Steven D’Adamo

I am interested in exploring the art of storytelling in all of its forms. Music especially has always been an emotional and creative outlet for me.

Here’s a diverse, but not exhaustive list of storytellers who have influenced or changed the way I perceive the world, the way we tell stories, or my own writing. You will definitely see many of these names crop up in my writing here. I could probably add to this list indefinitely:

  • Emily Armstrong
  • Anthony Bourdain
  • George Carlin
  • Michael Che
  • Louis CK
  • Sean Daley (Slug)
  • Dave Grohl
  • Lzzy Hale
  • Brian Jacques
  • Robert Jordan
  • George R.R. Martin
  • Neil Peart
  • Edgar Allen Poe
  • Mike Rowe
  • Genndy Tartakovsky
  • J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Bill Watterson

Red String PaperCuts is the home for all of my various and disparate writing projects, bringing my creative ideas together in one place. I want Red String PaperCuts to become an open platform for creative and thought-provoking writing. To contact me about contributing to Red String PaperCuts, email You can also find me on:



National Novel Writing Month


For now, here is a condensed version of my creative writing portfolio.

Creative Projects

The Warden of Everfeld: Memento

My first novel, The Warden of Everfeld: Memento, was published July 18, 2018. WoEM is a fantasy story set in an alternate universe of my creation.

WoEM is the first installment of a much wider world-building project in which I will explore stories over a vast geographic and temporal span; a continent full of various peoples and cultures, set in a timeline spanning 1,000+ years. This particular story is part one of a two-part series, with other stories to follow!

“Wolf’s Moon Night” – a short story in my alternate universe was published on Five on the Fifth on February 5, 2017!

NaNoWriMo 2014-2016: I have participated in National Novel Writing Month in each of the last three years, writing about 80,000 words combined.

Skeleton City Comics: I am currently collaborating with a friend and comic book artist on a comic to be published on Skeleton City Comics. I am doing the bulk of the writing for the comic, and I will most definitely be sharing the first chapter, which we hope to have published at some point this century.

Racontouring: I began keeping a travel blog after a two-week romp through Europe during the summer of 2012. I have visited 17 foreign countries, and I love taking road trips around the US. Travel is one of my great passions, and sharing my experiences (and photos) with friends and family has been a fantastic outlet for my writing and observations. I update it periodically with new articles/photographs.

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