David Swan


I have been writing for 5 years and prefer novellas. I have not yet established a genre and find myself enthused by an idea and then build a story around it that happens to be science-fiction or urban fantasy.

I studied creative writing at Bangor University, Wales and had the chances to study other great writers which helped me a lot.
I have not written much since a I have traveled a lot recently but I am starting to fire things up again.

Looking at what I have written so far I am inspired by the world around me, my own personal experiences, and my hopes and fears for the future.

Smashwords Interview

How do you discover the ebooks you read?
The e-books I read are written by well-known established authors.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes, it was in an English writing class while I was in the RAF Police. The tutor mentioned that I had a great imagination but it would be twenty years before I would set pen to paper.
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Where to find David Swan online


Short-Stories that take Risks
Price: Free! Words: 22,080. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A collection of short-stories that are funny, farcical, serious and absurd. The stories range from Alien invasions to conspiracy theories, from lighthearted tales with spiritual meanings to sarcastic rants against institutional religion.
Spiritual Poetry
Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
Spiritual Poetry is a reflection of a ten year spiritual and not-so-spiritual period in my life. It is not all my life. Just a period. It spans a Silent Retreat through the Sahara Desert, Zen and Tibetan retreats. It also tracks my travels to Rotterdam, the Sahara and India.
Price: Free! Words: 22,490. Language: British English. Published: November 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
369 is a tale about grief and the different coping mechanisms we deploy to deal with it.
Once When We Were Human
You set the price! Words: 18,290. Language: British English. Published: November 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
'Once When We Were Human' looks at what it is that makes us human and what it means when we no longer utilize the extra faculties of our species to make a difference in this world.

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