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The Med Bomb/Dye Bomb

This might not be the most exciting invention to look at, but this football-sized cylinder can explosively vent vapor . Nikki usually fills it with dye of various hues to flash-color just about any object (or person). In The Non-Zombie Apocalypse, it takes on … Continue reading

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Soap’s Zombots

Happy Halloween! Maybe it’s two weeks early, but Halloween lasts all October as far as I’m concerned. I got inspired to doodle the Halloween costume Soap invented in The Non-Zombie Apocalypse (I should probably stick with writing, because my sketch … Continue reading

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Rusty the Robot

As you can see, I’m no artist. But I am an inveterate doodler who honed his robot-scribbling skills instead of paying attention in high school. Not so long ago I felt the artistic urge for the first time in about … Continue reading

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Soap’s got a date in The Non-Zombie Apocalypse

Soap Lazarchek is good with robots. People? Not so much. She’s driven to find predictable patterns and formulae in all things, which is great when it comes to mechanics and science, but human beings simply don’t behave in predictable ways. … Continue reading

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Soap’s got new robots, just in time for the apocalypse

“The Zombie Apocalypse” is a phrase that’s so widely used these days it borders on the redundant. The sad truth is, most people have forgotten that there are other kinds of apocalypses! (Apocalypsi?) Well, I’m not going to tell you … Continue reading

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One simple rule for writing great villains

Villains are important in any story, and as a writer I find myself enjoying the bad guys almost as much as the good guys. The time-tested but oft-forgotten golden rule of creating villains is that each of them should be … Continue reading

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MAD SCIENCE INSTITUTE Chapter 5 part 3

This continues an excerpt from Mad Science Institute, a novel of calamities, creatures, and college matriculation. The novel will be available 12/16/2011, but you can read the beginning here first!   I let him take the eviction warning out of … Continue reading

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MAD SCIENCE INSTITUTE chapter 5 part 2

This continues an excerpt from Mad Science Institute, a novel of calamities, creatures, and college matriculation. The novel will be available 12/16/2011, but you can read the beginning here first!   But I did have my reasons for not wanting … Continue reading

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MAD SCIENCE INSTITUTE chapter 5 part 1

        Chapter 5: Soap “I think you should reconsider that scholarship,” my Dad said as he sat at the kitchen table paying bills. He was resting his forehead on his left palm like he always did when … Continue reading

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MAD SCIENCE INSTITUTE chapter 3 part 6

This continues an excerpt from Mad Science Institute, a novel of calamities, creatures, and college matriculation. (type “J” to skip back one post; type “K” to skip ahead one post) The novel will be available 12/16/2011, but you can read … Continue reading

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