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Life, she just keeps getting weirder

So.  I’m 41 years old.  And yesterday my paradigm totally shifted.  This is not about writing. This is about family, and yearnings that go back nearly 40 years. But first, some background: I was born in 1971.  My parents divorced … Continue reading

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What is going on in American culture?

And I specify American culture because while I have a bunch of head-knowledge about other nations, I’ve only visited Mexico so far (You’re next, UK!), and I would hesitate to say I knew a lot about that culture after only … Continue reading

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The world turns and times change….

And a milestone begins tomorrow.  My daughter begins Kindergarten.  Holy crap.  It seems like yesterday that she was a tiny baby sleeping on my chest. Because she starts school early this year (her school starts Kindergarten early to get the … Continue reading

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I started this blog as a way of trying to reclaim my writing–to motivate me to write more often.  I need to do more, it seems. Unfortunately, I don’t have the luxury of sitting at home every day trying to … Continue reading

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What happened to the War for Earth?

I had this series I was working on, called The War for Earth.  The first book was Pathfinder, though I knew I’d have to change that before (not to mention if) I published, because a space opera novel came out … Continue reading

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Why is this here?

Hello.  For those of you who know me, bear with me a moment while I initiate the newbies. Ok, Newbies.  Over here. All right.  My name is Michael Johnston.  I’m a high school English teacher, a husband, and a father, … Continue reading

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