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Author has written 60 stories for Star Wars, House, M.D., Tin Man, Appaloosa, Green Hornet, Avengers, Superman, Spider-Man, Chicago Fire, Beauty and the Beast, and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D..
Various pseudonyms: PeechTao, WinterQuill, Cat
Occupation: Writer, 4th year Veterinary Student
Social Media: I am available on Tumblr, Facebook, and Twitter. Let's be honest though, I only really update the facebook account. If you want more up-to-date news, fan photos, photoshop work, cover art, and sometimes even the layout of the things described in my books, check there. I have glorious photo files to entice your brain.
What I'm doing right now: sitting in the new apartment at 6am, waiting for Avenge Me reviews to come flooding in
Favorite books: A Veiled Threat (Transformers), 20 Years After (3 Musketeers), Jurassic Park, The Lost World, the original Robin Hood, Inkheart, Inkspell and Inkdeath, That Kids on Zoloft (short story), everything by Craig Johnson, Robert Parker's Virgil Cole series
Favorite Comics: Matt Frac all the way with his original Hawkeye series, and his new one. Hawkeye's Blindspot, Breakout, Avengers World, Old Man Logan
Writing background: I've been writing since a very young age. I enjoy the thrill of each written word, not knowing what may spring from my finger tips next. It's an exhilarating sort of drug and I am a terrible addict to it. i love taking a favorite character from book or movie and twisting them into my own demented undertakings at the same time dragging them through my personal trial by fire. I also cannot help but be moved by a good mystery, so I often write them. I have been published many times. Every year my local college magazine comes along and asks for submission and I am never denied my 5-10 winning entries. Usually they are the stories, poems, or photographs I would love to hate, but somehow there is a poor sap reading my work and thinking it is the best load of cow manure next to Robert Frost. Poor, poor humans. I was published for a time on Barns and Noble before I removed the story to make revisions. It turned out too much like a Mary Sue. An unfortunate trap. Since beginning my professional degree, I have changed all of my writing handles to the name Ezra Cross for two reasons. One, I am hoping to finish my revisions and relaunch my original series under my pseudonym and two, i wish to keep a professional anonymity separate from my writing. Ezra has altered looks, the opposite sex, and can be much wittier on paper than I can in person. I look forward to a book signing where they expect a man, a reader approaches my table, and there I sit instead. :) It's the little things in life.
Accessibility: I am VERY open as a writer. I know my grammar is not the best, but after 10 years in higher education, with three of those being in Veterinary school, that tends to fly out the window along with handwriting. (I've discovered that "doctor handwriting" is ingrained in us like a disease we can't cure). However, my grammar is one of the reasons I have two amazing betas perusing my stuff on a cyclic basis. We are only unpaid humans. We miss things. So please, if there is something driving you mad, I really am open to suggestions! I just learned from a wonderful unnamed guest that ((( ." He said))) is incorrect and ((( ," he said)))) is actually appropriate, which is going to alter my writing from here out.
Criticism: No one wants their work shot out of the sky like a rogue jet. I accept all constructive criticism and if I'm in the wrong, heck yeah I will try my hardest to make it right. Please address any critical comments, though, somewhat professionally so I don't end up in a ball on my closet floor thinking oh whoa is me. "Just being honest" is not an excuse to be downright mean.
Reviews: God I love them. I love them in probably an unhealthy way. I totally admit to holding my e-mail hostage till i get a really fat load of emails and binge reading them all at once like a drug high. So yes, dear God yes, review. It's honestly what supports my creative process and without it, i'm not sure what I'd be doing.
Series Currently Posted, in order of serial number,
including all stand alone titles
and "Coming Soon"
Qui-Gon/Obi-Wan Mystery Series
Blood on the Wall
The Wombat's Wife
Saving his Can
Robert Parker's Virgil Cole/Everett Hitch Series
Fire in the Sage (unfinished)
Kelly! Kelly! (unfinished)
THE GREEN HORNET
"Britt Reid Series"
The "Hawkeye Initiative" Series
1 Moments in Mexico
Stand Alone Avenger Series
Friends Check for Bullet Wounds
Stranded: Clint and Steve are trapped in Nazi Germany
Roaring World: Part of my Hawkeye Initiative series, this details the event of Tony being hung by the kree warrior and Clint rescuing him
100 Cuts: Thor wakens to find mysterious injuries sprouting seemingly overnight from a battle he hasn't fought. Somehow, back on Midgard a tortured Hawkeye's wounds are showing up on him. (from a challenge prompt)
The 9 Realms Series: Based in the Nordic legend of the 9 realms of the universe, this sucker is going to be nestled somewhere between Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings. From the War in Jotenheim, to uprisings in Alfheimr, unrest in Midgard, and the Dragons of Uttangard, this will be something of utter legend.
for regular updates, check out the facebook page. any questions be sure to message me!