Stephen C Norton

Biography

Stephen started his career as a marine biologist, later switched to managing computer support and development teams, and is now a full time author and artist. He lives on the West Coast of Canada with his wife and one crazy cat. He has five books currently available in both paperback and e-book formats, and has at least five more planned for the next few years. An artist for most of his life, he's worked in many mediums, from oil painting to blown glass. For the last 15 years he's focused on creating stained glass art and carving soapstone sculptures.

He can be reached via his web site at www.stephencnorton.com

To purchase any of his books please go to his author pages at
www.amazon.com/author/stephencnorton on Amazon and www.smashwords.com/profile/view/northwind on Smashwords. His books are also available on Barnes & Noble, iTunes, Kobo and other resellers.

He has several books published, including a novel, introductory books on Soapstone Carving, Stained Glass Art and two poetry books. He is currently working on a second book documenting more of the work of Jeanne Marie deNord, as well as a book on advanced Soapstone techniques.

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Books

Demon Dreams
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Series: Demon Dreams, Book 3. Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 16,350. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
Sometimes the words for a poem come all by themselves, triggered by an event, an image, a thought. Something triggers the mind, and words and images suddenly, uncontrollably, flow. Yet it is amid the writing of words, the weaving of lines on paper, decisions made or not, that a life passes. So I give you the demon scribbles across the years: words and images, thoughts, philosophies and visions.
The Exodus Scrolls
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Series: The Jeanne Marie DeNord Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 84,230. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Jeanne went to Egypt to translate hieroglyphs in the tomb of Seti I. Instead she finds herself in the middle of a disaster, re-enacting the Exodus plagues. Last time the 10th plague took the firstborn child. Now it threatens to become a world wide pandemic. Salvation may lie in the scrolls of a new tomb, but Jeanne's in a race to find the answer before the plague kills her, and half the world.
Shaping Stone Vol Two, Advanced Techniques of Soapstone Carving
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Series: Shaping Stone, Book 2. Price: $24.95 USD. Words: 30,000. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Volume Two guides you seamlessly into the advanced tools and techniques of soapstone carving. Learn to use power tools safely and effectively. Create your own design and transfer it onto stone. Learn to use space to enhance the image, carve realistic animals and figures, create and use flats, the art of pin and gluing, incising, embossing, pattern transfer and developing textures.
Zero Cost Self Publishing
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Price: $16.95 USD. Words: 48,410. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Zero Cost Self-Publishing is here! Publish your book using high quality web services,in paperback or e-Book formats,for free! Distribute your book to international book sales sites, at no cost. Collect royalties of 30 - 70% of your cover price. Let me guide you thru publishing your book, in paper & e-book formats, distribute to Amazon, Apple, & more, while you collect royalties. All for free
Songs of Words And Demons
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Series: Demon Dreams, Book 2. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
Sometimes the words for a poem come all by themselves, triggered by an event, an image, a thought. Something triggers the mind, and words and images suddenly, uncontrollably, flow. The image writes itself out and the demon puts down the pen, returning control to me. So, I give you the middle years of the demon scribbles: songs of words and images, thoughts, philosophies and visions.
Breaking Glass - An Introduction to Stained Glass Art and Design
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Price: $24.95 USD. Words: 25,060. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Learn to Create Stained Glass Art! This easy to follow guide shows you how to select glass, cut it, grind it, fit it and assemble it into a polished piece of art, worthy of a master artist! Sound interesting? Well, buy the book, grab a few tools and some stained glass, and let’s start breaking glass.
A Tapestry of Words and Demons
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Series: Demon Dreams, Book 1. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
Sometimes the words for a poem come all by themselves, triggered by an event, an image, a thought. Something triggers the mind, and words and images suddenly, uncontrollably, flow. The image writes itself out and the demon puts down the pen, returning control to me. So, I give you the tapestry of poems from the early years of demon scribbles: words and images, thoughts and visions.
Shaping Stone - Volume One - The Art of Carving Soapstone
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Series: Shaping Stone, Book 1. Price: $24.95 USD. Words: 23,900. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Learn to Carve Soapstone! This easy to follow guide shows you how to select stone, see the image inside, the tools needed, the professional techniques to use, and how to take a block of dusty soapstone and carve it into a beautiful, polished piece of art, worthy of a master sculptor! Sound interesting? Well, buy the book, grab a few tools and a chunk of soapstone, and let’s start carving.
The Marseille Scrolls
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Series: The Jeanne Marie DeNord Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 83,040. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
2009: a cache of 1st century scrolls is discovered in Southern France. Jeanne-Marie, the archeological team translator, realizes that some of the scrolls are a woman’s journal, telling a tale disturbingly different from known records. Jeanne hunts for answers, but finds only questions. She needs answers soon, for others intend to bury the scrolls for another 2000 years, and maybe Jeanne too.

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