Let’s have a good laugh at what’s inside my brain, because it’s the only way I know to shut it up.
Look, we’re all struggling through a strange holiday season, so why not make it a little bit stranger? This Friday at 7:00PM PST on Twitch.tv/mac_ashton, I will be live streaming a readthrough of my holiday story, Home for the Holidays.
That's right, The Nick Ventner Adventures are alive and well! Downpour marks the second full-length novel in the series and picks up shortly after the events of Whiteout.
This week, I’m talking with Donna of Philly Ghost Hunt, and we’re going through the fundamentals of paranormal investigation.
The key to reanimation was speed, and now she suspected that she still hadn’t been fast enough. Heat and humidity made quick work, especially when the tomb masons were phoning it in. She could have broken the seal with a plastic spoon.
This is one of the best sci-fi books I’ve read in recent memory, and I can’t wait to burn through the rest of the series.
Originally posted on Word Play, an excellent podcast hosted by Kristine Raymond who interviewed me last month. Over the past few weeks, I’ve sat down several times to write this blog post, word jumble, rant, whatever you call it, and each time I’ve struggled. We’re all stuck at home, writing should be easier, right? Actually, … Continue reading I’m Struggling
Mokole Mbembe – The One Who Stops the Flow of Rivers "The Congo River at sunset, Democratic Republic of the Congo" by water.alternatives is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0 This week on Cryptids Decrypted, John and I are talking about a fascinating myth from the Congo River Basin, Mokole Mbembe (pronounced M’Kay-lay Bem-bay, we think). … Continue reading Mokole-Mbembe – A History of the Mystery
Hello and welcome back to my re-review series for the wonderful Star Wars Skywalker Saga, and a few spin-off movies along the way. So far, I’ve reviewed Rogue One (3.5/5), A New Hope (4.5/5) , The Empire Strikes Back(5/5) and The Phantom Menace(2/5) which unfortunately means it’s time for… Attack of the God Damned Clones. I’ll be … Continue reading Star Wars – The Re-Review – Attack of the Clones
Well, with The Mandalorian coming out tomorrow, it's time I get back to my reviews, and here we are, the prequel trilogy. You will never find a more wretched hive of bad dialogue and poor plot decisions… Or at least that’s what some people say. The prequel trilogy has provided the internet with fantastic meme … Continue reading Star Wars – The Re-Review – The Phantom menace
Want some tips to make sure you complete NaNoWriMo? I got you covered!
This is a movie I’ve seen easily twenty times, if not more, throughout my life, and that makes it difficult to look at it through an objective lens.
That's right, I'm reviewing all the Star Wars films leading up to IX. Buckle up, stay on target, and fly casual, because I've got some opinions.
This is the fifth episode of Cryptids Decrypted, the podcast where we talk about all things on the fringe of reality, we're covering the history of the Roswell Incident. For those who are unfamiliar, Roswell is one of the most high profile UFO sightings in history and has spawned a myriad of theories about alien … Continue reading Roswell – A History of the Mystery
Hey Everyone, a few months ago I started a Patreon and today I took it down! All content that was posted there will now be posted here free of charge. Below is a copy of the statement I sent out: Hello fine and lovely patrons, and a few bots someone created to win last month's … Continue reading The Patreon Is Dead – Long Live the Patreon
Last month, a friend of mine had a very intriguing prompt about the Area 51 raid that garnered the most votes. I hope you enjoy it!
I've been working on a host of projects that are all coming out soon! I wanted to take this time to provide a brief update on where everything is and how it's coming along.
Being an independent author is simultaneously one of the easiest and hardest things I’ve ever done. The easy part? All you need to do is write a few words, slap your name on them, and BOOM, you’re an Indie Author.
Whiteout has almost been out for a month, and the reviews have been overwhelmingly positive. I couldn't be happier with the reception, and am so happy to see people enjoying Nick's adventures as much as I do.
Hey Everyone, The time has come! Whiteout is now available for Pre-Order on Amazon! Release is only about a month away (May 1st), and I am so excited to share the final product with you. If you're a fan, or a friend, or just want to help, please share our pre-order link around. A lot … Continue reading Whiteout Pre-Orders are Live
Crichton provides adventure, a dollop of racist ideas about ‘the dark continent’ of Africa, and enough cannibals to make Dahmer feel uncomfortable.
Underbaked characters and tonal inconsistency bring down what could have been a fun synth-poppy throwback.
What’s a holiday story that doesn’t start with bloodshed, cursing, and a little good-old-fashioned graveyard sex?