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John Van Stry
John Van Stry
Hi, I write books. Or to be a bit more precise I'm an author writing novels in the genres of Science Fiction, Fantasy, or Urban Fantasy. I write under my own name: John Van Stry, and the pen name: Jan Stryvant.
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POI #10 chapter 5

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4/16 BlogSo it's been a busy week. Tuesday we got the driveway redone. The original driveways wer...

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POI #10 - Chapt 4Here's chapter 4, sorry I missed yesterday.

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POI Book #10, chapter 3Should have gotten this out earlier, but we had people redoing the drivewa...

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4/9 Blog StuffSo it's been a crazy week and busy with a lot of different things. I caught a ban o...

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Chapter Two, POIShould have done this earlier, almost forgot!

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The First Chapter from Portals on Infinity, Book 10So I started writing it a couple days ago, but...

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4/2 BlogThere may or may not be a chapter posted today, I have started the next POI story, but I ...

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There is a Discord server now.

This should be the link for it:
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Chapt 23 and 24Okay, this is the end of it. At some point I'm going to start removing most of the...

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3/26 BlogSo, the story's almost done. I've only put down about 5K words so far today, because a s...

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Chapt 18Just hit about 85K words. Story goal is about 100K. I also want to be finished Friday. Wi...

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Chapt 17Here's 17 and I added this bit onto the end of 16: # The dinner party was nice. Everyone ...

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Weekly Blod 3/13I just realized that I hadn't addressed this yesterday. I got a bit wrapped up in...

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Kickstarter for Portals of Infinity Audiobooks is now live!

As you all know, I have been planning a kickstarter to fund the production of audiobooks for my Portals of Infinity series.
That kickstarter is now live:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/johnvanstry/portals-of-infinity-audiobooks 
If you're at all interested, please go take a look. I'm also offering two challenge coins as add-ons in the kickstarter.

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Updated Chapt 10Starting to realize just how much I change the 'chapter end' mark once I start a ...

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3/5 Blog postLots of stuff going on today and this week. Dan's Inferno - the audiobook - went liv...

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2/26 blogSo the weekly blog. I wasn't as successful in my quest to post a chapter a day as I woul...

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Thinking this:

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Summer's End Chapt 07Spent too much time the last days working on the kickstarter. I'm going to o...

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Working on what Fel's holy symbol looks like. This is the part that I remember, but I don't remem...

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Here's what the kickstarter I'm planning to do for the POI audiobooks looks like.
Please take a look at it and give me your comments.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1069251592/1418254805?ref=9prv3j&token=ea86774f
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Coming up on a rewrite. . . . So Summer's End is past the 25 percent point. This is where I start...

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2/19 BlogSo yeah, things are crazy. Last weekend temperatures dropped to 120 year lows here, you ...

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