Category: On Writing

“VANGUARD” NOW AVAILABLE THRU AMAZON!

It doesn’t matter if it’s a car, girlfriend or boyfriend, or superhero you create, you never forget your first. When your first superhero makes his debut in your first published comics work, though, that’s really special, and, thanks to Caliber Comics,

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COUNTDOWN TO CRCC III: FEBRUARY 1

The countdown to Cedar Rapids Comic Con continues with today’s awesome reason to stop by my table (135) this Saturday! Yes, it’s time to do the “write” thing!

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2016 Writing Review

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times … ” Yes, it was, Chuck.  2016, I mean. Our incredible daughter graduated from college this year, and we couldn’t be more proud of her. Meanwhile, if you had

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Steven Philip Jones at Barnes & Noble in Cedar Rapids

Time to get back on the horse, and what better way than a signing at Barnes & Noble! Like the announcement says, I’m signing copies of my books and graphic novels at the Cedar Rapids B&N on Thursday, October 27,

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MAX Q: Relivin’, Racin’ & Reverbs

Jonny Quest and Speed Racer meet Popular Science and Popular Mechanics. My screenplay for Max Q is now being represented by Caliber Entertainment, and I couldn’t be more excited! But what is Max Q? Well, like they say in baseball,

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Countdown to MSP Comic Con: May 12!

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Countdown to MSP Comic Con: May 11!

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Street Heroes

The field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom. – Matthew 13:38 Street Heroes was originally published in December 1988 by Malibu Graphics as Street Heroes 2005. Malibu’s publisher Dave Olbrich and creative director Tom

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“The Call of Cthulhu”: An Appreciation of a “Rather Middling” Weird Tale

H. P. Lovecraft’s “Call of Cthulhu” is a story about a monster and the monstrous. The Lovecraft canon is replete with monsters. The “Dream-Quest” tales overflow with fantastical shamblers, and his earliest published stories, like “Herbert West: Reanimator” and “The

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Tributes to Katie: House With the Witch’s Hat & Henrietta Hex

The most precious gift God gives is a child. Among the many reasons why, having a child inspires even the best of us to do better, and, if our attempts fall short, the important thing is you try, because the

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