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
5.0 out of 5 stars Delightful By ER Harding on 20 Feb. 2017 Format: Kindle Edition I was given a copy of Alpha Wolves for review purposes. It's a lovely, sensitive story with a tremendously authentic atmosphere, that feels almost like reading diaries of that time. I'm...read more
Today on my blog I have a guest post by author DJ Swykert who talks about his novel ‘The Death of Anyone‘ and the use of familial DNA as evidence in the US justice system, discussing a real life case from 2011, that of The Grim Sleeper.read more
Lately, I’ve noticed I really enjoy historical fiction. Even though, it’s no surprise that this novel grabbed me by the shirt collar from the first page. It reminded me of the amazing books I couldn’t get enough of as a child, Little House On The Prairie books.read more
DJ Swykert's Most Recent Invited Posts
I write a book like you’d watch a movie. I develop a character and then invent a conflict for him to resolve. I’m pretty straight forward as a person and a writer.read more
“Sweat Street is a gritty narrative that draws the reader in from the get-go.” -Amazon Reviewread more
Last month I spotlighted The Death of Anyone by D.J. Swykert and the author wrote a guest post on Familial DNA, this month he has kindly written another. This time it’s about the characterizations and theme in Sweat Street, and how it became a novel.
DJ has a background in law enforcement which allows him to write the police procedural elements in the story authentically.
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...