Month: November 2017

Great Video by Chris Fox –

I just wanted to share this video from my buddy Chris Fox. For a second there, I thought he was talking directly to me, with this video.  We (creative types) all go through it to some degree.  I love his idea about setting a schedule.  That’s what I’m going to get right on top off come Monday...

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Eat what you store. Store what you eat.

That sounds pretty obvious, doesn’t it? For most of us, we don’t. Not even close. Raise your hands! Yes, I can see you.  The NSA has nothing on my shenanigans, so do it… IF – You regularly buy some pizzas, drink some beers, eat your store-bought bread, microwave out some hot pockets… tendies (chicken nuggets), or pizza rolls… all the while you’re storing up on freeze-dried foods, beans, rice, powdered milk? Yeah… I’m talking to you.  I’m talking to me too, I’m just as guilty. Suddenly changing your diet can have catastrophic effects on your body, especially if you factor in Murphy’s Law.  Yeah, we all know Murph- The asshole who always mucks things up when you least expect it and can barely keep your head above water.  He’s the jerk who’s putting his foot on your noggin and pushing down as the waves come up… so in order to Murphy Proof your food storage, remind yourself, eat what you store, store what you eat. Case in point – For some people, you don’t have to have TSHTF in order to be in a survival situation.  A loss of job, income, insurance, some kind of hardship… it can really put things into perspective.  Suddenly having to worry about having enough money when that was never a concern before, or having a very tight but do-able budget and something happens and you...

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November 2017

I know I’m late on this post, I know, I know! This year I’m thankful for all of you.  I’ve done some experimenting this year, from a Mad Max style dystopian to an urban fantasy and a genre-bending prepper romance in One Man’s Opus.  You’ve stuck with me while I’ve done all sorts of things not quite hard core prepping / TSHTF reading related.  I’m getting back into that, but I needed some time away from it a little bit to process ending The World Burns Series. There is good news… I wrote a new series opener for Permuted Press called “Outside The Fire” that’s going to hit shelves soon.  That one is about an economic collapse.  I’ve got another one that’s about a reluctant prepper who learns survival skills with on an island in Florida that I’m calling Deadman’s Cay. That one’s a survivial/preparedness situation with some sea adventure for flavoring.  I held off on writing it because as I was researching and planning it out, the actual hurricanes came through the gulf, hitting Texas and Florida.  I changed the storyline up and am about halfway done with it.  I’ve also started on a story that’s near and dear to my heart about a prepper who helps his grandpa run his family still to make ends meet.  That one I’m calling “Still Surviving” and should have a lot...

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