Category Archives: Essays

The Joys of Writing: Toe Wart

If it wasn’t for a toe wart, I may not have figured out what to do with my first murder mystery.

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Bump in the Road – Part 2: Halifax Emotional Explosion

(Bump in the Road is a multi-part story detailing my attempts to get into wrestling school and the wrestling business.. Part One discusses my growing up on wrestling and some brief backyard wrestling.) In Spring of 1999, I moved in with … Continue reading

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Bump in the Road – Part 1: Prologue & Backyard Wrestling

(Bump in the Road is a multi-part story detailing my attempts to get into wrestling school and the wrestling business. Part 1 details my personal background, why I loved wrestling growing up, and things I did before wrestling school, including backyard … Continue reading

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Comics for Everyone, Comics for Anyone!

Jason Arnold, the manager at my local comic book shop Strange Adventures, is likely one of the only people I’ve met more passionate about comic books as a medium than I am. An artist himself, Jason wears his love of … Continue reading

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Excessive Swearing

In both my creative writing and chatting or posting on Facebook, I tend to avoid swearing. That’s not to say I don’t swear because anyone who’s a friend of mine on Facebook will know I swear. I’m especially potty-mouthed in … Continue reading

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Music: Not Really My Thing

Some of my co-workers were having a discussion recently about Freddie Mercury. I don’t recall the conversation entirely, but at one point, they asked my opinion. I had to tell them honestly that I didn’t know who he was. I … Continue reading

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Bullying & Social Injustice

Without going into too much detail, this past year has been a tough one for me. Career-wise, I hit a huge brick wall last Fall. Depression has reared its ugly head quite often in the last year. Recently, I’ve started … Continue reading

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