R.E. Chambliss


R.E. (Renée) Chambliss has loved stories all her life, enjoying a wide variety of genres and styles—from Diana Gabaldon to John Irving to Barbara Kingsolver to Tolkien.

Her first short story was published when she was 10 years old and won the Young Authors Contest in Jack and Jill Magazine.

When her youngest child was 18 months old, Renée started writing every day during nap time eventually producing her first book, Dreaming of Deliverance.

"It was such an amazing experience—getting lost in a story like I've always needed to do, but this time as its author," she says. "I find the process of writing fascinating, compelling, sometimes the most enjoyable thing ever, and often completely frustrating. It's much more difficult than immersing myself in a story someone else has written. But there's nothing more satisfying than being a conduit for fiction. And now that I've discovered that, I'll never stop writing."

In 2009, she began podcasting Dreaming of Deliverance, which led her into a new dimension of story-telling: narration and voice acting. Other writers and producers began to request her narration for their novels and short stories and before long, she was narrating professionally.

These days Renée balances being a wife and mother with writing new books, and recording fiction—both her own and that written by other writers.

To learn more about her writing and voice work visit http://REChambliss.com.

Where to find R.E. Chambliss online


Forbidden Fruit: A short story of Trae
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Anne is 17 and living Stanlo, one of Trae's isolated communities. As a Lead Trainee she's ignored by the rest of community, who don't want anything to do with the girl being groomed for leadership by evil creatures called the Loche. But Anne is strong, self-reliant, and accepting of her solitary existence, until she gets involved with her new Lead Trainer and questions all she thought she knew.
Preston's Take: A short story of Trae
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Lindsay's boyfriend, Preston, explains how it all went down—the deal, the arrest, the jail time. None of it was his fault...or so he says. "Preston's Take" shows how a naive young woman can get sucked into making an enormous mistake with lifelong consequences. While this story stands on its own, it contains characters from the highly-rated novel, Dreaming of Deliverance, by R.E. Chambliss.
Dreaming of Deliverance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 188,400. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
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A young woman inmate begins having dreams that she leaves her cell in the night and visits Trae, another reality. Dreaming of Deliverance tells the story of her experience in Trae where the people are enslaved by terrifying creatures, and in prison where she faces fear, loss, and betrayal. In Trae, she finds inner-strength, bitter-sweet love, and finally hope both for herself and Trae's people.