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JohnGunningham

Name John Gunningham
Location Canada
Member Since Dec 07, 2011
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A little about myself... I write mostly science fiction and fantasy, usually somewhere between the two. No idea what my genre would be. Wizards in space! Or something like that. I strive to be helpful and some people have said my advice was helpful. Otherwise, I mountain bike play as much Frisbee as Saskatchewan summer allows and game in the spare minutes I have between everything else.

Read as much as you can, write as often as you're able. Remember, writers make good books, but communities make GREAT books.

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Mirror Mirror
Angel Home

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//CURRENTLY READING

Empire of Ivory, Naomi Novik

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“I am trying here to prevent anyone saying the really foolish thing that people often say about Him: I’m ready to accept Jesus as a great moral teacher, but I don’t accept his claim to be God. That is the one thing we must not say. A man who was merely a man and said the sort of things Jesus said would not be a great moral teacher. He would either be a lunatic — on the level with the man who says he is a poached egg — or else he would be the Devil of Hell. You must make your choice. Either this man was, and is, the Son of God, or else a madman or something worse. You can shut him up for a fool, you can spit at him and kill him as a demon or you can fall at his feet and call him Lord and God, but let us not come with any patronizing nonsense about his being a great human teacher. He has not left that open to us. He did not intend to.” 
― C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity
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John.

Works

Mirror Mirror

Mirror Mirror

19 parts / 59 pages, updated May 30, 2014G
There is more than one world and all are linked; some closely and some distant. When a Prophesy in another world is forcibly changed, no one considers the far reaching ramif... read more
3,572 reads votes 166 comments 225
Culture

Culture

2 parts / 8 pages, updated May 02, 2014G
In a fractured world lived in by diverse races, war is coming. --- Very old story I'm posting because I was asked to.
11 reads votes 1 comments 0
Life Plus +

Life Plus +

4 pages, updated Apr 03, 2014PG-13Completed
The World has largely turned to Virtual Life companies that can offer time stretch to simulate long life span. From these lavish fantasy worlds millions upon millions live,... read more
26 reads votes 0 comments 0
Gobs of Love

Gobs of Love

1 page, updated Feb 06, 2014GCompleted
Goblins need love too.
44 reads votes 2 comments 2
.:Angel Home:.

.:Angel Home:.

6 parts / 10 pages, updated Dec 30, 2013PG
In a dying Universe being poisoned by the Scourge a band of survivors aboard the living township Tamarac search desperately for answers that might lead to a cure. The Angels, o... read more
539 reads votes 29 comments 40
After Waking Beauty

After Waking Beauty

2 pages, updated May 23, 2013GCompleted
What happens when gifts are given to mortals who are not prepared to receive them?
113 reads votes 6 comments 16
A Case Against Vampires

A Case Against Vampires

1 page, updated Feb 08, 2013PG-13Completed
tags / contest snap
77 reads votes 4 comments 7
The Devon Port Incident

The Devon Port Incident

4 pages, updated Dec 20, 2012PG
This was an old story I took out of moth balls to see how well it's received here. I've always thought it would be neat to see a magic based civilization in the fu... read more
44 reads votes 6 comments 7
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