Kyoko M

Biography

Kyoko M. is Georgia-born and raised with a recent B.A. in English Literature from the University of Georgia. She has a massive love for comic books, anime/manga, a vast assortment of movies and television, and an overflowing trunks' worth of novels. She writes primarily urban fantasy, with a special interest in epic fantasy. She is also a huge unapologetic nerd.

Smashwords Interview

Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
In West Philadelphia, born and raised--wait, no, sorry, wrong story. I grew up in a metro-Atlanta, Georgia city called Riverdale. No relation to the one from 'Archie', trust me. My childhood, unfortunately, contributed a lot to my writing. Even from a young age, I found myself often alienated from my classmates due to my love of reading. I used to walk down the hallway between classes with my nose in a book, dreaming of fantastic landscapes and handsome heroes. I began writing at the tender age of six or seven, mostly just diaries, and then I got into fanfiction as I grew older. My life was unspectacular, and that was why I wrote so much. I wanted to imagine somewhere without the limitations of the real world. I wanted adventure. So I wrote my own.
When did you first start writing?
Around first grade or so. It started out with just diary entries of my thoughts about school. I was actually a lot like Harriet the Spy, before I even read the novel. I was a bit of an oddball kid so I felt recording my thoughts would be important because I wanted to remember everything the way it happened. All through my childhood, I only considered my writing to be a hobby, never something I could do for a living because of the "starving artist" stigma. I didn't realize until years later that it wasn't something everyone did, or had the ability to do.
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Books

The Black Parade
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Price: Free! Words: 103,070. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
New-Yorker Jordan Amador was just a waitress before she accidentally shot and killed a Seer--someone who can see and hear ghosts, angels, and demons. As penance, God gives her two years to help 100 souls with unfinished business cross over to the afterlife or her soul is bound for hell. At the end of her deadline, Jordan meets Michael the poltergeist. And her life gets ten times worse.

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