Douglas Faber

Biography

I am 54 years old, born in Wisconsin, married a second time to Marie.I have a daughter, Kayleigh, 18 years old, three cats who drive us nuts and are or will be in my books. I love music, reading, writing, cats and my family. I work at Wal-Mart(8 years & counting) and hope to write full time for a living.

Smashwords Interview

Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin---one of two children in my family. I was the older by 4 1/2 years and often had to entertain myself as both my Parents had full time jobs. By 3rd grade, i was already reading at the 8th grade level and I haven't stopped since. I started out with mysteries, Agatha Christie and Arthur Conan Doyle et al. and by College, graduated to J.R.R. Tolkien, whose "Lord of the Rings" I read my freshmen year. Virtually no-one comes close to the Master. I also read comic-books for a long period of my life and worked in B.Dalton bookstores, the precursor to Barnes & Noble, where I envisioned my name being on the cover and spine of books entertaining others. My dream is becoming a reality---i'm giving back to the entertainment field just what I received from it. Influences on my writing from where I grew up---I camped with my folks all around the State of Wisconsin and the United States itself---this had a lot to do with where I set my books. Now it is places I want to go to that are influencing my writing, such as Ireland, Angkor Wat, Easter Island, Greece and other exotic locals. The other way where i was raised and how it influenced my writing is that I felt I wanted to payback the countries whose Authors thrilled me with their novels and characters by giving them my characters, my stories, my sweat and toil, and with a growing list of downloads incurring in Great Britain, Canada, Australia and others, I feel that this is being accomplished. What a heady rush!
When did you first start writing?
.I first started writing right after College in the '80's but didn't seriously attack this calling till seven years ago, while I was working at Wal Mart. I was helping with the inventory of the Fabrics and Craft department, mostly measuring bolts of fabric and ribbons. The Manager of the Department at the time was Margaret and she ended up calling me "The Ribbon King", which sparked an interest in writing again. Though i didn't use the term or title, I did start a major renaissance in writing, which has led me in directions that i did not forsee. THe characters in my series, "The Airwalker Chronicles", have taken on lives of their own and the series has expanded to eleven books, two of which our available on Smashwords with the third soon to be added.
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Books

Invisible Innocents-Book 4 of the Airwalker Chronicles
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Series: The AIrwalker Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,020. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
j=Join Ellen and Michael in two separate adventures; first, they try to find the missing twins and forty other missing children in the forests of Wisconsin and face Shapeshifters, Skinwalkers and a new winter king; second, the band takes a busmans holiday and encounters deep ones, old gods, exotic locales and erotic adventures--with an ending that could end Michael and Ellen!
Invisible Empires
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Series: The AIrwalker Chronicles, Book 3 · The AIrwalker Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 79,520. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Michael and Ellen's adventures continue! Michael is transported to Heaven's Wall, a barrier between Heaven and Hell, where dangerous tests for Armageddon await him. Ellen, Brigyd and the rest have Visionquests that lead everyone to Kansas, to try and stop a Ghost Dance from eliminating non-aboriginal people from the Earth. Will our heroes' love for each other stop evil once again? Read and findout
Invisible Paradox
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Series: The AIrwalker Chronicles, Book 2 · The AIrwalker Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 84,910. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Now that Ellen and Eva, Michael's wife and sister, respectively, are both pregnant, a war is brewing over which child shall live and which shall die. A meeting with Gaia's Elementals, called the Wylde,brings about another attack by the old gods and someone from Michael's past...Will we hear the screams of the newborns or the screams of their would-be Parents? It comes to the final pages...
Invisible Domain
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Series: The AIrwalker Chronicles, Book 1 · The AIrwalker Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 80,780. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
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what do you do when you wake up in an alley, invisible, with no memories of who or what you are? and when you find a flophouse to gather what bits of your life you do remember, fall in love with a beautiful pixie princess? and when you start to research your past together and all heaven and hell would rather you stay under the radar with no memory, is a white wedding still a possibility?

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