I am DJ Swykert, a former 911 operator, and wolf expert.Seven books published so far. All of them holding my personality and experience in life. Click on each book below to read the first chapter
The Best Seller "Children of the Enemy" 4th Editon is Available!
The Best Seller "Maggie Elizabeth Harrington" 3th Editon is Available!
Romance Short Stories "Nude Swimming" is Available!
Meet DJ Swykert
DJ Swykert is a fiction writer living in Cincinnati. His work has appeared in The Tampa Review, Detroit News, Monarch Review, Lunch Ticket, Gravel, the NewerYork, Zodiac Review, Barbaric Yawp and Bull. His books include Children of the Enemy, Alpha Wolves, The Pool Boy’s Beatitude and The Death of Anyone. You can find him at: www.magicmasterminds.com/djswykert. He is a wolf expert.
Lastest Reviews to DJ Swykert's Books
The idea for the plot line in Children of the Enemy originated from an article I read in a Detroit newspaper that stated: Detroit Police only solve one-third of the homicides committed in the city.read more
This may sound very corny, but my first idea that I’d like to write was a short poem by Lord Byron: Flower in the Crannied Wall. The theme of the poem really struck me and made me want to be able to produce writing that would impact other’s like Byron’s work did.read more
As a crime fiction reader, I’ve always been intrigued by DNA and how it is used to capture and prosecute criminals. Today, I want to welcome novelist David J. Swykert, the author of the crime novel “The death of anyone“, who has agreed to share some of his research in the field of DNA forensics.read more
DJ Swykert's Most Recent Invited Posts
Guest Post: DJ Swykert December 9, 2016 / spines in a line Author DJ Swykert is here today to talk about Familial DNA, which plays a major role in his latest crime novel. Below, he talks about how his work as a 911 operator and a case of an infamous serial killer...read more
For today’s Saturday Shoutout I have a totally fascinating guest post from author D. J. Swykert. Unique DNA Search Catches the Grim Sleeper The underlying theme in The Death of Anyone, Melange Books, poses the Machiavellian question: Does the end justify the means?...read more
Only two states at this time, California and Colorado, have a written policy concerning the use of Familial DNA in an investigation. The admission of Familial DNAread more
DJ Swykert's Short Stories
It is Thursday, and noon, which means Lila and I are meeting for lunch at the Sweetwater Tavern. Yes, our relationship has become a bit predictable, but why should human beings be anything but predictable? We’re all made of the same 24 elements and 46 chromosomes....
Read The Androgyny Chip @ Flas Fiction Magazine By DJ Swykert Trimble stood in front of the Administrator, his Androgyny Chip in place at the back of his shaved head, with just a small goatee of dark hair below where the chip was inserted. “The biggest fear I have is...