I'm Steven L. Campbell, a writer and artist for as long as I can remember. I pen contemporary, paranormal fantasy in my undisclosed lair in northwest Pennsylvania. I live there with my wife, where I write and create art. I have a bachelor's degree in studio art and graphic design, and I graduated magna cum laude from college. I have been a wildlife artist for 30+ years, an indie author longer, and an avid reader of all genres of fiction since the age of 5. My passion for writing stories developed during high school, but it took a backseat after college while I painted art for a living. Now, I'm passionate again about writing full time. I am new at Smashwords, but I have published independently at Amazon since 2013 and have given away short stories at my websites and blog since 1990. My books of fantasy and paranormal fiction feature characters living in Ridgewood, a fictional Pennsylvania town based on my own hometown where my relatives fueled my imagination with their ghost stories and urban lore, prompting me to write my own fantasy tales for everyone in love with the genre and young at heart to enjoy.
on May 22, 2016 :
I enjoyed Old Bones: A Collection of Short Stories by Steven L. Campbell. The book is divided into three sections: the first is called Tales for Young Adults with seven stories, the second is Oddities with three stories, and the third is Tales for Adults with nine stories. Each story is a unique tale of either a character or characters dealing with either monsters or tropes from the huge and eclectic world of fantasy. There are even some sci-fi elements sprinkled about to add to the richness of the book that plays a symphony of light and dark themes like a concerto reminiscent of Disney’s Fantasia. I have my favorites, of course, like A Fantasy Trip, Night of the Hell Hounds, The Trespasser, Dead Rabbits Don’t Run, Dragon Slayer, A Haunting, Different Perspectives, and Behavior Unkind. I recommend this book to everyone who likes meaty stories that are quick and fun to read.
(review of free book)
on March 22, 2016 :
I have been reading Steven L. Campbell's books since he showed up for the kindle several years ago. I have always given him high ratings and if he keeps up this level of writing I always will. If you are a fan of reading, like well written characters and great stories, you need look no further than a story by Steven L. Campbell!
(review of free book)