Donna Fernstrom

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I have been a ravenous bookworm of a reader, and casual writer, since grade school. I began practicing energy working and psionics (psychic development) in my mid-teens, and studied psionics under a mentor for a number of years in my 20s. I also breed ball pythons and other reptiles. I enjoy camping, fishing, observing and identifying wildlife, and organic gardening.

I've a couple of non-fiction metaphysical books, under the pen name 'Winged Wolf', and now I'm writing fiction. I hope you'll enjoy it!

Smashwords Interview

Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in Livonia, Michigan, but spent many summers of my childhood further north, in the small town of Mio, Michigan, with my grandparents. In the middle of a Jack pine forest, just a block away from the clear, cold Au Sable river, my love of nature was fostered. I think this reverence for the natural world does come through in my writing.
When did you first start writing?
I wrote in childhood, for fun, and in my teen years as well, but never very much. I was great at getting a story down, so long as it wasn't too long, but I was terrible at following through and polishing it up. Of course, I was always given a formula to follow; write an outline, then a rough draft, then a second draft, and so on. I hated outlines, and I hated drafts. I wrote a lot of non-fiction articles online, for free. In 2006, I finally decided to put together a couple of non-fiction metaphysical books, and that went very well. It refreshed my interested in writing. So, I wrote a couple of fan-fics for fun, and then found myself writing my first novel. I got about halfway through it, and then my 'mojo' died. I couldn't write anything of length again for six years! In the autumn of 2012, I picked the half-finished novel back up... and finished it. Then finished a sequel. A novella. Several short stories. Book 3 is done, now! No outlines. No drafts, because I can simply repair the original document, now that we're in the computer era. It works... for me. :D
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The Energy Worker's Guide To Real Vampirism
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 16,780. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013 by Donna Fernstrom. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural
An in-depth exploration of real vampirism for persons who have a background in metaphysics, energy-working, magick, psionics, paganism, and other esoteric paths. Includes information on psychically identifying vampires, cures (and the problems with them), donating to vampires, and defense against vampiric psychic attacks.

Books

Desertion
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,440. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
High Mage Kelderin's curiosity about the blood-drinking strangers camped in Garantha's woods must take a back seat to his duties to the crown. A war is brewing, and demons are the weapon of choice.
Revelation
Price: Free! Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A vampire and donor pair discuss infiltrating a magical community, and pause for a bite.
Sorrows
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 120,550. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Wrenched from his ordinary life by a violent madman and turned into a vampire against his will, Jayson Wallace must learn to adapt to a world he never knew existed; a world full of magic and wonder, where vampires, donors, and shapeshifting rael-shaa travel between quantum realities.

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