The House of Mayberry Road

The House of Mayberry Road

by World Castle Publishing


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781938961175
Publisher: World Castle Publishing
Publication date: 08/28/2012
Pages: 246
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

My name is Troy. My first, truest, and ultimate love is self-expression. I've been writing since the third grade, when our teacher made us write a story for class. That did it for me. I was hooked. I'm 30 now; I was 9 then. I've taken long breaks over the years, but I've never completely stopped, not even during my more depressed and doubtful times. Horror, science fiction, and fantasy are my fortes, though I have branched out: screenplays, poetry, philosophies, short stories, coming-of-age dramas, action, suspense ... you name it, I wrote it. One of the biggest contributors, I believe, to why I enjoy it so much, is because since childhood, I've had a crippling social anxiety disorder. When I'm around crowds or people I don't know, I freeze up, become very quiet. My heart pounds against my chest. I used to even black out and have panic attacks (very unpleasant experience, in case you never had one before). Don't know why I was always shy and awkward. Kids in school made it even worse. So, since I couldn't express myself verbally, I guess I used writing as a second form of communication. Strangely enough, I feel closer to God (or some divine force) whenever I have that spark of creativity. I feel like I'm closer to something larger than myself. It's actually like taking medicine.

So I guess this is where I say I start writing blogs to expose myself further out into the world. I don't care if I'm rich, or famous, or popular, or whatever. I just want my stories to reach people. To show people a side of myself I never could before, especially as a kid when I needed to most. I want people to read something of mine and understand where I'm coming from, to take people on a journey into a brave new world they've never seen before. I want to share a part of my soul with humanity.

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Integrity_Consultants More than 1 year ago
Come with Me to the House on Mayberry Road I really enjoyed this story, though it wasn't quite what I expected. I went looking for a story about a haunted house and got that and so much more. Even though I'm really not a sci-fi fan, I couldn't help but appreciate the direction in which the author took me as a reader. The characters were interesting, and I felt satisfied upon turning the last page. I really appreciated the sense of closure and the inkling that maybe, just maybe, the characters and unknown world might just be revisited. If you enjoyed this book, you will also enjoy The Gate by Jason Brant.