Teel McClanahan

Biography

Teel is happily married to an English teacher and they live together in Phoenix, AZ with a cat which does not appreciate having Teel read his books aloud to it nearly as much as you probably would. While satisfied with never having to shovel the desert's heat from his driveway, Teel is interested in experiencing more travel in his life - especially of sorts like "through time" and "to other planets," so feel free to invite him along if you're going.

Teel is an independent author, artist, creative visionary, blogger, publisher, podcaster, and sometimes filmmaker. You can find out more about him and his other stories, novels, poetry and more by visiting Modern Evil Press: http://modernevil.com/

Where to find Teel McClanahan online


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Books

Virtual Danger
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Series: The Death Noodle Glitterfairy Robot Saga. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,300. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
In order to implement a radical copyright enforcement scheme, Villain requires one of Robot's core components, and he'll stop at nothing to get it; even deactivating Robot and murdering Glitterfairy when she gets in his way. Then Noodle's UN handlers force him to choose between handing over Robot's body to be dissected by government scientists or tracking down and defeating Villain all by himself.
Emily
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Series: Never Let the Right One Go. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Before she met Nicholas, Emily believed the vampires had her best interests in mind. Now she stands by his side in the fight for what's right, while waging her own campaign in the fight for his heart. Emily follows Nicholas from the woods of Vermont to the White House and home again, putting her life and her blood on the line for a cause almost as important to her as the love she feels for him.
Sophia
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Series: Never Let the Right One Go. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,790. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Sophia's conservative Christian parents have kept her isolated from the outside world for the last ten years. Is it any wonder she wants to move out the very night she turns 18, then falls in love with Joshua, the first young man she sees? Complicating Sophia's quest for love are her body, frozen at age 7 when she was turned into a vampire, and her faith in God, making her passions feel like sins.
The Second Untrue Trilogy
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Series: Untrue Tales From Beyond Fiction - Recollections of an Alternate Past. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 150,940. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The second half of the Untrue Tales From Beyond Fiction - Recollections of an Alternate Past series is a journey of discovery that leads from forgotten memories, through bureaucracy beyond imagining, into a world of unknown enemies, and possibly to the point of discovering the life you know is not what you thought. This eBook contains the last 3 books of the series in a single edition.
The First Untrue Trilogy
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Series: Untrue Tales From Beyond Fiction - Recollections of an Alternate Past. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 150,560. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A teenage boy's daydreams and fantasies are the key that unlocks a world of magic, psychic communication, and threats he'd never imagined. Discovering he's accidentally impregnated a classmate he's never touched sets a chain of events in motion leading from kidnapping to attempted rescue, then literally into Hell. This eBook contains the first 3 books of the series in a single edition.
Last Christmas
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.00)
A short story that follows Santa Claus as he prepares for and makes deliveries on a dark, post-apocalyptic Christmas Eve. At first Santa doesn't know precisely what's been going on all year, but slowly the pieces begin to come together to form a picture of what remains of the world. Find out whether a little Christmas magic will be enough to bring holiday cheer to a world on its last legs.
Buying Time (a story from Time, emiT, and Time Again)
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Series: Time, emiT, and Time Again, 1.10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2010 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This single short story gives a glimpse of two young people who fall in love at first sight, & of the time-bending company they work for: Chronomatics. Learn about Chronomatics' unique services, all of which make use of a form of time dilation, & about the challenges which spring up to test the strength of their love. Your conceptions of love and your understanding of time may be challenged.
Iteration, Interruption (a story from Time, emiT, and Time Again)
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Series: Time, emiT, and Time Again, 1.9. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,090. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2010 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In this single short story, the same man who enabled humanity to finally expand rapidly into space becomes entangled with an alien race and later uses his wormhole technology to alter his own history, but is it his intention to save Earth, or are more nefarious plots afoot? Read the story to find out the fate of man.
Family Forward (a story from Time, emiT, and Time Again)
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Series: Time, emiT, and Time Again, 1.7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
This single short story follows a couple who seem to have been together forever, who want to be able to create children of their own, and who will stop at nothing to do so. Involving stem cell research, cloning, mind control, human sacrifices, eventual success ...and what comes after, this story isn't afraid to touch on sensitive issues to get where it wants to go, or to take things even further.
Oracular Offspring (a story from Time, emiT, and Time Again)
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Series: Time, emiT, and Time Again, 1.5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,840. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2010 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
In a future where processing speeds allow computers to predict the future & advancements in genetic engineering allow people to design custom children, what happens when these technologies - & a couple who haven't kept pace with post-singularity technologies - are combined to try to create a family? In this single short story, Harold and Anne must decide just what future they want for their child.
Time, emiT, and Time Again (a story from Time, emiT, and Time Again)
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Series: Time, emiT, and Time Again, 1.3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,740. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A single short story: Imagine you could change the direction you travel through time & actually go backward in time. In this story, Brent finds himself able to do just that &, along with his brother Charlie, explores some of the possibilities that ability creates. Together they look at problems of ethics, causality, & the possibility of doing heroic deeds & quickly making themselves very wealthy.
Time, emiT, and Time Again
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Series: Time, emiT, and Time Again, 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,390. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Hard science fiction written to stimulate your mind without forgetting you have a heart. - In this collection of short stories and essays, each piece begins with an idea about time & an idea about love, then follow to see where they lead. Frozen time, time that flows back & forth, time modified by relativity, unrequited love, unexpected love, unconditional love, buying time, lost time & lost love.
Second Thoughts (a story from Time, emiT, and Time Again)
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Series: Time, emiT, and Time Again, 1.1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,400. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2010 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This is a story about getting so caught up in love with someone that you stop living your own life, stop moving forward. This is a story about finding yourself so stuck in seeking the same somebody that you become unstuck from the world. This is a story about love, and about waiting. This is a single short story, also available as part of a collection.
