Isaac Sweeney

Biography

Isaac Sweeney has been a writer for as long as he can remember. He was born and raised in Virginia, where he still lives today. He has spent the better part of his life honing his craft and trying to share the gift of words with others.

A firm believer in writing as advocacy, Isaac has made a lot of friends and a few enemies with some of his works. His writing is unapologetic, but still subtle and insightful.

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Books

Same Track, Different Track: One Adjunct's Alternative Route to the Tenure Track
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Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 25,510. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by Gone Dog Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"I was never supposed to be where I am today. In academia, the route to the tenure track has on it a terminal degree, publications in peer-reviewed journals, and other what-everybody-else-has-done things.” So begins author Isaac Sweeney as he chronicles his unlikely path from a newspaper staff writer to his coveted tenure-track position in higher education.
Daddy Die Hard
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Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011 by Gone Dog Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After his father left his family, the author found a replacement in the unlikeliest of fictional characters - the gun-weilding, hard-cursing, cigarette-smoking John McClane from the movie Die Hard. About 2,000 words.
Evolvement
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011 by Gone Dog Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A college student faces a supernatural battle on a bridge. A man sees the dark side of humanity after his car breaks down. A writer obsesses over a fictional woman, sometimes forgetting about real life. A strange cat reveals much about a young couple. An elderly man experiences new loves and losses ... ... watch these characters evolve!
Hard Creek Bridge: a short story
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Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011 by Gone Dog Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Friendless and shy, Slim Jackson enters his second semester at Abe Lincoln University. He gets lost on an unknown path, comes to a strange bridge, and has the struggle of his lifetime.

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