About

Meet Frank Morin

I grew up in Maine with a voracious appetite for reading, and have always loved great stories in whatever form, from novels to movies to campfire tales. I started writing stories as a teen, but got sidetracked into a computer programming career. Now an independent software consultant, I’ve turned back to writing with a passion.

I write all types of fantasy and have begun releasing novels in my YA fantasy series, The Petralist. This is Big Magic, Big Adventure, and Lots of Humor.

Then there’s my sci-fi time travel thriller series – The Facetakers. If you want action, adventure, romance, magic, all tumbling back through time in a way never seen before, this series is for you.

My other stories are also a ton of fun. Odin’s Eye is a short story included in the anthology A Game of Horns, a Red Unicorn Anthology. And The Essence is a short story included in the Dragon Writers anthology. These anthologies raise funds for scholarships to the premier writing business workshop – Superstars of Writing. My story Only Logical is part of Unseen, a collection of stories raising funds to support author Rachel Ann Nunes in her fight against plagiarism.

I live in Oregon with my wife Jenny and our four children. In our home, storytelling is a cherished family tradition that keeps magic alive. When not working or spending time with my family, I am an avid outdoors enthusiast and can often be found hiking, camping, Scuba diving, or otherwise exploring the great outdoors.

One of the goals of this site is to share my experience and knowledge about writing and the business of writing. I love visiting schools and teaching students, and that love of teaching will be reflected in the site as I add material. I am also part of the Fictorians, a group blog by writers for writers and fans of great writing. Check out our web site here.

I hope you find this site useful.

  • New Zealand
    New Zealand
  • Riding camels
  • Tulips in Portland
    Tulips in Portland
  • Hobbiton town center
    Hobbiton town center
  • Luxor, Egypt
  • Doubtful Sound
    Doubtful Sound
  • Crater Lake
    Crater Lake
  • Man in the Wide Brimmed Hat
    The man in the wide-brimmed hat
  • Frank and Jenny Kayaking New Zealand
    Frank and Jenny Kayaking New Zealand
  • Grand Canyon sunset
    Sunset near Grand Canyon
  • Tomb of the builder of the pyramids
  • Rocky Coast
    Rocky Coast
  • Christian Copt carvings
  • Beach
    Beach
  • Elder Jeremy Jones - sunset
    Sunset
  • Bandon Sun over the Water
    Bandon Sun over the Water
  • Rome
  • The Sphinx
  • Sunset by James Owen
    Sunset by James Owen
  • Sunset at Grand Canyon
    Sunset at Grand Canyon
  • Bandon Panoramic
    Bandon Panoramic
  • Yosemite Sequoia
    Yosemite Sequoia
  • Uruk'hai eating a book
    Uruk'hai eating Set in Stone
  • Mt Doom
    Mt Doom
  • Sunset
    Sunset
  • Edoras with swords
    Edoras with swords
  • Frank Cozumel
    Diving
  • DSCN7992
    Egypt
  • Colonyhouse beach
    Oregon coast
  • Beautiful sunrise
    Beautiful sunrise
  • Yosemite tree
    Yosemite tree
  • Edoras sunset
    Edoras sunset
  • Cozumel
    Cozumel
  • Sunrise at home
    Sunrise at home
  • Kyoshi Warriors - ECCC
    Kyoshi warriors at ECCC
  • Yosemite Falls
    Yosemite Falls
  • Isis pylon
    Egypt
  • Cloudy Sunset
    Cloudy Sunset
  • Smoke-n-sunrise
    Smoke-n-sunrise
  • Sunset
    Sunset near Klamath Falls
  • Grand Canyon
    Grand Canyon
  • Awesome camel
  • Great sky over the ocean
    Great sky over the ocean
  • The rare literate orc
  • Beautiful sky over the ocean
    Beautiful sky over the ocean
  • Frank caving
    Frank at Lava Beds Caves
  • Great sky
    Great sky
  • New Zealand cave
    New Zealand cave
  • Uruk'hai
    Uruk'hai with the precious book
  • Sunset in Egypt
    Sunset in Egypt
  • Doubtful sound panoramic
    Doubtful sound panoramic
  • Tulips
    Tulips in Portland
  • Yosemite Tree
    Yosemite Tree
  • edoras the valley
    edoras the valley
  • Tongariro Tama Lake Frank
    Tongariro Tama Lake Frank
  • Great clouds
    Great clouds
  • Edoras sunset reflected
    Edoras sunset reflected
  • Edoras with longknives
    Edoras with longknives
  • Beach
    Beach
  • Golden Gate Bridge
    Golden Gate Bridge
  • Hawaii
    Hawaii
  • Sunset over Cozumel
    Sunset over Cozumel
  • Crater Lake
    Crater Lake
  • Mt Shasta
    Mt Shasta
  • Edoras crossing swords
    Edoras crossing swords
  • Bandon Rocks
    Bandon Rocks
  • stormy sky
    stormy sky
  • Madeira hills - from Jeremy
    Madeira Hills - from Jeremy Jones
  • Queenstown Wakatipu lake
    Queenstown Wakatipu lake
  • Grand Canyon
    Grand Canyon
  • Lake Wakatipu
    Lake Wakatipu
  • Spring Flowers on Dollar Mountain
    Spring Flowers on Dollar Mountain
  • Frans Josef glacier
    Frans Josef glacier
  • Spring Flowers on Dollar Mountain
    Spring Flowers on Dollar Mountain
  • Sunset over Grand Canyon
    Sunset over Grand Canyon
  • Beautiful sky
    Beautiful sky


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