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Goodreads asked John L. Steadman:

Where did you get the idea for your most recent book?

John L. Steadman I have been interested in Lovecraft & western occultism since I was in middle school & high school. After college and during graduate school, I finally perfected my writing and research capabilities and I found that I had acquired the skills necessary to write effective critical essays. Then, I simply began to write. The book was certainly a natural fit for me and writing it was relatively easy; I did it over the course of a few years. My second book, H. P. Lovecraft's Magikal Persona & the Cthulhu Mythos was much easier; I wrote this in only a year just after the first book was released in 2015. I guess that writing, like anything else, becomes easier and easier the more that you do it.

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