C. D. Verhoff


C. D. Verhoff is the author of Glory Alley and the Star Riders, the Galatia Series, and Red the First. Her writing usually incorporates elements of science fiction, fantasy or the paranormal. Writers like Piers Anthony, Issac Asimov, Terry Brooks, Dean Koontz, Madeleine L'Engle, Anne McCaffrey and J.R.R. Tolkien were huge influences, sparking a love of fantasy and science fiction early on. According to C. D. Verhoff, writing fiction ranks somewhere between eating warm chocolate chip cookies and riding the Millennium roller coaster at Cedar Point.

Smashwords Interview

What made you want to be a writer?
It's probably a control thing, because writing fiction allows me to bend the universe to my will. The sun and the moon rise and set on my command. Need a little magic? I can make it spark from the end of a nose. If I want a river to stop flowing, it stops flowing. If I tell the mountains to throw themselves into the sea, they must obey. Even the animals are created by my design; any size, any shape, it's up to me. People between the pages are molded according to my specifications. When I tell them to eat, they eat. When I tell them to kill, they kill. If I want them to fall in love, they fall in love. Will the star-crossed lovers survive the night? I'll decide. The power of life and death are in my hands. Mwah, ha, ha.
Why do you write?
I'm addicted. When a scene comes together, it gives me a high. When I'm forced to stay away from my computer too long, I get jittery until I get my daily fix of wordage.
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Smashwords book reviews by C. D. Verhoff

  • Bala Bala Can you hear that? on Aug. 06, 2012

    In the tradition of Rudolph the Rednose Reindeer, readers learn that what sets us apart from everyone else in embarrassing ways might become one of our finest attributes. A nice message and adorable illustrations. This is too simple for the average 8-9 year-old though. I'd place it more in the 4-7 year-old range.