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Kevin James Breaux

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Biography

*Official Bio (short) - 2/2017

Kevin James Breaux has written seven books and devoted the past ten years of his life to crafting short stories and novels. He is a member of the Horror Writers Association, and the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America.

Breaux is always enthusiastic about the challenge writing presents. He lives by the motto “Write Makes Might!”© and sees each new page as an opportunity to improve and advance.

Seeking new literary agent.

 

Agents

Kevin was represented by Marisa A. Corvisiero the founder of the Corvisiero Literary Agency. http://www.corvisieroagency.com from 2014 to 2017.

 

 

Kevin James Breaux, Brent Weeks and Peter Orullian at Powells

 

Quick Facts

 

Kevin's professional writing career spans almost ten years, but his journey started in 1998.

Constantly creating, Kevin sees the books he writes like movies in his head. He just has to flesh them out.

In 2004, he was chosen to represent Jenkintown, Pennsylvania Barnes and Nobles on New Writers Night.

Kevin is a big a G.I. JOE fan. (old comics+cartoons) He would love to write a JOE comic or short story.

Kevin is a published artist with works in Zombie CSU and THEY BITE! He has also done advertisement and merchandise design work for the first X-Men movie.

In 2009, Kevin drove across country, moving from PA to OR. He did not want to fly his dogs. (2 Shar Peis)

Over 1,300 people entered the SOUL BORN giveaway on Goodreads.com 2/2011... and again in 6/2011. Very cool!

In 2011, Kevin was writing 3 books at once.

Kevin has been playing video games since the early 1980s with the Atari 2600. He is on XBL as BRO2099.

As a fan of Anime, Kevin would love to adapt an existing series to book. Or write a Manga title some day.

Often lists his favorite video game ever as Nobunaga's Ambition for NES or Final Fantasy Tactics for PSX, but Dragon Age: Origins might be beating it now. (or SKYRIM) ***Okay, it's SKYRIM***

Favorite TV show no one seems to know about: MUTANT X.

Favorite Star Trek series: Deep Space Nine

Favorite other series: BSG (2004 series), Spartacus, Black Sails, and The Walking Dead.

Kevin is a migraine sufferer. Has been for 20 some years.

Won an eight hour-all night game of Secret Mission RISK back in the mid 90s. (and is still proud of it)

One of his favorite movies is BROTHERHOOD OF THE WOLF, and he saw it in the theater when it was released.

Longest book written: FLESH ENDED - its final draft before editing was just under 180,000 words. After a few re-reads and edits it dropped to 172,000.

In 2012, Kevin completed his 5th book.

Still has all his old D&D hardbound manuals from the early 80s.

Listen to DARK WATER: BEAMING SMILE dramatically read/acted out on TheDramaPod

Kevin has reoccurring dreams about tending to snakes... and the food store. Good thing he lucid dreams.

Has made the prelim ballot of the Bram Stoker Awards two years in a row. 2011 and 2012.

Kevin is an official Bram Stoker Award nominated author. He contributed a story in a nominated anthology called SLICES OF FLESH.

His motto and slogan is "Write Makes Might!©"

He has three tattoos. His favorite is the shark.

Kevin has a new fanbase... Russia! He sent a box full of signed author copies, which took months to arrive, but they made it!

134 IQ. Recently scored in top 2%.

In 2013, Kevin finished his 6th book. It was soon after the 5th one. :)

Kevin enjoys Loot Crate. Subscribed for an entire year. 4/2014 to 4/2015.

Kevin had been listed #1 of the top 20 authors on Publishers Marketplace, several times, but spent 3 weeks in August in the top 20.

Kevin collects old NES cartridges. Many are his originally owned ones. :)

2014 - Created the now popular #TeamCorvisiero hashtag. And a few of their funny banners.

Loves the Funko minis.

Kevin finished his 7th book in late 2014.

New member of the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America. SFWA.org in 2015.

He copyrights all his work. Likes getting the official copyright certs in the mail.

2016 - SOUL BORN: Reborn edition becomes a free read for fans.

2016 - ONE SMOKING HOT FAIRY TAIL is released!

2017- THE LIFEBLOOD OF ILL-FATED WOMEN is released!

2017 - ONE SMOKING HOT FAIRY TAIL is a Paranormal Romance Guild Nominee and 1st Place Award Winner!

 

 

Publishing History

Novels


THE LIFEBLOOD OF ILL-FATED WOMEN - 01/2017 Kindle and Paperback

ONE SMOKING HOT FAIRY TAIL - 4/2016 Kindle and Paperback **2016 Pitch Perfect Pick Winner**

**2/2017 Paranormal Romance Guild Nominee and 1st Place Award Winner!

 

 

SOUL BORN - Reborn Edition - 1/2015 on KINDLE - 2/2016 Now out of print

BLOOD DIVIDED – Epic/Dark Fantasy – Dark Quest Books released 12/2011. **7th place new Sci-fi / Fantasy novel in the Preditors and Editors poll 2011**

SOUL BORN – Epic/Dark Fantasy – Dark Quest Books – released 11/2010. **Winner of 1st place new Sci-Fi / Fantasy novel in the Preditors and Editors poll 2010**


Short Stories in Print and/or E-book

 

Ending Summer Nights - 10/2016 on KINDLE (short story)

Dark Water: Beaming Smile - 3rd edition - 1/2015 on KINDLE

Dead Man's Party - Hellfire Publishing - e-book short story released 7/2013

The Journal of USS Indianapolis Survivor: Stefanos “Stevie” Georgiou - Zombie Jesus and Other True Stories - Dark Moon Press - released 11/2012. ***3rd place new Horror Short in the Preditors and Editors poll 2012 and reached the prelim ballot for the Bram Stoker Award**

She. Her. You. – Horror – Slices of Flesh Anthology – Dark Moon Press – released 3/2012 **Bram Stoker nominated anthology**

Beer Vs. Zombies – Horror-Humor – Dark Moon Digest Magazine #7 - released 3/2012
Dark Water: Beaming Smile – Horror/Thriller – Hellfire Publishing – e-book released 10/2011 **3rd place new Horror Short in the Preditors and Editors poll 2011 and reached the prelim ballot for the Bram Stoker Award.


Mother's Milk – Horror – L-L Publications – Too Much Boogie Anthology – released 4/2011
A Battle of Ego – Horror/Steampunk – UnEarthed Press – Anthology of Ichor III – released 4/2011
A Way to a Man's Heart is Through His Stomach –Horror – Hellfire Publishing – e-book short story released 4/2011
Only the Dead will Stand – Horror – Living Dead Press – Dead History Anthology – released 2/2010

Short Stories Published on the Web
Ending Summer Nights – Horror – Lucrezia Magazine – released 5/2010
** 9th place New Horror Short in the Preditors and Editors poll 2010**

Articles and Guest Posts in Publications (small sampling)
Geek’s-eye View – Article – Suspense Magazine 11/2011
How the Castle Breaux was Built – Article – Suspense Magazine 8/2011
Top that Pokemon! – Article- Suspense Magazine 7/2011

Notes: Hellfire Publishing went out of business in 2013.

Soul Born and Blood Divided are no longer in contract with Dark Quest books as of 4/2014.

 

 

Kevin is a member of:

Paranormal Romance Guild - 2017

Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) 2015-2017

Horror Writers Association (HWA) - 2008-2017

Erotic Writers Association (EAA) - 2009-2016 (**2016 group now closed)

Willamette Writers - 2009-2012

 

 

e-mail: kevin @ kevinbreaux.com

www.kevinbreaux.com

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