Stephen Shypitka

Biography

Stephen's eBooks have sold across three continents in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the UK and the US. His online success has allowed his work to be noticed, read and savoured with his fiction for our times that turns heads, crosses genres and connects us all. Stephen was born in British Columbia, Canada an alumnus of USC film school in Los Angeles, he has taught the craft and loves to travel.

Smashwords Interview

How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
It was recommended to me by a mate whose counsel I trust and that is key. I think there is a certain street cred to Smashwords which in turn reflects upon authors. It is all about the writing, but Smashwords is such a keen model to help get the work out there into the ether. I was happy to sign on early.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
That is hard to put into words. Freedom. Absolute freedom. To take the blank page and go anywhere and say anything without having to worry about censoring oneself. Bliss. To be the creator of worlds.
Read more of this interview.

Where to find Stephen Shypitka online


Books

Diary Of A Time Traveller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,660. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The strange case of Dr James Mist who possesses a key that makes time travel possible leaving him a target of the Nazis in prewar London and post-war rock 'n roll and with one peculiar side effect, a melancholy of Christmas.
The Piccadilly Butcher
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,480. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Profiler extraordinaire Jules Bright with a reputation to rival Sherlock Holmes is confronted by his failing health as he battles a serial killer terrifying Londoners whilst torn between a growing love for a young Met police officer.
House Of The Rising Sun
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,780. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
A poor, southern upstart lands in New Orleans with nothing and a dream of becoming a writer soon finds himself crossing the lavender line making friends in a house of male prostitution.
Silverfish
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,880. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Witness the disc. Feel the burn. We are being followed by a moonshadow.
Crazy Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
During rehearsals a middle-aged playwright and a young actor fall in love further complicating their current relationships.
Necromancer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,610. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Deep in the black forest among the tall looming pines lies the lair of the oldest, blackest, meanest living witch. I mean the one who wrote the book on witchcraft and two teenage buddies are lunch!
The Gay Dick
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,670. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Former LAPD Richard Spade finds himself out in Vancouver with his fledgling detective agency, twink Jimmy and his rat dog and the resurfacing of his nemesis Sir Ian, all while investigating the case of The Seven Foot Transvestite in this riotous laugh and reboot of the 1970s mystery movies.
The God Signature
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,510. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
They did the unthinkable. They accomplished the impossible. Man has finally created God. Now would they destroy him?
The Wilde West
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,950. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Misfits. Outlaws. Lovers? Where the gloss of gay meets true grit.
Euripides Fountain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this future, the privileged have unlocked the key to immortality, thanks to the altering of their telomeres the wealthy enjoy the "high life" and live to be 300; meanwhile, the poor are relegated to work and die short.
Hollow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Struggling screenwriter Andy Hughes finds himself leaping between Pacifica and Homeworld brought on by a bout of fatigue, fear and loneliness that finds himself in love with the same man in two alternate realities.
Cowboy Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
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Inspired by Elton John's Captain Fantastic and The Brown Dirt Cowboy comes an original short story of the lives of how a rodeo rider and an English rocker come to meet and love set against the backdrop of the Canadian rockies world famous rodeo.
Whitcomb
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,800. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Dr Ian Whitcomb set out to improve the human condition only to become destroyer in this tale of loss and technology crossed love.
Hetero World
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,060. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Viruses grow, evolve, mutate. They don’t die. They wait in the shadows. Aaron Sumner, reared in a life of Dixie privilege, woke to find the AIDS virus had become intermittently airborne and the world edging toward a final and terrifying solution. It would be up to Aaron, one gay man infected with the virus they so feared to not only save himself, his friends, his family, but his way of life.

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