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Is ‘survival of the fittest’ a tautology?

Reading Time: 8 minutes I was recently posting about my book series Survival of the Fittest, with the first book, Metamorphosis [UK], detailing a global pandemic that changes its human victims into viral victims who are competing with established humanity for survival. The second book Adaptation lays out the groundwork for a divergence in some groups of the surviving humans, as well as within […]

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Writing, Writing, Writing

Reading Time: 3 minutes Apologies for being effectively absent for a week or so, bar some quick posts here and there. It’s Easter hols and the family is about. Also, there is a heck of a lot going on on the book front. As you may well know, I have two books presently filtering through the distribution channels. Some […]

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Survival of the Fittest: Adaptation

Reading Time: 4 minutes Okay, so this has been a long time in the making. Some months ago, I finished writing the sequel to my first fiction book, and first in the Survival of the Fittest series. The first instalment was called Metamorphosis [UK]. The sequel is called Adaptation. The setting is, presciently, a pandemic that ravages the world. It […]

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Pandemics and Sequels

Reading Time: 2 minutes As many of you will know, I wrote my first fiction book a few years ago – Survival of the Fittest: Metamorphosis (UK) – and I am finally getting round to finish the sequel (Survival of the Fittest: Adaptation). I have been waiting to see how this pandemic pans out to try to write some references […]

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Amuse Bouche and Other Updates

Reading Time: 5 minutes Just to remind people of what I have been up to of late and what I plan for the near future (and a book that might be right up your alleys). Let’s start with the now. I have just released a book called The Family Book of Word of the Day. For a Year. Every Year. […]

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Speaking of Pandemics

Reading Time: 2 minutes What if the victims of Coronavirus were less than pitied flu-type patients? What if they were pretty horrific? I am just finishing writing the sequel to my first in the Survival of the Fittest series: Survival of the Fittest: Metamorphosis (UK). Please grab yourself a copy and see how the outbreak plays out… No one seems to […]

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Traeger on Survival of the Fittest

Reading Time: 3 minutes Jeremiah Traeger, contributor here at ATP, has kindly reviewed my fiction book Survival of the Fittest: Metamorphosis (UK readers) and posted it on Amazon. Here is the review. Grab yourself a copy for some winter reading! 5.0 out of 5 stars Zombies, comedy, and theology? By Jeremiah Traeger on October 23, 2018 It drops you in focusing exactly the type […]

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Jim Bakker and Surviving the Apocalypse

Reading Time: < 1 minute This is batshit crazy. Love the editing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=al4Qr9MlDWo   Of course, to find out about apocalypses for sure, with some philosophy thrown in, see my first book in the Survival of the Fittest Series, presently on offer in paperback.   Stay in touch! Like A Tippling Philosopher on Facebook: A Tippling Philosopher