Zachary Koala Hardison


Zachary Koala Hardison lives in Columbus, Ohio, with his wife and daughter, and two cats, Dexter and Luna. When he's not frequenting coffee shops around town, he enjoys conversations with aspiring writers, students, and readers.

And yes, his middle name really is Koala.

Smashwords Interview

Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
The first story I wrote as a writer was wonderfully chaotic. It was in a college workshop class and the professor had to diagram out the story because it had multiple plotlines and was not told chronologically.

I remember him saying how much he had to work as a reader to keep up; that it forced him to be an active participant. I loved being able to get that kind of reaction.

I chose a horrible title though...
How do you approach cover design?
I'm always looking for something unique that would stand out on a bookshelf, almost like the cover is a piece of artwork. I never understood all these books where the author's name and title of the book are ginormous and block the image.

You're about to read tens of thousands of words inside the book; let's tone it down on the cover, okay?
Read more of this interview.

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Where to buy in print


Curse the Day | Azrael's Lament
"I have been watching. Your empires rise. Your dreams impress. Your hatred grow…and I did nothing. Now I will overwhelm your wrath with my save you." — Azrael


The Unveiling
A story of good, evil, and the grey in between.
Curse the Day
Price: $2.99 USD.


Curse the Day
Series: The Unveiling. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,180. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
In this supernatural debut, a shadowy figure begins killing humans he marks as truly evil, while trying to ignite a war between the corrupt and the incorruptible.

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