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About me

I'm an avid reader. I published my first Science Fiction novel, 'Space Rogues.' in 2017 and will be publishing the sequel in the Spring of 2018

I couldn't do what I do without my awesome wife Nicole

I love bringing bringing people together through events and conferences. When you get a group of folks together in a room, there's no telling what kind of awesome results you'll get.

Space Rogues: The Epic Adventures of Wil Calder, Space Smuggler

You can read a sample (chapter 1) here. Wil Calder is an astronaut when his experimental spacecraft breaks down near Neptune. What a crappy way to go, don’t you think? Alone in the deep dark of space. Except that’s not how the story ends; it’s how it begins. He’s rescued by alien space outlaws and his […]

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Starting is the Hardest Part of Writing

by John Wilker in Business, eBooks, I am a Creator, Work, Writing

I’ve no idea what other writers do to get started on their writing, but for me, it’s a multi-step thing, before I ever start to type. Space Rogues is the only exception to this post (And yeah that means only 2 data points, inclusive, whatever). That was created, as I’ve said many times, without a […]

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The Strength of Social Proof

by John Wilker in Announcements, eBooks, I am a Creator, Kindle, Work, Writing

The original title of this post was, “Would you like a free copy of Space Rogues 2: I’ll have a Subtitle Soon, Promise (it’s a working title).” Catchier right? It’s also really long! LOL. So back to the title of this post, Social Proof. When you go to Amazon to buy a book, or a humidifier […]

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Yesterday I typed, ‘The End.’

by John Wilker in Business, eBooks, I am a Creator, Kindle, Writing

Well, yesterday I typed two of my favorite words as a writer, “The End.” Not because I’m glad I’m done, but because I’m excited to share. Sometime this week I’ll be reviewing from the beginning and doing my first pass at cleaning it up. After that, I’ll ask for a beta reader or two to […]

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