Darius Nease


Name: Darius G. Nease
Born: September 30, 1975
Died: (Comment from the Reaper: 100 year lease renewal pending...Est. D.O.D. April 1, 2102)

Coming Soon: "You, Vampire", an interactive novel (iNovel) where you are a vampire and the hero of the story! The story is both romantic and action-packed and there is an original game system for resolving combat and other choices in the novel. The ruleset has already been published and is available as a free eBook here and at major retailers (You, Vampire: Core Rules). If you have already downloaded it, I'd love to hear your comments... =)
Comments entertained here: http://absoluteworstblogintheworld.wordpress.com/2012/12/29/coming-soon-you-vampire-an-interactive-novel/

Previous Jobs:

Taxi Driver
Professional Companion
SCUBA Instructor/Adventure Guide
Search and Recovery Diver
Medic/First Aid Instructor
Paid Fighter (at a "club")
Barker/fare collector (for a jeepney)
Floor Manager at a strip bar
Newspaper Columnist
Cut Flower/Gourmet Mushroom farm Efficiency consultant and Supervisor
Freelance Writer/Editor
English Teacher
K-12 Tutor
King Mealworm Cultivator
Tantric Sex Coach
Firefighter (Volunteer)

Current Job: Author/Publisher/Single Father (Full Time)

Other Pursuits:

I have long finished all my coursework for my Master's degree (MAT English) but haven't taken the comprehensive exams to go on to my thesis to complete the degree. I am a proponent of the Illichian form of education (please refer to "Anarchy Against Ignorance" in "From a Box in the Attic")
A week ago I made a life decision to become a full-time professional writer/publisher I have just reedited "From a Box in the Attic" and it is now published as a 2nd edition here on Smashwords with added content (and author commentary on each piece!) I'm also writing more short stories and finishing up several novels and an autobiography/memoir (the latter will contain a lot of frolicsome stuff from the above list...keep an eye out... ;) "From a Box in the Attic" will no longer be free. Its quality now deserves a price tag. I've updated the pricing, but please wait till the 2nd edition is pubd so you're sure to be paying for the new version and not the old, free one...thanks...
I am considering starting a blog and "twittertweeting"...details to be posted here...
I'm buying a domain name and will have my author/publisher site up shortly. I will post the URL.
Last but not least: Thank you to all my readers! The number of sales and downloads over the past 3 1/2 years have put me at double the average for a self-pubd author. Please feel free to connect with me at any of the addresses given on this page. I love to hear from readers and do not mind critique (in fact, I welcome it). I will continue to pub more worthy lit and I hope you continue to enjoy it...Cheers!!!


Where to find Darius Nease online

Where to buy in print


In The Beginning
By Darius Nease
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Category: Fiction
This is the first book in the Romanic Journey series, a fantastic account of the travels and adventures of a Romany family, wandering the land in search of a home.
You, Vampire: Core Rules
By Darius Nease
Price: Free! Words: 9,040. Language: American English. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This is the ruleset for the interactive novel "You, Vampire", soon to be published by Darius Nease where you are the hero of the story! This is being released as a free eBook before the novel is published to give readers time to become familiar with the methods for playing the novel such that you can begin enjoying the story without having to go through pages of rules when the novel is released.
Question Marks
By Darius Nease
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: American English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Fiction
Can he get to his daughter in time? Will he become a successful writer soon enough? What is the artist up to? What is it that the monks really want? And, what did Stephanie do? Do you really want the answers? (Formerly published under the title "Force" in the anthology "From a Box in the Attic" by the same author.)
From a Box in the Attic
By Darius Nease
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,470. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2009. Category: Fiction
This is a selection of creative and critical writing, now in its 2nd edition. Included are creative non-fiction, experimental fiction, drama (plays) and essays; the chapter of poetry includes a varied selection from my archives (including haiku and limericks)--some from the 1900's. This edition contains new content, a short story, as well as a section of author commentary on each included piece.

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