Erik C. Martin


Erik Martin is a native Clevelander who currently lives in Southern California. He's worked in social work, law enforcement, and even spent a few months delivering singing telegrams in the 80's. In 2005, he left Cleveland for North Carolina. And in 2010, he moved to sunny San Diego.

Erik has recently released his first e-novel, Dexter of Pozzelby. Besides self published shorts of various genres on Smashwords and Kindle, he has also been published in Frontier Tales online magazine and 'A Year in Ink' anthology volume 4.

Where to find Erik C. Martin online


Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,630. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Miralee is a fifteen year old girl whose unnatural abilities force her from her village. While trying to break into the male-only bard's guild, she learns that she is being hunted by the mysterious Order of the Shadow Knights, a group renowned across Istey as demon killers.
Glory of the Amazons
Price: Free! Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Bagwar's Run is the largest, filthiest, most dangerous city in the world. The council of gangs has as much influence over goings on as the lord mayor. The meanest, dirtiest, spittingest gang in the Run is The Wizards. Enter Glory, fresh from the frigid north. She finds herself at the head of The Amazons, an all-woman gang, and consequently right in The Wizards' sights. A Bagwar's Run short story.
Dexter of Pozzelby
Price: Free! Words: 94,470. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
13 year-old Dexter is thrust onto Pozzelby's throne after his family is murdered by unknown conspirators. With only a handful of people he can trust, Dexter must unravel and stop the conspiracy, before he becomes its next victim. 'Dexter of Pozzelby' is a YA fantasy combining humor with serious fantasy adventure.
The Peach Pies
Price: Free! Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
A funny short story based on a true story of the cut-throat world of bake sales at an Italian Catholic elementary school in Cleveland, Ohio. The names have been changed to protect the innocent.
Tami and the Nakesh Troll
Price: Free! Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A short story geared toward middle-grade readers. This light fantasy tale tells what happens when chronically bullied Tami inadvertently stumbles into Troll's March. Maybe the stories about the March's man-eating inhabitant are just parents' inventions meant to scare their children. Maybe... "Hhrraagh!" What was that?! Unfortunately, Tami is about to find out.
June Gloom and Golden Sand
Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story originally included in 'The Year in Ink Anthology' vol. 4, 'June Gloom and Golden Sand' tells the tale of a man returning to Coronado, California after 15 years and trying to find something he lost in the course of those years. He tries to recapture his hope. He tries to recapture his life.
Coat Hanger Katie & Friends: The Blackout
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Katie is a MMA fighter with ties to Cleveland's BDSM community. When a blackout grips the city, interrupting Katie's training session, what can she do? Go home, have a drink, fight crime--that's what. Short story.
Judgment Hill
Price: Free! Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Judgment Hill is a fast paced adventure set in the early American frontier. It is the story of Cyrus Sturgis, ex-naval officer and veteran of the Battle of King's Mountain, and his run in with a face from his past, Henry Myers, one time pirate captain, now turned spiritual leader of the New Sinai settlement. Genuine conversion? Sturgis doesn't think so.

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