Fiction & Fantasy writer, E.E. Rawls

Welcome to my corner of the world.

In short, I’m an author of Speculative Fiction tales, a thinker who ponders why a raven is like a writing desk, a Tolkien fan who wishes she were an Elf but is more like a Hobbit, and an adventurer who loves waffles.

Here’s a short blurb about my background:

E.E. Rawls was raised in a traveling lifestyle where “home” moved frequently to new places. Experiencing other countries and cultures made the hardships worthwhile and gave her a broader view of the world, and it was this way of life that grew in her a special love for books. With each move friends and familiar surroundings were lost, but books and characters could travel with her.

Much of her writing today is influenced by 6 years spent growing up in Italy and traveling through Europe. Much of the scenery and descriptions she writes reflect her experiences. From magnificent castles, to mysterious tucked-away ruins in mountains long forgotten by time, to exploring the forests of the Alps and walking the cobblestone paths of Victorian towns—all of these adventures have fueled her imagination to dream up stories and legends of her own.

God has guided her every step of the way along this path called life. All the credit goes to Him, for without His help and encouragement she could do nothing.

My current Novel-In-Progress is:

Strayborn, Book #1 of a new Fantasy series filled with adventure, monsters and mystery. Keep an eye out for this publishing debut, coming soon 2019!

The Blog:

Check out Highlights in the above menu for favorite posts, short stories, writing tips, weird legends, facts, and more. Feel free to leave comments and use the social media buttons below posts to share stuff with your friends!

If you would like to help support my work, you can do so on my Patreon page: The Masked Storyteller.

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39 thoughts on “Fiction & Fantasy writer, E.E. Rawls

  1. E., I thought you might be more likely to get my reply to your question here! You asked what font size I ended up using in my print formatting. I used size 10, Palatino Linotye. I think it looks nice and is a good size for me. I have good eye sight (12 years after LASIK, still doing pretty good!), but not great. My book is 5.25″ x 8″; it is 346 pages altogether. I have a 0.63″ gutter; 0.76″ top margin; 0.68″ bottom margin; 0.22″ inside margin; 0.52″ outside margin with ‘mirrored margins’ (which one should do for book compilation).

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      • I hope they work for you! I just spent the entire evening trying to format for Smashwords. For some reason it seems much more complicated than Amazon and CreateSpace. haha I doubt it is, but I wish they were all standard. C’est la vie!

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        • Smashwords, yes XD the formatting is quite a pain as I learned with Bleeding Heart. The reason is Smashwords turns the ebook into many different types/formats of files, not just an epub file like Amazon and Createspace does. But it’s also the reason your ebook can reach online stores and places around the world 🙂 At least, that’s my understanding of it so far.

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  2. Very interesting site. Good to have found you. Thank you for following my blog. It’s doing some odd things now and will always be a mishmash, but I hope you visit often and always feel welcomed.

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  3. Wow! I only learned just now that you have this book! I’m adding it on my GR to-read list and once I fix my credit card acct, I’m swiping it to get a purchase. Will you be publishing another book soon? 😀

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    • Thank you so much, Trisha!!! *virtual hug* Bleeding Heart is a collection of all of the poems, riddles, and little stories I wrote since college. I hope you enjoy it. 🙂 And yes, I will be publishing a YA Fantasy novel (hopefully next year) series title “V. Chronicles.” I’m editing it right now, and it’s a looot of work. 🙂


      • Wow! I’m a big YA junkie. I’ll add it to my anticipated reads for next year then. I don’t know the exact picture how difficult it is to finish a book but I can imagine it’s soooooo hard! Good luck!

        One of your fans 😀


        • I will work my hardest to make it a worthy book! It really is a looooot of work, but hopefully will be well worth it in the end. 🙂 Your encouragment helps. Thank you so much for adding it to your tbr list!
          You are the best fan 😀 *virtual hug*

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    • Nice to meet you, Janice! Likewise, thank you for being an English teacher and teaching the importance of literature to our young people. Congrats on publishing your first book! I took a look at your blog, very informative and helpful for writers.
      Thanks for dropping by! Come back anytime. 🙂

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  4. You’ve got me curious – were you a military kid or was there another reason for the traveling lifestyle? And whereabouts were you in Italy? I attended 1st through half of 4th grade at Camp Darby near Florence. We lived in the little village of Cenaia.


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