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Campfire | 1/23/2012
Panes of Sunlight | 9/12/2011
A Little Update | 1/25/2011
Part XXIX--Epilogue: He's Smilin' At Us | 11/7/2010
Half Blood Part XXVIII--The Triumph | 10/28/2010
Half Blood Part XXVII--The Final Confrontation | 10/15/2010
Part XXVII--The Song of War | 10/3/2010
Half Blood Part XXV-Waiting | 9/23/2010
Half Blood Part XXIV--Marches | 9/16/2010
Half Blood Part XXIII--The Preparations | 8/23/2010
Half Blood Part XXII--Hope Has Risen Again | 8/2/2010
Half Blood Part XXI--The Hope of the Dead | 7/18/2010
Half Blood Part XX--Darkfang | 7/2/2010
Thank You Apricotpie! | 7/1/2010
Half Blood Part XIX--The Flight of Friends | 6/16/2010
Half Blood--History's Retelling | 6/1/2010
Half Blood Part XVII-The Answers | 5/15/2010
Half Blood Part XVI--A Dragon's Anger | 5/3/2010
Half Blood Part XV--Danilos' Move | 4/5/2010
A Story Comes A-Tappin' | 4/5/2010
Halfblood Part XIV--Varian's People | 3/4/2010
Halfblood Part XIII--The Lairds Take Council | 2/1/2010
Half Blood Part XII--Kerrin's Land | 1/5/2010
Half Blood Part XI--On the Back of A Dragon | 12/6/2009
Half Blood Part X--Secrets Unveiled | 11/5/2009
Not Called To Be A King | 10/5/2009
Halfblood Part IX--Unseen Eyes | 9/26/2009
Halfblood Pronunciation Guide of Names, Places, and Terms | 9/18/2009
The Summer of Learning | 9/11/2009
The Fire Juggler | 8/19/2009
Half Blood Postponment | 8/14/2009
Half Blood Part VIII-Onna's Risk | 7/25/2009
Half Blood Part VII--The Counselor's True Colors | 7/1/2009
Half Blood Part VI--Failure | 6/8/2009
Half Blood Part V--Run For It (Dangerous Plots II) | 5/15/2009
Half Blood Part IV--Dangerous Plots | 4/1/2009
In the Land of Never Almost | 3/13/2009
Modern Tips For Princes | 2/5/2009
Random Collaborative Story | 1/20/2009
Pieces of Winter | 12/16/2008
Remember My Chains | 12/2/2008
The True Story of Sleeping Beauty: By Flora the Fairy Godmother | 11/18/2008
Vines | 11/6/2008
The Great Prankster War | 10/13/2008
Magical Ink | 9/25/2008
My Weird Author Brain | 8/17/2008
Quotes Every Author Should Know | 7/5/2008
Prince Caspian: A Movie Review | 6/18/2008
For Jerusalem | 6/11/2008
Half-Blood Part III--Brother Against Brother | 5/16/2008
Good Ol' Samwise Gamgee | 5/2/2008
Half-Blood Part II--Th Forbidden People | 4/16/2008
Joy Is Me | 4/10/2008
Moving x 6 | 4/7/2008
Bane of Dwarves | 3/21/2008
Wind Rider | 3/8/2008
Half-Blood Part I--The Halfblood | 12/31/2007
Perfect | 12/19/2007
The Song of Arasi | 11/19/2007
Prayer | 10/14/2007
Camp Barnabas Bound! | 9/5/2007
Cry of the Heart | 9/5/2007
Something to Celebrate | 8/21/2007
The Immortals | 8/21/2007
The Sailor's Cross | 6/27/2007
Treasure | 6/20/2007
Giantkiller | 6/15/2007


Age: 27

Favorite word(s): Like, smile, laugh, alliteration, sweet, archaic, saga, segue, starlight...words in general. I love words, the act of speaking them, and the art of putting them down coherently on paper

Status: Homeschool Graduate

Who am I?

I'm a God-loving, word nerd and former home-schooler living with her metoerologist husband on the shores of beautiful Lake Superior in 'da U.P., eh!' of Michigan. I'ved loved fantasy and science fiction ever since my dad first handed me The Fellowship of the Ring after a family vacation.

I've written since I was 8, going through a phase of mystery and historical writing before discovering how much I enjoyed making up my own worlds and--surprisingly, since I'm not a history fan--the history and legends of those worlds. I have three of them currently in progress--my epic fantasy world, Absor; my steampunk world, Clospiel; and my science fantasy world, Sympos, as well as three I share with other authors.

I'm really what you might call a nerd. I have lots of fantasy pictures stuck to the wall above my desk, I dress in a sort of hippie-artist fashion, I almost exclusively read speculative fiction, though I break it up with suspense and old detective stories like Poirot, Miss Marple, Father Brown, and Sherlock Holmes. If I need complete fluff to read, I turn to chick lit, which sounds odd, but everyone needs their own idiosyncrasies, right? I also watch several sci-fi shows, generally Doctor Who, Stargate, and Star Trek.

My husband has introduced me to the joys of hiking, camping, skiing, and snowmobiling in the great north. I also enjoy swimming (when the water is warmer than 50 degrees!), building sandcastles and snowmen, canoing, playing piano and flute, Ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, softball, bicycling, making rag rugs, and storm-chasing with my husband. I want to learn martial arts, fencing, and archery. I've never had any other job than being an author, though now I suppose I could add "home-maker" to that list. I met my husband through a home-school orchestra, was friends with him for a couple of years, and had a wonderful courtship for eight months before being engaged for five months, then married on March 6, 2010.

I love hanging around people (especially home-schoolers), but also enjoy my alone time when my husband's at work and I'm at home. I especially love being around the people at our church, because they're awesome and such servants! Really, there's a lot to be learned from everyone there, and I'm blessed to be part of such an awesome family of God. I'm fascinated by the lake and love staring out over it from my living room window, especially on cold, foggy days.

I'm now what I consider to be "multi-published"--with an article in 31Ten Magazine's November 2010 issue and several short stories at Avenir Eclectia. I'm also seeking a home for my novel Half Blood (seen here in rough draft form) as well as being part of a three-author team posting an online, first-ever Christian steampunk novel, Falls the Shadow.

Come visit me online!

My writing blog: www.magical-ink.blogspot.com

The Lost Scribes, home of Falls the Shadow (co-authored by Mary and LoriAnn): www.lostscribes.blogspot.com

Facebook: search for H. A. Titus, Author

Twitter: HATitusWriting

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