About the Author

Garris L. R. Coleman is the author of the fantasy fiction novel series Curse of Crowns War On All Shores. He was born in Cleveland, TN, in 1978, and then moved shortly thereafter to Augusta, GA where he was raised and went to school.

Growing up in Georgia

Garris grew up creating short stories very early on in his childhood. At the age of four, he picked up a pair of drumsticks and taught himself how to play drums. By age fourteen he was playing guitar and writing songs. In 1991 he joined his first rock 'n roll band playing drums until 1998. In 2000, he began training in martial arts and continues to the present. He has competed in several tournaments and took 1st and 2nd place in sparring and weapons division.

After graduating High school, he enrolled at Augusta State University for Sound Engineering while working full time.


He and his wife met when he was 21 years old through mutual friends and have been married since 2005. 

How it Began

In 2014, inspired while playing a video game with his oldest son, Garris began working on his first book, Kings Transcend. In October 2019, his first novel Curse of Crowns, Kings Transcend was published. On August 4, 2020 his second novel in the Curse of Crowns Blood You Will Taste launched.  

When he is not writing or playing music, he enjoys spending time with his family and helping his wife home school their three children at their home in Georgia.


"To tell a story is to awake creativity." -Garris L. R. Coleman

"Even a broken pencil can be resharpened." -Garris L. R. Coleman

"Every writer starts with a blank page and filling it with words is easy. Drawing readers into the story is another craft entirely." -Garris L. R. Coleman

"What you say to others can either make you a villain or the hero." -Garris L. R. Coleman

"Many times reaching the end of a broken road lies the dream waiting for you." -Garris L. R. Coleman  

WIP’ Write in Progress

Coming soon, the third volume of Curse of Crowns titled Through Devils Eye.