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Meet Author: Max Griffin

  M ax Griffin writes horror and science fiction stories, often with a dark twist. John Gardner’s  The Art of Fiction  is the single most important influence on his thinking about the craft of writing. Authors as diverse as John Updike, Stephen King, Richard Matheson, and Lawrence Block inspire and inform his literary style. Max Griffin is the pen name of a mathematician and academic. He has retired from his positions at a major university in the Southwest. He is the proud parent of a daughter who is a librarian, and the grandparent to two beautiful, little boys. Max is blessed to be in a long-term relationship with his life partner, Mr. Gene, who is an expert knitter. More About Max Griffin: When did you decide you wanted to be a writer, and what inspired you? I decided to try writing fiction in 2008 at age 58.  I wanted to write genre fiction such as SciFi and mysteries that featured gay protagonists, with a focus on the characters’ goals and aspirations.  Tell readers about