About

Outrageous Fiction is the umbrella under which authors Kathleen McClure, Kelley McKinnon, and L. Gene Brown write.

If you're a lover of future fantasy, or just a fan of tarnished heroes, snappy dialogue, and "how are they going to get out of this one?" scrapes, welcome!  You are definitely in the right place.

Kathleen McClure

A lifelong fan of vibrant characters and outrageous worlds, Kathleen McClure uses her history in theater and fight choreography to create immersive adventures readers will want to visit over and over, again.

Her published works include the Fortune-based Gideon Quinn Adventures, as well as the Errant Freight novels, written with Kelley McKinnon. She also writes The Zodiac Files, a spy-fi series with L. Gene Brown.

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Kelley McKinnon

In addition to keeping the Errant crew flying, Kelley recently returned from five years of teaching acting in Shanghai. She now serves as an adjunct professor, teaching voice and directing at Mary Baldwin University in Staunton, Va.  During the summers she teaches acting for the New School at New York University.

L. Gene Brown

Throughout his life, L. Gene has always been an entrenched fan of all things related to science fiction, fantasy, and horror, and a natural-born writer of same.

L. Gene Brown was born, raised, and educated in Kansas City, Missouri. He left home after graduation from Manual Vocational High School in 1968 to join the U.S. Army, serving 3 years - including two tours in Vietnam. Following a nine month break after his army discharge, he re-enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, where he served an additional fifteen years before his honorable discharge in the mid-80's.

Although he has no official letters after his name, L. Gene has been practicing his craft for a lifetime, boosting his skills with a number of creative writing courses over the years. In addition to writing The Gemini Hustle and The Libra Gambit with Kathleen McClure, he is working on a modern day vampire series. 

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