J. David Clarke
J. David Clarke is a native Texan who was published in the literary journal of Tarrant County Junior College before moving on to become a Fine Arts graduate of Southwest Texas State University. He is an author, occasional blogger, and lover of all things nerd: comics, science fiction, fantasy, roleplaying, and gaming.
He has written four books: one collection of short stories called "The Rubberband Man and Other Stories", the first two volumes of a science fiction series called "313" (Volume 1 is titled "Missing Time" and Volume 2, "Time Spent") and a Young Adult fantasy adventure called "The Wizard in My Window". He is currently working on "313" Volume 3, "Time Lost", and an epic fantasy series called "Keeper of Days", Volume 1 "The Book of Day and Night". He hopes to have both completed in 2014.
He lives in Texas with his cat, Nightingale.
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The Wizard in My Window
NaNoWriMo 2013 book. Last updated
When Timothy Collier finds a curious mark in his bedroom window that looks like a wizard in a pointy hat, his family concludes it's just one more thing to replace in the old house. But soon strange things start happening, chaos erupts, and before they know it Timothy and his family are face to face with an ancient wizard's greatest powers and most dangerous enemies.
The mystery of MISSING TIME is over. Now, the passengers of school bus 313 must deal with an even greater threat, as dangerously powerful foes are unleashed in their world. Even worse, they are plagued by memories of an event they don't fully understand. They must piece together the threads of what happened: the rooftop, the cracks in the sky, and a strange otherworldly being.
Eight students. A school bus careens out of control and crashes. Soon the students begin to discover that they possess strange abilities. No one knows exactly what happened, and they each remember something different. Now, they are being hunted down one by one, and to survive they must piece the puzzle of their memories together and solve the mystery of the missing time.
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A little girl bonds with her best friend: the oak tree in her front yard. A couple finds their relationship tested in a little Texas cafe. The nature of power is explored when a student is called before the court of the reigning school bully. These stories and others from the mind of J. David Clarke play out scenes from the strange corners of imagination.
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