David James Kane


I was born in an old gold mining town in Victoria, Australia. I grew up listening to ghost stories around school campfires, and started to write my own in second grade to scare my sisters. Senseless!

Years later, on the other side of the world, I took a job at an investment bank. There, I learned a lot about monsters - and not the pretty-pouting-perfumed vamps and well-groomed werewolves you read about or see on screens.

My horror stories have been published all over the place, including in Agog! Ripping Reads and Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine Best of Horror 2. Reviewers have described my work as "clean and tight, the protagonists nicely formed, and some of the descriptions truly terrific...gruesome in the casual way of Clive Barker's Everville" (Angela Slatter, Australian SpecFic in Focus) and as "mixing elements of horror, action and science-fiction...[with] beautifully realised battle scenes and an interesting internal battle within the hero's mind...an interesting and original take on the monster hunter genre" (Mark Smith-Briggs, Horrorscope).

So let me tell you the truth about real monsters…

Where to find David James Kane online


The Scattersmith
Price: Free! Words: 91,530. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
What if your life depended on the attention span of a teenage boy?

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action    battles    demons    fantasy    horror    magic    monsters    mystery    scary    suspense    thriller    weird