Lost and Not Found - Director's Cut
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Series: The Lost and Not Found Universe. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,030. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2009 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
True Love. No limits, no obstacles, no miscommunications. Only Love. "Give up, let go, leave everything behind, follow your passions, and remember how to fly, and everything you've ever dreamed of can be yours."--That's how this story goes. There's no arch villain, no dark conspiracy, not even a comedy of errors. This story goes straight to the heart of happily ever after and it never strays.
Cheating, Death
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Series: The Lost and Not Found Universe. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,670. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2009 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00)
When the walking dead fill the streets, who can cheat death? Who can survive? Featuring a zombie outbreak that devastates Denver, an indecisive adulterer, and a series of violent, disturbing, and perhaps even heart-rending events of the sort you'd expect when the dead rise up to eat the living, Cheating, Death is a roller-coaster ride through a horror show both of death and of the heart.
Building; Mark V (a story from More Lost Memories)
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Series: The Lost and Not Found Universe · More Lost Memories, 1.8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2009 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This story is about a supervillain who -after his first several attempts to wreak havoc on and around the flying city in which he lives are thwarted, and his superhero nemesis is coincidentally erased from existence- goes even more insane than he was before. Find out what he designs, and where that line of thought end up taking him, in this strange story about a stranger, mad man.
Self-Serve (a story from More Lost Memories)
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Series: The Lost and Not Found Universe · More Lost Memories, 1.6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2009 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Follow one man's quest to share himself totally through his preferred form of creative expression - his cooking. Taking available technology into untouched ethical ground, Lance goes further to give himself over to his restaurant's patrons than many people are comfortable with. The 2nd part of this story is told through a lengthy culinary review of Lance's restaurant, rather than mere narrative.
The Greater Good (a story from More Lost Memories)
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Series: The Lost and Not Found Universe · More Lost Memories, 1.5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2009 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
This is more of a series of philosophical dialectics than it is a proper story. It explores a complex ethical situation from the perspective of a group that emphatically denies that it has a right to life, or any say in whether it lives or dies. It uses entirely fictionalized religious iconography, dogma, and symbolism to examine issues and situations you may recognize from the world around you.
They Stole God (a story from More Lost Memories)
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Series: The Lost and Not Found Universe · More Lost Memories, 1.4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,790. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2009 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
This story is one of my favorites from this collection, delving into theology, cosmology, ethics & morality, while telling a tale that ends up containing dramatic & violent bank robberies and the violation of the sanctity of religious dogma - by force. Follow a group of monk-like religious adepts & their friends as they delve deep into the secrets of their strange & mysterious religion.
Welcome to The Family (a story from More Lost Memories)
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Series: The Lost and Not Found Universe · More Lost Memories, 1.3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2009 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This story is about a strange group of cyborgs - not people with robotic limbs or organs, but whose physiology at a cellular level is a co-mingling of organic and robotic components. This story, really, is about a boy in love, and the lengths he'll go to to try to save the girl he loves from succumbing to the fate he himself has fallen prey to. Will he be able to protect her? Buy it to find out!
How To Disappear Completely (a story from More Lost Memories)
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Series: The Lost and Not Found Universe · More Lost Memories, 1.2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2009 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This story really helps fill in the other side of a part of Skythia's story, from the perspective of the Skythian employees who were tasked with trying to hide their flying city from some unknown, unseen apocalypse. It falls mostly between chapters 5 and 7 of Forget What You Can't Remember, and is for readers who pay attention to detail and like to think.
Pay Attention -A Zombie Story- (from More Lost Memories)
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Series: The Lost and Not Found Universe · More Lost Memories, 1.1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2009 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Erotica » BDSM
This story contains sex, violence, bondage, pain, fear, humiliation, and death. Death by zombie. It looks at the situation at a zombie readiness training camp during its final weeks of training before a full-scale zombie outbreak.
Dragons' Truth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,840. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2009 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Dragons’ Truth is not just the coming-of-age story of a boy who meets a dragon and the way the dragon’s teachings change his life, but also represents a sort of allegory about some of the problems with the separation of the common man from higher education and the world of academia. It is suitable for young readers as well as adults.
Lost and Not Found
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Series: The Lost and Not Found Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,570. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2009 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Lost and Not Found details one man’s journey all the way from being laid off from his mundane corporate job to becoming the author he truly dreams to be by following his attempt to write his first novel within only four weeks. As his story unfolds we get to read what he is writing and can see the relationship between the author and his work unfold until his life literally unfolds around him.
More Lost Memories
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Series: The Lost and Not Found Universe · More Lost Memories, 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,720. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2009 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of short stories that transform scenes from Forget What You Can’t Remember, expand and explore its settings, and answer questions left unanswered there, all while giving these stories -each unique and worthwhile on its own, but not relevant to the main story arc of that novel- the chance to exist and to entertain.
Forget What You Can't Remember
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Series: The Lost and Not Found Universe. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,700. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2009 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Featuring a zombie outbreak and a strange sort of doomsday, but really focusing on how coming through those experiences into utopia and freedom effects different people, Forget What You Can’t Remember is an exploration of the human mind under pressure. It’s about relationships, memory, opportunity, and dealing with their loss - and other kinds of loss. A spin-off of Lost and Not Found.