Benny A. McFadden


Benny A. McFadden is a writer of poetry and fiction that lives in San Diego, California. An avid hiker, beer drinker news junky, he does not live in a tree but occasionally likes to climb up into one.

Smashwords Interview

Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
Absolutely. My mother taught me to read when I was very young. Before kindergarten, I believe. The first book she taught me to read was Dr. Seuss' The Cat In The Hat. I remember having trouble pronouncing "Th..." but after that it was smooth sailing. With my mother pointing out the words and correcting my grammar as I read out loud.
How do you approach cover design?
I do not approach cover design. I'm not a designer.
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3 long Poems
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 8,410. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic
3 long Poems Benny A. McFadden Sense Despair Pay The Village Little Ember
A slow beginning to a complex song
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
A slow beginning to a complex song By Ben McFadden But the truth is, they could not rescue me, Just like the truth is, I cannot rescue you. My indifference at the time, it may have seemed cruel, But you’re the one who told me just how cold I could be. Clean White Bed, performed by The Smoke and Benjamin, lyrics written by Tracy Snow.
Mattock Makers
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 26,440. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Forward The intent of this novel is not historical accuracy. It is meant to entertain the reader, shelve a collection of memories for me, the author, and expose how a person of a younger generation daydreams about how his forbearers who are deceased lived their lives. Based on stories passed down from my older relatives and what a great-uncle of mine learned from investigating his ancestry, M

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