Category Archives: Writing

Why I’ve Almost Given up Writing

Believe me, I’m aware of the staggering irony in that headline. Here’s Nick, writing about not writing. Here’s Nick, intending to post it on his blog intended to promote his writing. Here’s Nick, writing this on his 6+ year old … Continue reading

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The Death of Superman (Video Essay) – Series Consideration

I finally finished and published the next video essay in my series, Series Consideration. I just realized that when I had my friend take that photo, I was still rocking the bald for the summer. Anyway, as usual, here’s the written essay … Continue reading

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The Sculptor – Series Consideration

Welp, here we go! The debut episode of Series Consideration, a video essay series where I study and discuss graphic novels and completed comic book runs. This episode, I look at Scott McCloud’s THE SCULPTOR. And don’t forget to see … Continue reading

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10 Things I’d Do If I Ran DC or Marvel Comics

Welp, I’m branching out a little, kiddies. The Casual Geekery invited me to write articles for them. For my first article, it’s a 2-parter called 10 Things I’d Do If I Ran DC or Marvel Comics. Here’s Part One. And … Continue reading

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A Letter to Save John Muise

One of my best friends recently told me that John Muise – long-time instructor at St. Thomas University – is not returning to teach next year. St. Thomas University is not renewing his contract. For me, and for everything John … Continue reading

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The City of Smoke & Mirrors Audiobook!

Well this is a pleasant surprise. I know I haven’t updated this danged blog in a long time. Without going into too much detail, depression has hit me hard in recent months. BUT, some good news: my first novel – … Continue reading

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The Never-Ending Battle: A Reading

I’ve considered reading The Never-Ending Battle aloud, but when Open Minds Quarterly republished the story in their Classroom Edition, I couldn’t think of a better celebration. This reading unexpectedly became one of the most publicly emotional things I’ve ever done. … Continue reading

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