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Hawkings Austin

I'm a new fantasy author, but I've been reading since Ogg finished with the paint and went to play with his wheel-thingy. I'm a professional nuclear engineer, rocket scientist, and survivalist. I am a semi-pro historian as well, with some published work in both science and history. I play with fire, shoot guns, swing swords, and run with scissors.

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Book Review: Down a Dark Hall

By Hawkings Austin / April 21, 2018

Let’s drift a little bit from the core of Urban Fantasy into a dark, supernatural, boarding school fiction. Down a Dark Hall is getting a lot of buzz lately, because it will be released as a movie in 2018. The novel follows a lovely young woman called Kit who’s mother is re-marrying. She is sent […]

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Find Escapism After the Golden Age

By Hawkings Austin / April 12, 2018

As I said in reviewing ‘Super Sales on Super Heroes,’ I love Urban Fantasy and superhero stories. It is always fun to imagine yourself saving this world, not some strange and alien land. In superhero fiction, the heroes are good, and the villains are bad.  You don’t see any deep mysteries, because the villains are […]

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Review: Escape With This Superhero Story

By Hawkings Austin / April 6, 2018

I love Urban Fantasy and superhero stories are, while a separate genre from the usual vampires and werewolves, still great escapist fiction. It is always fun to imagine yourself saving the world. In superhero fiction, the villains stand in plain sight, usually in brightly colored leotards, and the solutions, outside of the death traps, remain […]

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Welcome Contributor Hawkings Austin

By Hawkings Austin / April 3, 2018

Hawkings Austin Hello, I’m Hawkings Austin, but you can call me Hawk. Since I’ll be out here, reviewing Urban Fantasy, I figured that I should tell you a bit about myself. Of course, since this will be about me, feel free to skip it. Work: Look, I’m a professional survival engineer. If you give me […]

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