Ducks in a Row – what you need to know before publishing on Amazon

In case you missed me talking about it, I have a new book! Strange Cosmology, the sequel to Weird Theology, is on pre-order now. This has, obviously, gotten me thinking about the publishing process a lot. On top of that, I’ve had a lot of friends and random people ask me what they need to …

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Hey Writers, Enough with the Gatekeeping

“You’re not a real writer unless…” How many times have you seen something like on your social media? Because, if your internet experience is anything like mine, it’s damn near everywhere. Writers trying to add criteria to the process, saying that if you don’t complete task X, Y, or Z, you don’t get to call …

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The Best Lessons I Learned from Terry Pratchett

As I mentioned a little bit ago, I’m a huge Terry Pratchett fan. The Discworld novels have gotten me through some rough spots in my life. They’re hilarious and fantastic (in the traditional sense, i.e. full of fantasy, as well as the modern sense) and just...just the best.  One thing I didn’t mention though? They’re …

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Far From Home – The MCU Still has a Villain Problem

So over the weekend, I got to go see Spider Man: Far From Home.  Like Endgame, it’s another Marvel movie that’s really hard to review without spoiling anything, so here’s my thoughts before we get into this post, which is going to be about the broader Marvel Cinematic Universe. If you want a more detailed …

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