Marcos Donnelly


Marcos Donnelly has been publishing science fiction and fantasy fiction since the early 1990s. His work to date has been praised by the New York Review of Science Fiction as "utterly gripping, very funny, and very clever"; noted by Isaac Asimov Science Fiction for its "wry wisdom, comic zip and brio"; and lauded by Booklist as "brilliant and controversial." His first two novels, Prophets for the End of Time and Letters from the Flesh, are available in print from numerous online retailers, and will soon be available as eBooks at Smashwords. He is a an educator and freelance writer in Upstate New York.

Ted Wenskus is a freelance writer and lives in Greece, NY. He has published several works, including recent short stories in the the horror/comedy collection Strangely Funny, the alternate history anthology Rochester Rewritten, and the UK anthology Rom Zom Com. Ted has also written numerous short plays which have been produced in England, Australia, and throughout New York State. He is currently working on a variety of fiction and theater projects, including his first full-length play. On his rare days off, he enjoys long walks, which to date have included climbing Kilimanjaro and backpacking across Iceland from coast to coast.

Where to find Marcos Donnelly online

Twitter: @McFessel
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Proceed to Section Z
Price: Free! Words: 11,900. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
“Proceed to Section Z” is a short story written in a choose-your-own-adventure format. Simultaneously slapstick, literary, and charmingly post-apocalyptic, the story started as a fun thought experiment and wound up inspiring the novel THE MOSTLY WEIRD CHRONICLES OF STEFFAN McFESSEL, also by Ted Wenskus and Marcos Donnelly. Like the free story? Then you'll love the SMASHWORDS novel.
Prophets for the End of Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,180. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Fantasy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Apocalypse is on… but Bible prophecy dictates it must be declared by two unlikely prophets: Clayton, a charismatic religious leader obsessed with fears that maybe God doesn’t believe in him, and Henri, brilliant and sociopathic to a degree that makes even Archangels jittery. “Utterly gripping, very funny, and very clever… read it, laugh, and weep.” –New York Review of Science Fiction
The Mostly Weird Chronicles of Steffan McFessel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,440. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Last War has ended and Earth has turned weird. Ball lightning wanders the land unfettered. Whole towns go mad, burning books and those who read them. Once-imaginary creatures come to life. Earth’s survivors know that if humanity is to regain its former glory, they need a champion. A leader. Someone brave, bold, ready to face a dangerous, glorious destiny. Instead … they get Steffan McFessel

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