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.

Prophecy of Light Series at All Vendors

Happy Monday to you. I hope everyone had a great weekend. Mine was pretty mundane, which is a good thing. In the mind of a writer, excitement tends to equate with destruction, death and mayhem. Perhaps in real life, excitement is … Continue reading

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Prophecy of Light Series Going Wide (Halfway There!)

Just a quick post to let you know that my Prophecy of Light series is being released wide, rather than just on Amazon. The series has four books, and previously three of them were in the Kindle Unlimited program and … Continue reading

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Who’s Your Protector?

So we were out and about the other day, when I noticed the car in front of us had this sticker on it. I adored it. Protected by Thor. How awesome. While I love Thor, I also think other gods … Continue reading

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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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