Author Archives: Jason A. Meuschke

About Jason A. Meuschke

Happily married, father of four who has always been a dreamer and is finally pursuing those dreams! Follow along and read my silly thoughts as I approach the end of my first novel.

Using Guilty Favorite Movies In Your Writing

My first novel, Nine Mile Bridge, just came back from the editor and man am I seeing red! Not the angry kind of red but the “Holy cow did I write a bunch of crap?” kind of red. Haha. It’s … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Done

Ever the glutton for punishment, I’m planning yet another creative venture for the very near future! Continue reading

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I Did It!

2017 kicked off much better as I gained new perspective and motivation with the book. I pressed on with getting chapters fleshed out fuller than before, and with better focus. Continue reading

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Deadlines and Movie Ratings

I’ve promised myself I’ll do it once more then it’s going to my beta-readers and perhaps they’ll have some input for me I can use. Continue reading

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Best Time Ever!

I was stunned when he asked to interview me and discuss the importance of writing groups, and likewise, to hear my story. Continue reading

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June Update

I can’t describe the joy it was to kill off my first character a few weeks ago and to continue to do so with other characters since. So sweet! Why are you raising an eyebrow at my joy? I mentioned before the story is a thriller right? Continue reading

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Shhh! The End is Near!

I think I’ve finally figured out what’s going on. If I announce a deadline, the writing Gods will conspire against me, throwing problems big and small to confound my writing! That’s gotta be it, right?! Continue reading

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So, it’s been a while…

Isn’t it funny how the mind works? You walk into a room only to have forgotten why you went in there in the first place. Especially if it’s the kitchen because, at least for me anyway, I go right for the … Continue reading

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My Novel Update from March

I’ve become somewhat resigned to the idea that as a first-time novelist it’s taking longer than it would usually, but I’m learning a lot. Continue reading

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The Shadow War – Launch Day!

Originally posted on Stephanie Flint – Author and Artist:
After an extra month of waiting, The Shadow War is finally here! It’s the second book of The Wishing Blade series, so if you’ve been wondering what happens next, that wait is over! *Squee!* I’m…

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