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JP Mac

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in Chicago, Illinois, The United States
August 10



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An Emmy Award-winning TV animation writer, JP Mac (as John P. McCann) worked on shows such as "Animaniacs," "Pinky and the Brain," "Scooby Doo Mysteries," and "Kung Fu Panda." A creative writing student of T. C. Boyle at the University of Southern California, Mac is a short fiction author, appearing in print and online in venues such as "The Cthulhu Mythos Mega Pack," and the upcoming anthology "Horror: California." A history buff, Mac is a former marathon coach, an H.P. Lovecraft fan, and aficionado of Turner Classic Movies. He is currently writing a number of dark fantasy short stories as well as Book 2 of his Hallow Mass Trilogy.

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JP Mac Hallow Mass grew out of a short story published a few years back in Necrotic Tissue, as well as the Cthulhu Mythos Mega Pack, that dealt with…moreHallow Mass grew out of a short story published a few years back in Necrotic Tissue, as well as the Cthulhu Mythos Mega Pack, that dealt with intellectual blind spots and their consequences. Hallow Mass is an updating of the H.P. Lovecraft tale, "The Dunwich Horror," and deals with the same topic as well as issues of family, self-discipline, and fidelity as a party girl grad student learns evil is not socially-constructed, and that she must choose how to respond. It'll be released on Amazon April 29. I'll be doing a book giveaway and releasing a book trailer very soon. (less)
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Behold, the 32nd longest cable suspension bridge in the world!Flying to Vancouver, then driving down to Washington, we passed over the Alex Fraser Bridge. A fine bridge with adequate lane space and no gaps in the roadway. All I ask for in a bridge. Despite the rain, and crappy airlines, we enjoyed ourselves and the favorable exchange rates currently available in Canada.

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They Took My Prostate: Cancer Loss Hope (Health, Mind & Body)
1 chapters   —   updated Dec 10, 2017 01:27PM
Description: Time is short for a broke, unemployed writer diagnosed with prostate cancer. Follow the medical adventures of JP Mac as he sets out to understand his disease, choose a treatment, and snag a new health care provider, all in less than two months. A hilarious, autobiographical tale, Mac strives to keep cool as he wrestles with bureaucratic bungles, medical complications and a difficult post-treatment future. Crafted in a humorous, pull-no-punches style, this short essay touches on issues of family, mortality and hope; a perfect read for guys and their loved ones seeking a front line view of what it's like to battle the number one cancer among men.
The Little Book of Big Enlightenment (Health, Mind & Body)
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Description: Hold onto your aura as New Age wisdom collides with direct-mail marketing when a snooty guru and a brash copywriter clash in the pages of a self-help book promising rapid spiritual advancement. Can you awaken your consciousness in only a few hours? Is the path to “condensed enlightenment” accurately described? Who are the forces of “Big Spirit” and why do they want you kept unenlightened? However the point, counter-point sniping is suddenly sidelined by a fun, unexpected turn. Guru and copywriter find the tables flipped in this merry satirical look at pop spirituality and high-pressure marketing.
Hallow Mass (Horror)
1 chapters   —   updated Feb 02, 2016 01:22PM
Description: Party-loving grad student Mercy O'Connor must choose to set down the mimosas and follow in her family's footsteps by learning powerful magic, the only weapon that can check the diabolical warlocks of Dunwich, Massachusetts and their scheme to see all life on the planet eradicated by monstrous beings. Aided by a country & western loving Zulu security guard, Mercy must first find the belief, then the confidence, then the courage to battle her terrifying foes and stop the earth from being drug into another dimension.
50 Shades of Zane Grey (Humor)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:38PM
Description: A parody of '50 Shades of Grey' set in the Old West. An innocent bumbling woman with multiple personalities falls for a handsome railroad tycoon with unusual desires. Can she tame his strange passions or will she be swept away by two other suitors: a charming bandit and a rough frontiersman with more guns than teeth? And will they all survive a Sioux uprising? It's roping and riding every way you can think in this short fiction book due out in Feb. 2015.
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Crazy Cat In case your a curious cat like me I not only edited the story you saw, but added two more.

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Crazy Cat I've made the edits I mentioned if your interested.

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