Author Archives: neiladaniel

About neiladaniel

Self published writer of sci-fi, fantasy, poetry, so far.

C.S. Lewis, Writing and Lust

Originally posted on Mere Inkling Press:
We’re accustomed to hearing the word “lust” used in a positive manner, such as “she has a lust for life.” You might even see this in the context of writing. C.S. Lewis himself did…

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“Herd Immunity” is Epidemiological Neoliberalism

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Writer at Work

Hi All, I’m head down in my new book and minimizing my social media activities but I’m troubled by the way the President’s treasonous behavior is eclipsing some very important news. ‘Fatal shootings’ in the USA seems to be spiking … Continue reading

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Trumpism 101

Politics is a fact of my writing life these days. Events are too momentous to avoid and the noise of political chatter too loud to be ignored. So I did what I do about most things that bother me – … Continue reading

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The Self Publishing Dilemma

Many years ago I was advised to always look it up. “When you’re reading,” my father told me, “you must never pass over a word you don’t understand. Always stop, go to the dictionary, and look it up” It was … Continue reading

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Reboot

About three years ago I completed and self-published my first book, The Obeahman’s Dagger. I did it all – writing, editing, proof-reading, cover design, and layout and when it was done, I was a very proud writer/publisher. A Kirkus review pointed out … Continue reading

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About Me

I am not a narcissist but I think it’s time I told the readers of my blog a little bit about me. I’m an outsider, an observer, a thinker and (after all this time) finally, a writer, with one self-published … Continue reading

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Yes, But do They Believe Him?

Everybody knows that the President lies. The big question is whether and by whom he is believed. At a recent rally in Wisconsin President Trump told a story: “The baby is born, the mother meets with the doctor, they take … Continue reading

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In my little town

A small vegan grocery store opened nearly a year ago, on Oliver Street in North Tonawanda, my little town. When it opened I thought that it represented something that was happening in the community, a kind of revival at the … Continue reading

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Memento Mori

Believe nothing. Many years ago a fine teacher and friend handed me that piece of advice and I thought it then a perfectly good idea. I still do and it has served me well, bringing me to my present state … Continue reading

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