Author Archives: RJ Crayton

About RJ Crayton

RJ Crayton is a former journalist who now writes fiction. She's reported for the Kansas City Star and Wichita Eagle, as well as the smaller publications Education Technology News and Campus Crime. She has two published novels, Life First and Second Life and blogs for Indies Unlimited and the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies. For exclusive content and first looks at her new work, sign up for the newsletter at http://rjcrayton.com/subscribe.

Truth is Stranger than Fiction: The Talking ATM

When you write books, and weird stuff happens, people will sometimes say, this is too much. I can’t suspend my disbelief. Generally, as writers, we don’t want this to happen. Oddly enough, the stuff that’s the weirdest, the stuff people … Continue reading

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What good stories and good circuses have in common

Last weekend, I attended the Smithsonian’s Folklife Festival, which focused on the ways of the people in circuses. It was very cool and I learned a lot. One of the cool things was they set up a big top circus … Continue reading

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Final Prophecy of Light book Available

Howdy folks. Hope everyone is enjoying their week so far. My kids are finally out of school and I’m trying to get a few things done with little people afoot daily. It’s not working so well. But, the little people … Continue reading

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Sci-Fi Anthology FREE today

The science fiction anthology I have a short story in is FREE today and tomorrow. If you like sci-fi and want to check out several authors with no risk, this is the anthology for you. Grab it today at Amazon. … Continue reading

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Cover for Fourth Prophecy of Light Book!

I just wanted to share with you the cover for the fourth and final book in the Prophecy of Light series. Fulfilled will wrap up the adventures of Kady, the mage Zygam who’s been chasing her, and her friends Akilah, … Continue reading

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Lessons Remembered After Deaths

Oddly enough, I’ve thought a lot about death. The subject matter has haunted my books for whatever reason. In Scented, in particular, the main character, Bryan, has to deal with knowing people around him are about to die. And so … Continue reading

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It’s Been Too Long

I realized it’s been a while since I posted a blog. I thought I’d write a brief update of what’s been going on. I had a wonderful time at the College Park Book Festival. I met some wonderful people, including … Continue reading

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College Park Book Festival Saturday!

The College Park Book Festival is tomorrow. The festival is a chance for people to meet authors who are local to the Washington, DC, area. I’ll be there, as will several other authors. And I always have candy at my … Continue reading

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Thanks to the great reviewers out there!

Just a quick shout out to all of you who take time to write reviews of my books. I really adore you for sharing your thoughts. It really helps an author when someone says great things about their book. I’ve … Continue reading

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More than 130+ FREE books

Like FREE books? There are 130+ FREE books involved in this promotion. All the books are available on InstaFreebie, and will continue to be available through Feb. 12. Book genres included range from fantasy to sci-fi to romance. You can … Continue reading

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