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Saw this awesome #booktag going around called #twofavouriteauthors and thought I’d partake. My favorite authors are @deankoontzofficial and @stephenking . I’ve loved the various works of Mr. King since I was a kid, and his master storytelling abilities are the reason why I have pursued a writing career in the first place. When I was a teenager, I began reading Mr. Koontz and instantly fell in love with his work. I love the stories they tell, but I am so invested in the characters they create more. These made up characters begin to feel so real that you form an emotional connection while reading, and that’s what I want to create with my work. So my question to you guys is what two authors have impacted you as either a writer or a reader? #author #writer #stephenking #deankoontz #book #writing


Anthony Avina, (Born March 1990), is an author, a journalist, and a blogger. Born in Southern California, he has battled through injuries, disabilities, moves back and forth across the country, and more, yet still maintains a creative voice that he hopes to use not only to entertain but to inspire hope in even the darkest situations. He writes short stories and novels in several genres, and is also a seasoned journalist for the online magazine, On Request Magazine, as well as the popular site TheGamer. Having grown up reading the books of Dean Koontz and Stephen King, they inspired him to write new and exciting stories that delved into the minds of richly developed characters. He constantly tries to write stories that have never been told before, and to paint a picture in your mind while you are reading the book, as if you could see every scene of the book as if it were a movie you were watching. His stories will get your imaginations working, and will also show that in spite of the most despairing and horrific situations, hope is never out of reach. He am always writing, and so there will never be a shortage of new stories for your reading pleasure.

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