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Warps in the Tapestry Out Now!
The latest anthology from The Tapestry Group, Warps in the Tapestry, is now out! Grab this excellent collection of sci-fi short stories — including one from yours truly — here!
The Art of Reading Out Now!
My first non-fiction release, The Art of Reading: How Reading Can Help You Become a Better, More Productive Writer, is now out on all major e-book outlets! Grab The Art of Reading on Kindle, Nook, Kobo, Apple iBooks, and Smashwords. A paperback version is also available. Click here for more information.
About J.D. Cunegan
J.D. Cunegan is known for his unique writing style, a mixture of murder mystery and superhero epic that introduces the reader to his comic book-inspired storytelling and fast-paced prose. A 2006 graduate of Old Dominion University, Cunegan has an extensive background in journalism, a lengthy career in media relations, and a lifelong love for writing. Cunegan lives in Hampton, Virginia, and next to books and art, his big passion in life in auto racing. When not hunched in front of a keyboard or with his nose stuck in a book, Cunegan can probably be found at a race track or watching a race on TV.
J.D. Cunegan books out now*
Bounty (Jill Andersen #1)
Blood Ties (Jill Andersen #2)
Behind the Badge (Jill Andersen #3)
Behind the Mask (Jill Andersen #4)
Betrayal (Jill Andersen #5)
Boundless (exclusive to newsletter subscribers; Jill Andersen #0)
Cracks in the Tapestry (anthology; co-author)
Courage on Infinite Earths (Kindle exclusive anthology; co-author)
Legends of the Gem
The Art of Reading: How Reading Can Help You Become a Better, More Productive Writer
Warps in the Tapestry (anthology; co-author)
Bitter End (Jill Andersen #6)
Summertime, Assassins, and Other Skullduggeries (trilogy)
Land of the Free (Hellion #1)
*Unless otherwise noted, all books are available in paperback, Kindle, Nook, Kobo, Apple iBooks, and Smashwords.
But why do we need scissors?
Because I’m a fan of obscure pop culture references; this one in particular relates back to the classic videogame Metal Gear Solid 2. Late in that game, the Colonel starts spouting off all kinds of nonsense, a glitch in the proverbial AI, and at one point, he blurts out, “I need scissors! 61!”
Taking that reference, I once formed INS Komix, an independent comic book studio that was set to publish such titles as Bounty and Notna. But somewhere along the way, I became a much better writer than an artist, and my comic books became novels. INS (I Need Scissors) still exists, and I hope one day to be able to use it as my own publishing outlet.
“I hear it’s amazing when the famous purple stuffed worm in flap-jaw space with the tuning fork does a raw blink on Hari Kiri Rock. I need scissors! 61!”