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Trepidation

I’m about to embark on two of the toughest pieces I’ve ever written, simultaneously.

As the title of the last volume promised, the story from here on out is breaching new territory. For some, six is where they should jump off this train and leave it at that. If they’re looking for a safe, comfortable slice of horror fantasy nonsense, “The End of Everything” should really be where their reading ends.

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Dr. Longpost: Or, How I Learned To Stop Fantasizing And Love The Editor

Has publishing really changed so much since the last time I got a byline or a credit?

Given the brittle, fragile egoes I’ve met of late… I thinkĀ it must have.

I’m not going to tell you how long ago that was. For one thing, I literally don’t know. The memories surrounding my last professionally or semi-professionally published article are part of of a fractured mist surrounding the injury I was certain had put me out of the game.

I would have been right, if it hadn’t been for that meddling middle-aged woman. If it hadn’t been for my first editor, none of this site would exist. I’m not sure I would exist, either. Hyperbole? Not really. Meander with me a moment and decide for yourself.

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