Krysteen Damon

Biography

I live in Washington with my daughter. I started writing when I was still in middle school and I as I grew, so did my writing and my passion for it.

To be truthful, I'm not very good at talking about myself about anything. I am good at bragging about my daughter, rambling, and topic jumping. I did consider asking someone close to me to write this, but I always feel like that that's impersonal.

Most of my reading in my life has been romance. And all of my first attempts at writing a book have been romances. Ironically, I find writing romance is somewhat hard for me, and I find writing horror quite easy (most likely because I'm easily frightened). But both I will write!

Smashwords Interview

Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Definitely. I don't remember exactly how old I was, but I do know that I was still in elementary school and I was old enough to write. It was about these two sisters who were playing in their yard and decided to follow a yellow butterfly into the woods where they got lost. When they heard their mom calling, the same butterfly led them back out to safety. Even now when I think about that story, I think of me and my sister; we lived on eight acres of wooded land. I'm not sure if it actually happened or if my daydreaming carried me away again. My mom still keeps the story in her hope.

The next one I remember I never called it a story. I called it a scheme. I don't know why. I basically took the names of singers and the songs they sung that I knew and I connected them all in a plot so it made some sort of sense.

But the first book I started writing was when I was in sixth or seventh grade. I had two chapters written as well as a character list. Hopefully someday I will revisit it and breathe life back into the characters.
Who are your favorite authors?
My top favorite author is Jane Austen. I love her classic style and the way she incorporates so much of real life (you really need to look past the time period) into her works; they're timeless for a reason. Other than her, I enjoy many authors. I read just about anything I can, so many authors jump to mind that I love. Nicholas Sparks, J.K. Rowling, Ruth Ann Nordin, Jana DeLeon, and many others. It is hard to find a really gifted author that is easy to fall in love with, but with the rise of ebooks, the challenge is becoming easier.
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Books

Come Find Me
Price: Free! Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.00)
Jennifer's sister, Rachel, has inherited their Aunt's house. Jennifer hates the house, she's convinced it's haunted, but Rachel thinks differently. Rachel doesn't live in fear of things in shadows like her sister does and decides to move into the house... and never comes back. Jennifer, worried about her sister, goes looking for her at the house. Will she come back?

Krysteen Damon’s tag cloud

blood    horror    scary    short story   

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Smashwords book reviews by Krysteen Damon

  • Leaves of Autumn: A Short Horror on March 25, 2013

    This is a good short story. The author could have definitely written a lot more with it, but it was still good.
  • Incubus on March 25, 2013

    Amazing. I love how detailed it was. None of it seemed fake or forced (when it came to the history part). I also love how twisted it is. I would love to read more of this type of thing and I definitely plan on checking out the rest of the Bestiary Tales.
  • Dobharchu on March 25, 2013

    Simply amazing. I was hesitant because I'm not really into animal stories, but I read it anyways because I loved Incubus so much. This story definitely did not disappoint. I'm actually interested in learning the real myths of the dobharchu.
  • Alicanto on March 25, 2013

    Simply amazing. Love the way it ended. It was just perfect.
  • Phooka on March 25, 2013

    I love this one! It has a very sweet feeling to it, and I just love how you're left wondering if she ever sees him again.
  • Mngwa on March 25, 2013

    I like this story, but the ending was a little disappointing. I felt bad for Mayasa and I would've liked to see what would have happened with the guardian. Still worth reading though.
  • Corocotta on March 25, 2013

    Not my favorite, but I still liked it. Excellent writing and a good story.
  • Grylio on March 25, 2013

    I really liked this one. Sad though. Excellent writing. I really like this author.
  • The Hunted (Blood Series Book 0) on March 26, 2013

    Oh my word is this amazing! And I've only read half of it. I can't wait to finish it and I really hope that this proves that there's more story to be told. So amazing and definitely a must read.