SR Brown

Biography

Author SR Brown writes fiction inspired by a caffeine-fueled muse and childhood of reading in the dark after lights out. A proud LGBTQA author, Brown enjoys to include characters with all kinds of lives and from various backgrounds in any walk of life. Tales range from fun and sweet characters going on adventures in town to a stranger holding out their hand promising adventure, but both usually leads to something much darker.
Battered and bruised by the end, most come out alive. Unlike Brown, if placed in most written about situations. But they may stand a chance having fought the darkness of a narrow flight of stairs and faced the shadow people that often visit at night. They are wonderful at suggesting ideas, but never subtle in entering the door.

Smashwords Interview

What do you read for pleasure?
I love to read books with characters that like to have fun. There has to be a sign that the story is not all doom and gloom with angst on every page. But that doesn't mean I don't want them to get serious when they have to pick up their sword and fight (unless they are certain mercenary called Deadpool, but he is always cracking a joke and the reason I love the comics). Action and adventure with a smile makes a bigger impact on me than darkness with constant screaming.

But I also like more laid back and relaxed slice of life pieces where the biggest conflict is finding the right present for the character's best friend. While a hero saving the world is nice, it's also fun to deal with the more mundane and down to earth. They often get a laugh out of me when life gets stressful.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I like the Kindle I got years ago because it has lasted so long and can spend hours lost in a story without worrying about my arms getting tired. I would like to read even in the dark like I can on my phone, which is a close second, but it's nice to have a long battery life.
Read more of this interview.

Where to find SR Brown online

Twitter: @sr_brownwriter

Series

Starchild's Fire
Val is just an ordinary shape-shifter in an ordinary town with ordinary citizens. And wouldn’t have it any other way. But when a war goddess decides to make them her champion, whether they want to battle or not, they must fight for their fate. And if another sees them as a prize, it only means they will have to push back that much harder.

Goddesses of War

Price: $4.99 USD.

Inanna's Anger

Price: $5.99 USD.

Books

Inanna's Anger
Series: Starchild's Fire. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,100. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
After becoming Inanna’s champion, Val is an ordinary starchild in an ordinary cult with ordinary humans. But things change when a woman is found dumped at the door. Nearly beaten to death, a starchild’s world is about to become a lot more violent, again. And when Inanna’s twin and god of the sun and justice teams up for divine law and order, it becomes far worse than they ever imagined.
All I Wanted Was a Salad...: A Sci-fi Short Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
All she wanted to do was spend her day in pajamas and watch some TV. Her friend decides they should get wings or a salad, and that is just what they do. But when Florence is later found tied up in an alley, things go from strange to bad to worse. An alien with powers unmatched hunts them, and all she has is a pocket knife...
The Tower of Babbling
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
There is a desert, a small desert in the heart of a dense rainforest, a land untouched by humans and unseen by civilization. In the midst of this, stands a tower. A massive building undiscovered for generations, waiting for another human to stumble upon it. Tall and silent, all who enter discover something ancient, something created for knowledge, guarded by the building’s own creations.
Goddesses of War
Series: Starchild's Fire. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,490. Language: American English. Published: December 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Val is just an ordinary shape-shifter in an ordinary town with ordinary citizens. And wouldn’t have it any other way. That all changes when a photo is discovered, which leads to a ghost telling her history with an ancient war goddess who eyes them. A deity with an insatiable bloodlust and in a decades-long search for a champion. Unable to escape her or another who wishes to make them a warrior.

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