R. Daniel Lester


R. Daniel Lester reads, writes and lives in Vancouver, BC, Canada, aka Terminal City.

He has 14 years in the writing game with the battle scars and rejection letters to back it up.

In 2009, under his own imprint, Dirt Starling Press, he published three books: poetry collection, It’s All in the Interpretation, short story collection, Caffeine Fueled Revelation Machines and the novel, Die, Famous!.

Most recently, his writing has been seen online in Geist magazine, Shotgun Honey, Out of the Gutter, The Flash Fiction Offensive and The Big Adios.

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Caffeine Fueled Revelation Machines
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,630. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man at war with dust. A reality TV star striving to be just a little more (in)famous. A washed-up stereo salesman questioning the purpose of his 8-track existence. These characters and more inhabit the pages of this short story collection. Each person at a crossroads, however vital/trivial. Each arriving at a realization, however monumental/fleeting. Each having to live with the consequences.
Die, Famous!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,240. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Question: What would 32 reality TV stars do in a manufactured city as cameras and microphones capture every moment for a worldwide audience. Answer: Less than you might think...that is until they figure out what the game is about. This debut novel is a satirical skewer through the shrunken heart of reality TV. A story of love and hate and tanning and paying the ultimate price for fame.

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