Author Brayton, Stephen
Stephen L. Brayton owns and operates Brayton's Black Belt Academy
in Oskaloosa, Iowa. He is a Fifth
Degree Black Belt and certified instructor in The American
He began writing as a child; his first short story concerned a true incident about his reactions to discipline. During high school, he wrote for the school newspaper and was a photographer for the yearbook.
For a Mass Media class, he
wrote and edited a video project. In college, he began a personal journal for a writing class;
said journal is ongoing. He was also a reporter for the college
newspaper. During his early twenties, while working for a
Kewanee, Illinois radio station , he wrote a fantasy based story and a trilogy
for a comic book. He has been involved broadcasting, trucking, hospitality, newspaper graphic design, and a pre-press camera operator at a
He has written numerous short stories both horror and mystery.
Bucking police authority and continually attacked by...[read more]