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Works of fiction by Douglas Schwartz
Reviews of Checkered Scissors:Checkered Scissors

"I read a really good book like I eat a really good dinner - slowly, so I can get the most out of it; in this case the story and creativity that goes into it. You are very talented, creative and aware. These qualities show throughout the chapters."
Linda Schwartz
(January 06, 2014)

"Checkered Scissors transports you to a fantasy world that will make you think about "ordinary" life in new ways.The characters are searching for meaning in their lives, but that meaning is unique to each individual. Their intersecting journeys take you everywhere from Austin, Texas, to the world of dreams and even to the afterlife. Overall, Checkered Scissors is an enjoyable read for anyone who's yearned to step through the looking glass or crawl out the back of the wardrobe!"
C. Rogers
(November 17, 2013)

"What an incredibly imaginative book! I really don't know how the author thought up half the things in here. Crazy characters, crazier worlds. Just brilliant. It really sucks you in and makes you curious about what happens next."
Traci Clayton
(December 30, 2014)
Hello! Welcome to Checkered Scissors, the website of author Doug Schwartz.

Doug's family-friendly fantasy stories are filled with hope and possibility. Using a simplistic style, he spins common words into abstract concepts. Doug blends ideas to develop colorful characters who find creative solutions to obscure challenges, resulting in adventures that are quirky, whimsical fun. Heavily influenced by British media, he draws inspiration from sources like Neil Gaiman, Monty Python, and Doctor Who, to name a few. Doug's unique style of writing compliments the works of Douglas Adams and Terry Pratchett.

Doug's books are available on Amazon and on this website under the 'Fiction' tab. Be sure to follow him on Facebook or Twitter.

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