book or giving up...

Future School

Short Story by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 23, 2009
College is a lot dumber in the future than we realized....

Valley of the Mastodons

Book by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 23, 2009
This was the discovery of the huge ice age animal in...

Canadian National Interview

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 23, 2009
My interview with the Canadian National Newspaper re: a...

Thirteen Questions for Chris Stevenson

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 23, 2009
Interview about my writing life.

Celluloid Dreams

Novel by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 23, 2009
A lonely security guard stumbles upon a hidden vault on...

Hang a Left at Aldeberan

Novel by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 23, 2009
A space crew must warn an alien race that a rubble pile...

The Omega Wars

Novel by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 23, 2009
The Planet Janitor crew has just caused an earth invasion...

Earth Angel

Novel by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 23, 2009
Our heroine loses an eye in a tragic car-jacking. When...

Word Wars

Novel by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 23, 2009
The future is not so bright, especially when you're not...

Once Upon a Goddess

Novel by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 23, 2009
Our hero has no idea what's happened to him, and why he's...

Dispossessed Incorporated

Novel by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 23, 2009
A childless couple have just gotten into an argument over...

Planet Janitor--Custodian of the Stars

Novel by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 23, 2009
Half of the Planet Janitor crew just got off a mapping...

The Lupus Strain

Novel by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 23, 2009
A Paleontologist and a DNA scientist discover something...

Diane Nine and the Fusion Machine ( A female Iron Man in disguise)

Novel by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 23, 2009
Diane Nine is proactive about finding Mr. Right....

Gate Walker

Novel by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 21, 2009
Tag Line: Through a miraculous conception, Avalon...

News Release--Gate Walker hits the Marketplace

Article by Chris Stevenson
Posted: Dec 5, 2009
PREORDER/ORDER GATEWALKER AT AMAZON.COM--HELP ME...



PUBLICATION HISTORY

 

BOOK CREDITS:

 

Auto Repair Shams and Scams (Forward--Ralph Nader), 1990, Price Stern & Sloan, Los Angeles--226 pages, non-fiction, consumer warning and repair book.

Garage Sale Mania, 1988, Betterway Publications, Crozet, Virginia--190 pages, non-fiction—1988.

Word Wars, a SF novel, to Rain Publishing, Canada—May, 2007.

Once Upon a Goddess, a Fantasy novel, to Rain Publishing, Canada—January, 2008

Planet Janitor—Custodian of the Stars, a SF novel sold to Engage Books, May 2009

Gate Walker, a Paranormal Fantasy, sold Lyrical Press—January, 2009.

The Wolfen Strain, a fantasy thriller sold to LBF Books, February 2009

The War Gate, a paranormal romance/thriller by Pen and Press August 2012

The Gril They Sold to the Moon--SF dystopian, sold to Intrigue Publishing

MAGAZINE—SHORT FICTION:

Stellar by Starlight, to Amazing Stories, 1988.

The Lonely Astronaut, to Amazing Stories, 1988.

Temperamental Circuits, to Gordon Linzner of Space & Time, 1989.

Things that go Clump in the Night, to Richard Fawcett of Doppelganger, 1989.

Dance the Macabre and Dance it Well, to Erskine Carter of Ouroborous, 1989.

Future School, to Chris Bartholomew of Static Movement, January 2006.

The Incredible Mr. Dandy, to Not One of Us.

Planet Janitor The Moon is not Enough, to Enage Books, 2012

Other magazine appearances from 1988 to 1991 include, Alpha Adventures, Small Press Writers and Artists Organization and Sycophant.

 

RADIO PLAYS:

The Summit, 15-minute horror play to Night Sounds, Embassy Cassette Inc, Santa Ana, California—1990

Night of the Moa, 13-minute horror play to Night Sounds, Embassy Cassette Inc, Santa Ana, California—1990.

 

AWARDS:

Finalist in the L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Contest, for Temperamental Circuits, 1987.

First place, grand prize winner in the YA novel writing contest, held by Entranced Publishing, for The Girl They Sold to the Moon.

 

JOURNALISM AND ARTICLES

350 newspaper profiles, stories, and interviews to Sunset Publishing, Anaheim, California, appearing in The West Coast Jewish News, The Senior Citizens Reporter, and The Military Review. From 1988 to 1991. I have sold three automotive articles to Dollar Stretcher Magazine, from 12-2-2011 to 2-28-2012.

 

CONTENT AND CLIENT

I have written and published over 1,500 non-fiction automotive, aircraft and watercraft articles for Demand Media Studios. I am a science writer for Xiaoduo Media, for Translantion rights in China.

 

ORGANIZATIONS/POSITIONS:

Served as content editor of Sunset Publication (see above) for three years. Responsible for all writing assignment content, filler and artwork.

President and founder of Heartland Writers Group, Huntington Beach, California, from 1987 to 1991.

 

AGENTS:

Past agent--Richard Curtis Associates, from 1988 to 1991.

Past agent—TriadaUS (Dr. Uwe Stender), from 2005 to August 2009

Present agent—Sara Camilli

 

CURRENT FINISHED BOOKS (AVAILABLE):

Diane Nine and the Fusion Machine, a military espionage thriller.

Valley of the Mastodons, a non-fiction book involving the Ice Age megafauna discoveries in Hemet, California, during the Diamond Valley reservoir dig. Proposal, chapter outline, and 100 pages available upon request

Dispossessed Incorporated, an urban ghost fantasy.

The Omega Wars—SF, apocalyptic alien invasion (Sequel to PJ)

Screamcatcher, A YA fantasy

The Girl They Sold to the Moon, A YA distopian/SF set in the near future.

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