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Mad Science books 0.5, 1, and 2 together for the first time!

Today I received the first proof of the short story collection Three Weeks Before Doomsday, book #0.5 of the Mad Science Institute series. I think it makes a handsome part of the lineup! Hard copies and electronic copies of Three … 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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My unofficial stretch goals

Anybody remember the Stretch Monster toy? I loved that thing. My sister loved it even more– she stole it from me, swaddled it in a blanked, and it became her “Green Baby.” Talk about a face only a mother could … Continue reading

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Stretch goals: Soap’s application essay, lab coat color choices, and more

When I started The Non-Zombie Apocalypse project on Kickstarter, I had some stretch goals listed as “???” True confession: I really didn’t know what they were going to be since I didn’t think it would ever get that high. But … Continue reading

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Pre-sales bonuses for The Non-Zombie Apocalypse

The Non-Zombie Apocalypse will be on Kickstarter in 1 week! I decided to go with crowd funding the release because it meant I could offer: Exclusive goodies. Lab coats, diplomas, and more! Bonus stories. Backers get bonus prequel short stories! … 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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A sneak peek at page 1 of The Non-Zombie Apocalypse

The Non-Zombie Apocalypse takes place only one month after the first book, which is just enough time for Soap to start experiencing college life. Adjusting to college doesn’t come easily to Soap, and as you’ll see in this excerpt she’s … Continue reading

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Non-Zombie Apocalypse pre-sale bonuses announced!

Every pre-ordered The Non-Zombie Apocalypse paperback will come bundled with a free e-book, free desktop screens, and a bonus book of brand new Mad Science Institute short stories. You’ll also have the option to buy on your very own lab coats … Continue reading

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