Matthew Wayne Selznick

Biography

Matthew Wayne Selznick is an author and creator living in Long Beach, California. Through MWS Media, he publishes fiction and non-fiction and helps authors and other creators bring their creative endeavors to fruition, to market, and to an audience.

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Four Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,510. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The first short story collection from Matthew Wayne Selznick focuses on revelations of clarity and epiphanies of character in the face of emotional challenges. Also included are brief essays exploring the formative experiences and memories that inspired each short story, making this collection Matthew Wayne Selznick's most personal creative work to date.
Worldbuilding For Writers, Gamers, and Other Creators Volume One: Star, Planet, Moon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,130. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This concise first volume of Worldbuilding For Writers, Gamers and Other Creators provides straightforward guidance--and all the science and help with (basic) math you need--to model the astronomical elements of an Earth-like planet for your storyworld setting... all with just a calculator. No advanced degree required!
Reading The Amazing Spider-Man Volume One: A Critical Review With Storytelling Lessons From A Writer's Perspective
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,060. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
In Reading The Amazing Spider-Man Volume One, we examine the roots of the comicbook with a critical (but light-hearted) review of each story in the first twelve issues. As we do, we keep an eye on the many lessons therein for writers and storytellers of all kinds interested in developing an enduring storyworld and creative franchise. More than anything... we have fun!
Pilgrimage -- A Novel of the Sovereign Era
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Series: The Sovereign Era, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,010. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A year after the events of Brave Men Run — A Novel of the Sovereign Era, tensions rise between the Sovereigns and the rest of the world as the first anniversary of Dr. William Karl Donner’s historic Declaration draws near. Fathers and sons are drawn together while the far-reaching machinations of a subtle conspiracy work to tear them -- and the Sovereign Nation -- violently apart!
The Sovereign Era: Year One -- A Sovereign Era Anthology
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Series: The Sovereign Era, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,130. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The Sovereign Era began in April of 1985, when super-powered metahumans were revealed to exist and declared their autonomy. A compound was established where the “Sovereigns” could find refuge and learn about themselves. While the world struggled to deal with their existence, the metahumans tried to find a place in the world. That's what these seven stories explore.
The World Revolves Around You -- A Tale of the Sovereign Era
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Series: The Sovereign Era, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Tony Fallow has a problem: everything not bolted down wants to literally be near him! Fearing he must be a member of the new minority of super-powered people who recently revealed themselves, Tony travels to the Donner Institute for Sovereign Studies with hopes of being cured. But the boorish Tony soon finds his problem might mean bigger trouble than he could have imagined!
Brave Men Run -- A Novel of the Sovereign Era
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Series: The Sovereign Era, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,840. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
April 18, 1985—A world already wound tight by the desperate tensions of the Cold War learns super-humans exist! Until then, high school sophomore Nate Charters was just a self-proclaimed freak. His talents could have made him something special, but low self-esteem long ago made him a target for the popular kids. Now, will he find his place in the world before powerful new enemies close in?
Reggie Vs. Kaiju Storm Chimera Wolf -- A Daikaiju Universe Story
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Series: Daikaiju Universe, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
On a planet Earth much like our own, horrific, ridiculously large, ambulatory forces of nature have been a periodic fact of life since the nineteenth century! It takes a kaiju storm—a giant monster attack—to bring Reggie Samson back to his old hometown… and the girl he left, but never let go. What connects all three? Reggie needs to find out before kaiju storm Chimera Wolf destroys everything!
Cloak -- A Protector Story
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Series: Protector, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2009. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
Shattered by family tragedies, Harry Turpin shelters himself from strong emotion and the risks of love and commitment. When his girlfriend dumps him for a would-be magician, Harry's life takes a very strange turn. As the mysteries of his family and his own stunted emotional growth mount, Harry has to do something to shrug off the cloak he's been living under.

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