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Mike Gullickson

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About this author

Thanks for visiting my page. My bio is short and only interesting to my mom. So let's talk about writing. Not in an esoteric way, but just writing, how I got to where I am, good or bad. Paths are pretty interesting. Usually there is a build between your past and your future. When you look back, it's apparent how these paths brought you to your current place (hopefully for the good).

For me, with writing, there-to-here is clear. I’d always written short stories, poems, those kinds of things, since I was a kid. I took a creative writing class in college (though I don’t really remember going . . . beer . . . ). I planned on being an advertising copywriter when I graduated. And I even went to LA to, among other things, be a screenwriter. So the...more

If you are just reading, Part I consists of:

A) "Dirt" 12_6 thru 12_14
B) "Dirt" 12_15_12 thru 1_1_13
C) "Dirt" 1_2_13 thru 1_10_13

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They drove back into the city, unsure where to go. Dennis looked to Clarence – he stared vacantly out the side window. The bug bats were no longer out. It appeared that night was for the glowies.

“It’ll be ok,” Dennis reassured Clarence.

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Published on January 10, 2013 20:26 • 173 views • Tags: alien, end-of-the-world, post-apocalyptic, science-fiction
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The Northern Star by Mike Gullickson
" A futuristic- completely realistic- sci fi roller coaster. This book has it all. Being the oil dependent people we are, it is terrifying a thought that it will be gone. We can all imagine that it will happen but in this book, in 2058 .. it's happe... " Read more of this review »
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“Luck favors the prepared." -Louis Pasteur . . . but actually for me, Edna from The Incredibles. At least I admitted it.”
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What Goodreads Author's book shall we read in February? (DO NOT vote unless you plan to follow through and participate.) Poll ends by Jan 17th.

Eden by David Holley
281 pages, $3.99 Kindle, Nook and Smashwords

Eden by David Holley
  6 votes, 21.4%

Blood on the Sand by Mikhail Lerma
222 pages, $1.99 Kindle and Smashwords (but coupon available if we choose it)

Blood on the Sand (Z Plan #1) by Mikhail Lerma
  5 votes, 17.9%

Botanicaust by Tam Linsey
348 pages, 99 cents on Kindle right now, usually $3.99 ($3.99 Nook and $2.99 Smashwords)

Botanicaust by Tam Linsey
  4 votes, 14.3%

After The Virus by Meghan Ciana Doidge
239 pages, $2.99 Kindle $3.99 Nook

After The Virus by Meghan Ciana Doidge

  4 votes, 14.3%

The Northern Star: The Beginning by Mike Gullickson
354 pages, usually $2.99 for Kindle, Nook, and Smashwords, but if chosen we will have access to a free epub/pdf/mobi version.

The Northern Star  The Beginning by Mike Gullickson
  2 votes, 7.1%

The Silent Victor by Jacqueline Druga
224 pages, $3.99 Kindle and Nook (but free ebook if chosen)

The Silent Victor by Jacqueline Druga
  2 votes, 7.1%

Rapture by Mike Sutton
534 pages, 99 cents Kindle and Smashwords, $1 Nook

Rapture (Survivor Chronicles) by Mike  Sutton
  2 votes, 7.1%

Dead Kitties Don't Purr by Amber Green
67 pages, $3.00 Kindle and Nook

Dead Kitties Don't Purr by Amber Green
  1 vote, 3.6%

After the Storm by Don Chase
282 pages, $2.99 Kindle

After the Storm by Don Chase
  1 vote, 3.6%

The Harvesting by Melanie Karsak
394 pages, $3.99 Kindle, Nook and Smashwords

The Harvesting (The Harvesting, #1) by Melanie Karsak
  1 vote, 3.6%

Reign of Darkness by Alahn Reeves
373 pages, .99 Kindle and Smashwords

Reign of Darkness (Chronicles of the last Tribe - Book 1) by Alahn Reeves
  0 votes, 0.0%


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