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ridley100

Matt
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Artist // Hobbyist // Traditional Art
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My Bio
Journalist and speculative fiction writer who sometimes draws to visualize his characters and settings. Also enjoys seeing the works of others.

Favourite Visual Artist
Frank Frazetta
Favourite Movies
Tropic Thunder, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Serenity, Dog Soldiers, Lord of the Rings
Favourite TV Shows
True Blood, Game of Thrones
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Genesis, Enya, Katy Perry, Iced Earth, Garth Brooks, Charlie Daniels, CSNY
Favourite Books
The Dark Tower Series, Footfall, Ender's Game, Macbeth, Vortex
Favourite Writers
Stephen King, Larry Bond, Dean Koontz, S.M. Stirling, C.S. Lewis, Carl Sagan
Favourite Games
Warcraft, Starcraft
Favourite Gaming Platform
PC
Tools of the Trade
Desktop computer, notebook
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Although you've seen my artwork posted in the gallery, I've decided based on the principle of comparative advantage to focus on my writing. I've independently published many short stories on Amazon for the Kindle, which you can see here. Fellow Deviant Alex Claw has provided the covers for many of them. If you'd like to see some of my work for free, here's my Viking horror tale "Nicor," courtesy of Heroic Fantasy Quarterly. Enjoy!
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Over the summer, I sold a short story entitled "Coil Gun" to the Kindle anthology DIGITAL SCIENCE FICTION. It was placed in the third anthology, entitled "Pressure Suite," which can be purchased at the following link: http://digitalsciencefiction.com/pressure-suite-digital-science-fiction-anthology-3/ It's set in my alternate-history magnum opus, a timeline in which the Dutch settle southern Africa 200 years earlier and we end up with a Cold War between the United States and a massive white-supremacist state controlling most of the Indian Ocean basin. You can see maps of this world I've made with Paint in my gallery. I hope y'all like th
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Anybody good at drawing Lovecraftian creatures? I've got a short story I've been tinkering with since 2004.  It's the best it's ever been right now, but unfortunately I've run out of places to send it.  I'm considering publishing it as an eBook through Amazon.com. However, that means I'm going to need to handle the cover art myself.  I'd rather delegate that to someone with genuine talent than having something resembling my War of the Worlds fanart on the cover. I'm willing to pay.  If you're interested, post a comment and I'll take a look at your artwork.  There's no guarantee I'll go through with this project, but I'd like to have some o
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Thank you for the watch! ;)
Thank you for faving Robert Baratheon [link] from A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE series.
Thanks for commenting on the Periodic Table of Storytelling (ever so long ago), ~ridley100! I'm just now finding time to go through the rest of my replies. At any rate, I'm really glad you enjoyed it, and I hope it made your day a little more fun. :ahoy:
thanks for the fav!!
Thanks for the fave on Isolated Rock
Thanks for the fav! :-)