Jason J. McCuiston

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Jason J. McCuiston was born in the wilds of southeast Tennessee, where he was raised on a healthy diet of old horror movies (both classic and of the B variety), westerns and war movies, comic books and old pulp magazines, sci-fi and fantasy novels, and, yes, Dungeons & Dragons. He attended the finest state school that would have him where he studied art before coming to grips with the hard truth that his heart just wasn’t in illustrating other folks’ stories.

Following his matriculation, he embarked on a whirlwind tour of underpaid and uninspired career paths until finally realizing that all his forays into role-playing games, comic books, and creative design were merely the manifestation of his innate desire to be a storyteller.

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Jason J. McCuiston Routine. Routine. Routine. They say that anything you do for 28 days becomes a habit. If that's true, make sure you are in your writing place at your…moreRoutine. Routine. Routine. They say that anything you do for 28 days becomes a habit. If that's true, make sure you are in your writing place at your writing time for twenty-eight straight days. Yes, the first half hour or so might be gibberish, but as long as you are putting words down, they will begin to flow and the story will take shape. Don't worry about being perfect; the only writing is re-writing.
That being said, if I find myself in a situation where no ideas are making themselves known, I'll get out my sketchbook and doodle for a few hours, or let my mind wander while I work out. I do a mental end-around to get my creativity flowing again. I think this is what Stephen King would call, "Letting the boys in the basement do their work."(less)
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Thanksgiving 2017

This year, I have so much to be thankful for that it’s hard to keep count. The Lord has blessed me in the past eleven months more than I can remember, and certainly more than I deserve. In addition to His constant and ever-present love, mercy, guidance, and forgiveness, He has heaped success and happiness on me throughout this year. I am humbled and grateful.

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