John E. Elin


John E. Elin was born in Iowa. He is half Cajun and half Yankee and he has lived in the South and North. Yet, he should be considered an American mongrel, given his heritage involves at least eight countries. He has worked and volunteered in many different fields and enjoys new challenges when he has to learn by doing. He attended the University of Northern Iowa and the University of Southern California.

Smashwords Interview

What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Knowing that I have people that love me and people I love need me.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Reading, traveling, studying, and gardening
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Doom Night, Death of Civilization
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,140. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Doom Night is a story about an alien attack. The devastated planet becomes a scavenger based society. Three children, a fifteen year-old black girl and two white boys, nine and twelve find themselves in a struggle to survive, Using newly acquired powers to escape and fight aliens, cannibals, and wildlife, they become aggressive leaders. Mysterious others using telepathy, influence their actions.

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