Phil Skaggs Jr.

Biography

Phil Skaggs Jr was born in lovely and flat Indiana. He has been writing stories since elementary school, mostly in comic form. Recently, however, he's been dedicated to telling his strange and wonderful stories in prose, essays, and occasionally poetry. With little money and mostly passion, he writes, edits, and designs all of his work which gives him great satisfaction when he finally presses that publish button.

Runs Mutant Times blog. Supports the Creative Commons and all works are DRM free.

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Books

How to Live in Fear
Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
We are all filled with fear, but we're still alive. There is a fear surrounding us and growing all around us. The tv, the radio, news, blogs. The fear of who we are and what we aren't. It can be overwhelming. And while we may never get rid of that fear that wants to stop us from being the next hero, we can learn to overcome it and live with it. To live in it with just a little hard work.
Regina Blunder, Ghost Hunter: a short story
Price: Free! Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Regina Blunder is a second generation Korean American just trying to make enough money move out of her parents house. Her job: Ghost Hunter. She's pretty good too. Thanks to her mom being from a long line of Korean shamans. With the help of her lazy, but pretty cool friend Sam, Regina cleans up all the ghouls and ghosts of Betterton, OH.
The Days of a King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,740. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A weird, cross-country coming of age story. Adam lets things happen to him. He's never been one to go out and do something. But he's had enough of that. He decides to start heading West and with each step, the journey gets stranger and stranger.
Radiation Face
Price: Free! Words: 32,180. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Abe Jennings is a mutant and all he wants to do is fight. Abe's parents finally got him out of the zone and into the Keystone. A decent town where everyone looks normal and the streets are filled with sludge. The best part is the lack of giant monsters destroying the place. That's all fine and dandy for his parents, but Abe has no interest in staying there.
Pissing Off Adults: A Short Guide
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
The world seems boring and outdated. But it doesn't have to be! Every kid has the power to change things and it starts with pissing off some adults.

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