For Nerds Written by a Nerd

As an adult I went to found nerds at work, school, and church. They were everywhere! When I found my wife (Not a neek, but a neek supporter), she had two boys who were major neeks on lots of levels. How else could I be convinced to open up my Star Wars collection, so we could play for hours?

A Nerd’s Brand of Hero

By G.P. Avants  I think inside all of us is a hero that wants a chance to do something great. You know, we all want to change the world in some way. Can you relate? What can a neek do that compares with those who do great almost superhuman things?  As our character, Levy finds…

God Among Geeks/ N101 Facebook Live Event!

Hello! We wanted to invite you to a new WEEKLY event on Facebook Live called the Neek Peak of the Week. We want to be there for our online community by giving weekly encouragement, conversation, and collaboration with our nerd, geek, and creative family. Why not join us for 15 minutes every Monday for a…

Hamilton’s Shot!

  By G.P. Avants On July 4th our family enjoyed the revolutionary tale of the musical Hamilton. Over the years I had heard bits and pieces of the music, samples of the play, but on Disney Plus I saw the story from explosive beginning to satisfying end. Now, I don’t want to spoil the event…

“The Lone Wolf” -Chapter 6 (Excerpt #2)

Here is the final post for the Lone Wolf.  The book is out! Buy it on Amazon now! Or you can find it on my website: johndpepeauthor.com. Will Caladin defeat Gigantor and earn his spot on the orc hunt?  Let’s see who wins in combat between the two. Chapter 6- “Finding Wor…Employment” The crowd of…

“The Lone Wolf” -Chapter 6 (Excerpt)

Caladin has gone off to find work at The Golden Dragon.  Will he and Quinn get the job?  Let’s see. Chapter 6- “Finding Wor…Employment” When Caladin entered the backroom of the bar, he noticed it was no different than the tap room. The wooden walls had old paint peeling off, the floor was made of…

“The Lone Wolf” -Chapter 5 (Excerpt #2)

Here is the conclusion to Chapter 5. Will Remence and his village survive the orc onslaught. Let’s see Grok can hold the  line against the orc onslaught. Chapter 5- “Victory!” Grok felt the center losing ground. The archers had prevented the orcs from gaining his flanks, but with all their forces now pushing in on…

“The Lone Wolf”- Chapter 5 (An Excerpt)

The Orcs have arrived!  What will happen? Will Remence and his village be victorious or will the orcs? Chapter 5 – “Victory!” Falen stood from his chair after one of the villagers had finished whispering in his ear. He addressed the crowd in the meeting hall. “The scouts have returned. They say it is a…

“The Lone Wolf”-Chapter 4 (Excerpt #2)

Let’s see where Caladin ends up in looking for employment.   Chapter 4-“A New Town. A New Opportunity.”… Caladin, shortly thereafter, entered an inn in the Mid-Line district of the city. It was a small establishment a block off the main thoroughfare. He secured a room and a meal for the night. He quickly made…

“The Lone Wolf”-Chapter 4 (Excerpt)

In Chapter 4 we pick back up with our rogues: Caladin and Quinn.  They’ve enter a new town on the outskirts of the world.  Nearly out of gold they are in desperate need of a word Caladin refused to say…work.   Chapter 4- “A New Town. A New Opportunity” Caladin and Quinn pulled into Ironwood,…

“The Lone Wolf”-Chapter 3 (Excerpt #2)

Remence is going before the Hand.  How will they react?  What will their decision be?  The conclusion of Chapter 3.   Chapter 3- “Do We Stay or Do We Go”… The five council members, including his father, sat upon a dais. They each sat in a wooden chair carved out of strong oak with animal…