Judy Goodwin

Biography

Judy Goodwin developed a passion for writing at a young age, creating picture books from the time she could read and write. She continued this passion throughout her schooling, earning her BA degree in Creative Writing from the University of Arizona. Along with the passion for English came a love of all languages, and Ms. Goodwin went on to study other languages as well, including German, French, and Japanese. She spent time as an exchange student in Germany, which helped to develop her love of other cultures.

She has published short stories in small press and online magazines including Space and Time, Dreams and Nightmares, and Beyond Centauri. With the advent of eBooks and indie publishing, she decided to move into the brave new world of publishing with the debut of her first novel, Heart of the Witch.

Her second novel is anticipated at the end of 2013, entitled Journey to Landaran.

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Books

The Wish: A Paranormal Short Story Two Pack
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 11,180. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014 by Diamond Print Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Jodi is in love. The problem is that she's in love with her best friend, Tanya. And her best friend is in love with Roger. Even worse, they're getting married. As her friend prepares for a big wedding combining her Japanese and American traditions, Jodi finds herself praying to a long lost Japanese goddess for help.
Journey to Landaran (Spirit Mage Saga #1)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,600. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014 by Diamond Print Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Twins born of a magical heritage. The power to read minds. To possess bodies. To travel inside dreams. In the world of Ernid, Spirit is the ultimate power. Aidah and her brother Tavish grew up hidden away from the political maneuverings of mages born and bred to rule. They say Spirit Mages are either angels or devils, and Firestarters are ruled by emotion. Nations will go to war over them.
Fairies at Fisherman's Wharf
Series: Cathy Pembroke, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Diamond Print Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
Fairy Attack! Cathy Pembroke learns the meaning of this when she visits a popular San Francisco shopping spot. When the fairies steal her niece's present, Cathy must find a way to get it back . . . without hurting the little darlings. Fantasy and humor short story pack.
Noon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012 by Diamond Print Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » African American fiction » General
At noon, Edward lost his shadow. What now? Follow Edward as he struggles to break the curse that someone has placed on him. A jealous wife, a mysterious Haitian girl . . . Edward must hurry, or the curse will kill him, within twenty-four hours. Bonus story: "On Parole", about a man who must prove he can be a good dad in a world where parents must pass the parole board to have children.
Heart of the Witch
You set the price! Words: 156,010. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012 by Diamond Print Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A male witch in a world where witches are burned at the stake. A goddess trapped in a circle of stone. A girl searching to find where she belongs. All will come together in the Heart of a Witch.
Purple Irises: A Fantasy Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012 by Diamond Print Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A dream is a powerful thing. Rhona's dreams set her on a mission to find a cure for the ailing Thane. She must travel to an ancient ruin to find the 'irises of purple hue.' Worse, she must bring the Thane's young daughter Alura, as the child is intricately tied in with the prophecy. In a land infested with evil spirits set to destroy them, Rhona will need every ounce of her skill to succeed.
Name of a King
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012 by Diamond Print Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
"Name of a King" is a short story which explores the power of Names and the wisdom of Fate. When the queen Cybele gives birth, she must decide whether to obey her king and grant her son a warrior's name, or dare to defy him in the hopes of bringing peace to a war torn kingdom. It is a decision which may cost Cybele her life.
Eight Minutes Before the End of the World: Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012 by Diamond Print Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
It's never a good thing when an alien utters that fateful exclamation, "Oops!" A humorous tale of the end of things. And strawberries. Bonus short story included: The Emergence, a story of a sentient ship who will do anything to protect her beloved captain. Even if it means working with an alien threat.

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