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Aubrey Hansen

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Peter's Angel

In the wake of a lost War for Independence, Peter Jameson, a young colonel, struggles to protect his tiny patriot state of Rhode Island from the oppression of New Britain, the wealthy British duchy.

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The Balcony – semi-finalist!

The Balcony has been accepted as a semi-finalist in the 2016 Christian Worldview Film Festival!

My producer Jordan Smith of Phantom Moose Films surprised me with the news, and it came as a huge boost of encouragement after I’d been out of the writing race for awhile.  The Balcony is my third short script that has been produced by Phantoom Moose, and you can watch it on YouTube here:

I had actually written this short script many years ago in a fit of inspiration after attending a concert at a college with my brother.  I had admired the grand … read more »

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You know you’re getting old when…

I must be getting old.  Sure, I’m only twenty… something… but I feel old, like I’m past my prime and I’ve been reduced to watching all the young whippersnappers surpass me.

At least, that’s how I feel every time one of my friends takes the big, scary step of publishing their first book, officially graduating from our old clique of “teenagers that like to write” and becoming an official “adult who published a book.”

To borrow the Tumblr term, there’s so much “adulting” going on, and it’s making me feel old and washed up!

Okay, okay, maybe I should just use … read more »

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The trouble with beta-reading

Being a beta reader has its perks.  The big one, of course, is that you get to read books well in advance of their release.  Not only do you get to stay on top of your favorite series, but you can flaunt your elite knowledge to fellow fans and taunt them with top-secret spoilers, if you’re into that kind of brutality.

But of course all good things come with a price.  Your advanced reading can become a curse when, several months–or even several years–later, when the book is ready for release, the author comes back to you, looks at … read more »

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