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.

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


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