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L.J. McLean

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Two things about L.J. McLean: he’s a writer, and he loves technology.

For writing being his escape from reality, he attended one creative writing class in Yucaipa, CA in 2007. First to break his grade school English grudges and research paper phobias, then create the building blocks to his debut post-apocalyptic novel, Mana Pool. He became a lead fiction editor for The Chaffey Review (Vol. 1 and 2), wrote several short stories in and out of NaNoWriMo, and contributed to a few writing-centric websites.

Technology has been his edge. He graduated with honors for his Bachelors in Information Systems in Cybersecurity, specializing in small business network administration, tech support, security and network consultation, etc.

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L.J. McLean I keep writing, whether in a different project or not. Also read on things that interest me and keep the fire going.
L.J. McLean One is the moment when you are writing at a million miles an hour on something fresh and new. Second is once it's ready for your readers, and you see …moreOne is the moment when you are writing at a million miles an hour on something fresh and new. Second is once it's ready for your readers, and you see and hear their positive reactions, the feeling is worth more than ever.(less)
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Same Shit, Different Day

We’ve all heard the phrase before. I heard it first from the movie Dreamcatcher, based on the Stephen King novel. Beaver was on the phone, talking to Jonesy, writing SSDD on the fogged-up phone booth glass. That stuck with me when I was commuting to school, doing my daily routines, deal with my mental faults. Every. Single. Day. The motto of my life for the last… six years in the big city. Or how

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