Joshua (J.E.) Dyer

Biography

I am the father of three great children, husband and the author of several published novels. I have seven children's stories also published in the Los Angeles Times, some of which have won the Reader's Choice Award for story of the year. I also enjoy the outdoors, golfing and cooking.

Smashwords Interview

When did you decide to be a writer?
I started writing around the age of nine. I've done many other things in life, but I keep coming back to storytelling.
What are you working on currently?
My historical fiction novel, Finding November, is out, and I've always got at least two projects in the pipeline.
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Where to find Joshua (J.E.) Dyer online


Where to buy in print


Books

Sterling
Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Gabriel and Emily's relationship hangs on his ability to talk her older brother down. John seeks vengeance for her dishonor and a shame he cannot allow to stand.
Finding November
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,770. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
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Being sixteen can be hell, and life at Liberty High isn't doing Sarah Daniels any favors. Bullies, boys, an abusive mother, and now this: an old journal left to Sarah in her aunt's will.With each passing entry, she grows closer to transforming the skeletons in her mom's closet into proven facts. Everyone has a story. For Sarah, one boy's journey across Great Depression America will set her free.
Cat and Mouse
Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
A short story taking Steampunk out to sea. The crew of the USS Endeavor are caught in a match of wits and stragegy.
Shaygan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,030. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Shaygan. An ancient door to a forgotten world sealed closed by the ravages of war. A dynasty of power has been shattered by treachery and treason. Now this door stands open as the traitors’ intentions unfold.
Attaining The Mark
Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A young mage ventures with his master to a hidden temple to spar in his mastery test. Using a mix of martial arts and elemental magic, the examinees must face one another in the combat arena.
The Castle Ciphers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,430. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A small fortune, unknown until now, remains hidden on a small estate in Buckhannon, WV known by the locals as The Castle. Local legends tell of angered spirits, a curse and even a series of underground catacombs associated with the estate. Greed is a powerful drug. One that binds people to their most prized possessions all throughout life and even afterward. The Castle is living proof.
Dot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 280. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General
That’s me right there. No, not there. I’m over there at the end of the sentence. You see? That is my whole problem. I’m just that little spec at the end of a sentence that everyone brushes past. Sure, on occasion I might get decorated if someone is extremely excited, or if they have a question. Beyond that, I’m nothing more than a plain old dot.

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