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LAID OUT A NEW BOOK (not mine but something for a friend)


So in my copious amounts of spare time I sometimes do cover layouts for folks. Here is the cover I did for Mechanoid Press‘ BETRAYAL ON MONSTER EARTH. Actually the cover artist did the front cover layout, I just did … Continue reading

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NEW DEACON CHALK BOOK! (or no clever title on this one, just getting the word out)


HARK! all Loyals and True Believers the wait is over! Now you can have an ALL NEW DEACON BOOK! (sorta) Please welcome to the family SPECIAL FEATURES: A Deacon Chalk Short Story Collection Okay, let me explain. I look at … Continue reading

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DIVERSITY UNIVERSITY (or we’re all good)


So there has been much brouhaha about diversity on the interwebs. Lots of fighting. Lots of name calling. Lots of accusations. I won’t bother to point it out but you can find it. It got me to thinking about my … Continue reading

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FOR THE LOVE OF COULSON (or how Marvel Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. can not suck)


Alright. This is hard to admit. HARD. Cause The Avengers pretty much came out and rocked my ass, your ass, and your grandma’s ass off. Cause Joss Whedon is a badass who can chew up corporate crap and spit out … Continue reading

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VON TUCK IS THE MAN (or some pictures for your consumption)


So, with the royalty check one of the things I bought was a new camera. Here is what I have been doing with it :) Needless to say, all pictures are mine. Copyright James R. Tuck. See that big name … Continue reading

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HELLO LIL’ DEACON (and some pretty vague news)


Okay, so it’s exciting times here. Yesterday I got a royalty check from Kensington. Whoo HOO! It was a nicely sum, not life-changing by any means, but good. Steak dinner, new laptop, new camera, new violin for the Missus, and … Continue reading

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TA HELL WITH A MASS MARKET (my opinion as a reader on why I love Trade Paperbacks)


I have a ton of books. I don’t know how much they actually weigh, but me and the Missus have a book buying problem. Actually, the phraseology on that is wrong. We have NO problem buying books. Ignore the fact … Continue reading

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I DON’T KNOW IF I MISSPOKE OR WAS MISHEARD (I have an opinion on which it were of course)


Sorry, I started editing an anthology that became two anthologies and I looked up and a month was gone. I’m also about to remodel the tattoo shop I own (Family Tradition Tattoo) in Marietta, Ga so lots and lots has … Continue reading

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HOW FAR CAN I CARRY YOU? (or self-reliance)


There is a thing in this world that we are falling short of. It’s something that is vital to our health as a nation and as individuals. It’s called SELF-RELIANCE. The simple truth of life is that in this life … Continue reading

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WHERE YOU AT, TUCK WHERE YOU AT? (or a general update)


So, it’s been a minute since I’ve blogged. Sorry about that. Here’s the happy haps so you can keep up. First of all: BLOOD AND MAGICK drops like a lead elephant NEXT TUESDAY! (March 4th) so go buy it, review … Continue reading

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