John Joseph Doody

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John Doody, Bio

I got the writing bug when I was eighteen and out at sea. I wrote a poem or two and some of the guys on the ship liked them. After I left the navy, I wrote poetry regularly. While on a bus ride from Texas to Florida, I roughed out an idea for a novel. It was way harder than I thought it would be, but I stuck with it and through the years learned the craft and the business. I took time off from writing and when I returned to it in 2009 I was older and more focused and I took some of my original ideas and forged the Guild books from them. I'm currently on hiatus from those books and instead have been working on a brand new idea that blends horror and science fiction. I call the book, The Dark, and I can't wait for you to meet N
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John Joseph Doody Usually for me it means I'm being lazy, so I just keep working anyway.
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The Wonk Decelerator

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THE DARK is coming!


I know I haven't been blogging lately. I have poured myself into my most recent work (THE DARK) for some time now and I am excited about this book. Things are progressing and I'm getting closer to a finished novel. I'll keep you posted.
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This is a sweet story about an abused animal's acceptance at a new and loving place. I believe in and practice adopting animals, so this story is right up my alley. The writing and illustrations express caring and it is for a good cause as some of th ...more
The Daughter of Geth by John Joseph Doody
"I enjoyed this book. It added some needed backstory, especially with Thad and Maggie's relationship. Their interaction in the beginning is really fun and the Baylo is a blast. The title character is interesting and gives us some hints as to what is c" Read more of this review »
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"Return of the Crimson Witch is an entertaining and often humorous sci fi story, continuing the guild saga. Now a mysterious death is tied to one of the most important pieces of technology, the M-3, and a seemingly impending civil war threatens the ga" Read more of this review »
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OK, when I started reading this book, all I noticed was these : poor characterization, little world building. I didn’t even think I would finish it. But hang on, people, it’s wor" Read more of this review »
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