K.J. Pierce

Biography

K.J. Pierce is a jack of all trades. This, perhaps, makes her master of none, but her interests are varied enough she doesn’t mind. Her main goal in life is to understand the human condition, which she’s explored, in part, in Fractured: essays on love, friendship, and the nightmares in between, her eBook of Creative Nonfiction. She holds a BA in English Literature/Creative Writing from Agnes Scott College and a MLitt in The Gothic Imagination from the University of Stirling. K.J. currently lives in central Florida with her cat, Dorian Gray, who lives up to his name by striving to be the state’s most prolific lizard serial killer.

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Books

Anatomy of an Excuse - flash fiction and short film adaptation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: American English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Screenplays » Drama, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
A self-proclaimed control freak must choose between wrestling for control and relinquishing it as a gift of love when her long-term boyfriend gains the upper hand by exerting control of his own.
Using Images to Create Basic Storylines
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Every author has their own tricks of the trade when it comes to writing and coming up with basic storylines. Some peruse newspapers or magazines, others use writing prompts; sometimes all it takes is a bit of creative thinking. Included in this e-book are instructions on how to perform this exercise, an example by the author, 20 images to get you started, and information on where to find images.
[Article] We are Family: Family Dynamics in Poppy Z. Brite's Lost Souls
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature
From the disregard of the matriarch to ineffectual patriarchs who deny their birthright to descendants left to their own devices, author K.J. Pierce briefly explores dysfunctional family life in Lost Souls.
[Article] Eat, Drink, and be Merry for Tomorrow you may Die: Bakhtin's Carnival in Poppy Z. Brite's Exquisite Corpse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature
Article – approximately 4,250 words. A brief exploration of Bakhtin's Carnival in Poppy Z. Brite's novel, Exquisite Corpse.
Fractured: essays on love, friendship, and the nightmares in between
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,780. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
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In this collection of personal essays, author K.J. Pierce reflects on the nature of love, relationships, and emotional attachments, examining not only what others have come to teach her, but her own motivations as well.
Weeping Ash
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
She was withdrawn and hiding. He was lost and searching. One girl. One guy. One chance meeting.

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