CN James


CN James' short story The Dark Room won honorable mention in the 78th Annual Writer's Digest Writing Competition for genre short story. He teaches college writing as well as guitar, and enjoys jazz, alternative rock, watching 80's cartoons, and experiencing stories with monsters in them.

He wanted to major in Mad Science, but felt the abandoned windmills on the hill a bit too drafty a place to get work done, and found evading angry mobs far too burdensome a task.

He holds a Master's Degree in English Education and a Bachelor's Degree in Music (Jazz Guitar).
He is the author of the dystopian science fiction novels BONE MACHINE and co-author of THE ARMAGEDDON FACTOR. His upcoming series GHOSTLAND (YA Dystopian Romance), co-authored with Amy Joy will be released in 2015.

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The Ghostlands, Part 1: Erie Energy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,310. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
Mysteries surround Anastasia’s life—a life she no longer seems to fit in—not since her boyfriend disappeared. But her brother claims he has answers. And while she’s never felt compelled to trust him before, this time she finds it impossible to refuse. But to do so she’ll have to venture outside the safety of the city of Erie Energy and into haunted wasteland known as the ghostlands.
The Dark Room
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Jamie is only eight years old and already hates his life. Every night he screams for his parent s to help him rid his room of monsters.His parents assume it’s nothing more than the boy’s imagination, but what they fail to realize is that the monsters are real.

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