Author Archives: Nick C. Piers

About Nick C. Piers

Writer and creator of the Armadillo Mysteries, I've had a passion for the creative arts all his life. I'm an avid comic book fan, a DDP yoga practitioner , and urban cyclist.

Regarding The Punisher

Ever since his debut in the second season of Netflix’ Daredevil, I’ve been thinking a lot about Frank Castle; a.k.a.: The Punisher. So much, in fact, that I broke down and bought the first complete collection volume of Garth Ennis’ … Continue reading

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Quickie Comic Book Reviews

In an effort to get out of the house more while being unemployed, I’ve been hitting up the library for comics. I’ve enjoyed several books and series I haven’t been able to check out before. Some, I’d never even heard … Continue reading

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10 Tips for New Writers

After Grade 2, I became a writer. My stories about Gizmo from Gremlins were all written in crayon. As I grew up, my skills as a writer improved. Crayons became pencil crayons, then pencil, then pen, then eventually, a keyboard. … Continue reading

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Interview with T. Mike McCurley

Aw crap, I went and got myself interviewed again. This time, I was interviewed by T. Mike McCurley. Well, you might as well go have a look. Interview with Nick Piers

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The City of Smoke & Mirrors Writer Commentary (Part 3 of 3)

And here we go. Finally. The third and final writer commentary on my first novel, The City of Smoke & Mirrors. I’ll be honest here, folks: I’m brutally self-critical about these chapters. Particularly this book’s ending. Looking back, I hate … Continue reading

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10 Small Things to Deal with Depression

For almost 20 years, depression has been a major, constricting factor in my life. I was officially diagnosed with it in high school and have struggled with it ever since. Officially, my diagnosis is situational depression. Most times, I’m okay. … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why I Love DDP Yoga

Yoga has been a long-time passion of mine. The first time I tried it was a half-hour exercise show that came on every morning when I was younger. It was relaxing and yet also gave me sore muscles (in a … Continue reading

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The City of Smoke & Mirrors Writer Commentary (Part 2 of 3)

Well, it’s long overdue, but here’s the second part of my behind-the-scenes commentary on my first novel, The City of Smoke & Mirrors. You can read the first part right here. As before, this is written in point form, kind … Continue reading

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THE DAME WAS A TAD POLISH is now available

My second novel (and second Armadillo Mystery!), THE DAME WAS A TAD POLISH is now available. You can get it right now on Amazon. Check out my publisher’s write-up on the new book.

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If WWE Were 100% Honest With Us

It’s finally out! The Gaming Wildlife episode that I scripted! If I’m 100% honest, myself, I’m really just looking to shamelessly promote my own work. I’m a novelist, with one book under my belt so far: THE CITY OF SMOKE … Continue reading

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