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Johnny B. Truant
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+Adam Poe LOL. Too funny :-D
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FICTION UNBOXED IS LIVE! 

Join us as we write a novel live in 30 days while the world watches. We'll show EVERY. LITTLE. THING. that goes into writing a novel.

Please share this project with your writing friends, or anyone who enjoys stories!

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1027829739/fiction-unboxed-change-the-world-with-a-story
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I'm curious to know what the Stretch Goals will be set at. $25K, $30K, $35K, etc?
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Better Off Undead #81 - WTF is Wrong With Johnny?
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This show had me laughing so much! :-D
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Check out this interview I did on +Joanna Penn's podcast about turning your writing into a business!
 
Fantastic interview with +Johnny B. Truant on his 2 year transformation from one book to 12 fiction series and the growth of the SelfPublishingPodcast with +Sean Platt and +David Wright - plus, a little about the awesome Fiction Unboxed project, launching very soon http://selfpublishingpodcast.com/fiction-unboxed
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Nice interview
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We'll take your questions live! We're not only talking about Fiction Unboxed, but we'll focus on that because it (our Kickstarter, wherein we'll be writing a novel live, in 30 days, while letting the world watch) launches tomorrow at 10am Eastern time! 
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Question about including political ideology in your fiction. Some do it overtly -- Dean Koontz on the right (Odd Thomas series), James Howard Kuntsler (World Made By Hand series) on the left. Some do it but claim they don't. Some don't do it at all. I know The Beam has some political elements, as does the Z series. So...how do you guys approach this? Do you hold back, or do you charge ahead? 
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I totally like +Johnny B. Truant's T-shirt idea! Please put that somewhere in the rewards levels!
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Fiction Unboxed. Booyah!!!
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Spot on with the blog post "adventure" - I still can't believe I thought it would be a good idea to go research a thriller by visiting disused WW2 underground bunkers ALONE with a tiny torch and a camera. Way to find out you're scared of the dark...when your mind is full of thoughts of torture and death, you walk into a deep, dark room that smells like something died in it...and your torch gives up the ghost.
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Blogger, author, and podcaster. Sonia Simone says I'm also a "lovable jackass." Somehow I've cobbled that into a really good career. Go figure.
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My blog's tagline is "The Internet Made Awesome," but a better personal tagline is probably something like "I have exactly one life, and I'm doing my best to live it every day as I damn well want to. Oh, and also, read my shit and buy stuff."
Introduction
Here's my official bio when people ask about such things:

I blog about entrepreneurship and human potential at JohnnyBTruant.com and am a regular contributor to premier business blogs Copyblogger and Problogger. I'm also the director and MC of the Virtual Ticket program for New Media Expo (formerly BlogWorld, the world’s preeminent new media conference) and co-host the Self Publishing Podcast at SelfPublishingPodcast.com.

I'm also the author of the novel The Bialy PimpsYou should read it. It kicks ass. I'm also working on several upcoming zombie novels that are kind of like Night of the Living Dead meets Fight Club meets Clerks.
Bragging rights
I can fit fifty golf balls into my mouth. Not at the same time, of course.
Education
  • Ohio State University
    Molecular genetics and philosophy. See how much I'm using both now? Money well spent.
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Foofy McGee, Chesty LaRue, Busty Sinclair. Also Santa.
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