Benjamin Wachs


Benjamin Wachs is frequently accused of being a fictional character.

After living in a Buddhist monastery in India, he was employed as a nightlife reporter for and the bar columnist for SF Weekly. He is now the Instructional Designer for Burning Man and a member of its Philosophical Center.

He is the author of the short story collection A Guide to Bars and Nightlife in the Sacred City (Cary Tennis Books) and the forthcoming Lamenting Avalon: Fairy Tales for Adults (private publication). He edit-ed The Book of the IS: Fail to Win (Last Gasp Books). He lives in San Francisco, where he is the Chairman of the Board of the San Francisco Institute of Possibility, an arts production and education non-profit. His business cards say "Fascinating Stranger."

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The Deeds of Pounce
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,040. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2018 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Adventure » Action
In The Deeds of Pounce, the legendary hero, Pitter Patter Pounce, has set out to rid the world of all the ancient evils. Unfortunately, this mouse's actions are upsetting the balance between good and evil which endangers all life on Earth. Desperate, the goblin tribes send agents Gherin and Leptin into the forbidden human lands of San Francisco to stop Pitter Patter Pounce at all costs.

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