John Stockmyer


John G. Stockmyer is an individual whose irrepressible creativity has manifested itself in many ways: as a poet, teacher, produced playwright, author, co-owner of an educational materials business, creator of a time-machine simulator, and, more recently, as a podcaster and producer of eBooks. During his career he has received awards for scholarship, numerous teaching awards and, as a writer, was a Thorpe Menn finalist.

He is the co-author of three non-fiction books: Unleashing the Right Side of the Brain - The Stephen Greene Press, Life Trek: The Odyssey of Adult Development - Humanics, and Right Brain Romance - Ginn Press. He is also the author of over 25 works of fiction, including the Crime/Hard-Boiled "Z-Detective" Series, and the Science-Fiction/Fantasy "Under The Stairs" Series. He has also written a quirky vampire novel titled, The Gentleman Vampire.

John G. Stockmyer is now semi-retired from a 40+ year career as an Ancient/European History Professor at Maple Woods Community College, but still teaches and writes part-time. He currently lives in the Midwest with his wife Connie.

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Under The Stairs - Book 1 in The Bandworld Series
Price: Free! Words: 106,270. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
John Lyon, historian, new homeowner, stumbled through a gateway into an alternate reality under the stairs of his old house. And ... here he was, running a dangerous bluff; trying to pass himself off as a powerful Mage in this land that the natives called Stil-de-grain. Join John Lyon on fantastic adventures in Book #1 in the Bandworld series.
Of Mice and Murderers - Book 1 in The Z-Detective Series
Price: Free! Words: 85,180. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Meet Big Bob Zapolska (Z for short), an unlicensed private eye whose healthy disregard for legal "technicalities," lands him in the middle of some interesting situations. Z may be a loner. He may be a loser. He may, in fact, be a dangerous pyromaniac. But if someone has cheated you --- if someone is crowding you --- it's good to have the Z-man on your side!

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