LL MONTEZ

A science fiction writer dishing out hopeless romance in the alien apocalypse. 

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LL MONTEZ BIO

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LL Montez is a writer, reader, hereditary bruja, stargazer, and mediator living in the bones of Chicago's historic printing district. She writes science fiction and has work published in anthologies through Dark Ink Press, Port & Key Publishing, and Hypothesis Productions. She is represented by Stephanie Hansen of Metamorphosis Literary Agency.

 

ARC10, her first manuscript, won the 2017 Watty award under the Storysmith category for "mastery of plot and character development" from among 280,000 entries and was accepted into Pitch Wars 2018.

 

With co-host Shelly X Leonn, she discusses the trials and joys of the publishing journey on her podcast, The Writers XL. 

LL Montez dreams of becoming a pilot and shares her life (and love of aliens) with her husband and daughter.

 

WATTPAD

@LLMontez

2017 Watty Winner and Wattpad Star

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Books

Read an early draft of ARC10, a 2017 Watty winner in the Storysmith category. Chapters for book 2 of the ARC10 trilogy, HMS VALEDICTION, are ongoing.

Profile

@LLMontez

They said what?

"Great book! The first in a long time that had me wanting to just stop time and read it through in one sitting. I'm sad it is over, but overjoyed there will be a sequel...I...can...not...wait!!"

-@shtarrynight

"OMG probably one of the best books I've ever read, great story plot and it's really original..."

-@randomguy6663

For New Adult romance and revenge, head to the more lacivious side with Lyla Petimort for the Watty 2018 Shortlisted story, FISHNET MAGIC

"I loved this book more than my life"

-@_not_alive

WattCon

WattCon 2018 was a blast! Grab a tub of Cherry Garcia and join me in my sorrowful pit of nostalgia. I miss you all so much. 

WattCon 2018 was a blast! Grab a tub of Cherry Garcia and join me in my sorrowful pit of nostalgia. I miss you all so much. 

Video 

Be Your Own Hero: The Wattpad Writerpreneur

WattCon Day 1 panel with Jo Watson, Monica Sanz, Adrian Birch, and LL Montez. Moderated by Alysha d'Souza

"I have never really read science fiction before but your books have got me hooked."

-@AlimaKhanBharath

 

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