Clinton A. Love

Writer, Musician, Mortician

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Leonard vs. The "Vampires"

Posted on May 12, 2019 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

“Heads up!” Olivia raised her chin toward an approaching group of people. Several longhaired men in Gothic attire flanked two women, both wearing short skirts, dyed hair, and fishnet stockings. They watched the Hunters with interest. One of the men looked at the others and laughed, showing elongated canine teeth.

“Alright fuckers,” Leonard growled. He lunged forward, his blue eyes blazing with electricity, his jaws opening wi...

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Summoning the Hunters Chapter 1

Posted on April 15, 2019 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (0)
Chapter 1- End of the Road

Qarinah stood on the centerline of the highway, long arms by her sides and her beautiful face pensive. Before her, two rumbling machines made their way up to the line. The red El Camino chirped its big back tires with a growl of its 454 and a puff of white smoke. The driver pushed back his sandy blonde hair, eyed Qarinah’s tight shorts and bikini top, and then focused on the road.

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The Acolytes

Posted on April 6, 2019 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

The Acolytes


“Turn around and go home, Chief,” said Cliff. I don’t want any trouble.”

“So keep your hands away from that shotgun,” said Chief Kowalski, “and there won’t be any.”

Cliff glowered at the two interlopers.

“Tell your friend to...

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Leo and Q get summoned

Posted on March 19, 2019 at 8:15 PM Comments comments (0)

“What the Hell just happened?” Leonard looked up from the stone floor. He sat in the middle of a large copper circle. About the circle burned white candles. He noticed blood on the copper.

“We have been summoned,” sighed Qarinah. She, too, sat in a circle like Leonard’s, marked with similar candles.

“Silence, Demon!” A tall young man stepped forward. He wore grea...

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Hunters of Gehenna

Posted on February 19, 2019 at 9:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Good news! The first draft of my latest novel, The Hunters of Gehenna is complete! I have the front cover finished as well. As soon as it clears my beta readers and my own arduous editing process, It will ba available for preorder. 

It sits right now at over 100,000 words, which would be almost 400 pages. I will be cutting it down, hopefully to closer to 80,000 words to make it easier for my readers to digest. Fear not, however. All of the cut scenes will be made available as exclu...

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Your Bowie Knife is Fake

Posted on July 8, 2017 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (0)

It may come as a surprise to you, but there are a lot of stories and ideas about James Bowie's famous knife that are complete nonsense, Texas tall tales, if you will.


One legend is that the Bowie knife was made from a meteor. There is no evidence anywhere to support that. Now it's not impossible as meteorite contains a lot of iron and nickel and they have been used to make tools and weapons, but if this were the case for Bowie's knife, no one ever mentioned it.


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Damsel of Distress and the World's Unluckiest Man

Posted on April 24, 2015 at 6:40 PM Comments comments (0)

April 24, 2015 at 5:41pm

I know what you're thinking.

 

"Hey Clint. It's supposed to be 'Damsel IN Distress' not 'OF Distress!"

 

Well then you must not have met the girl I'm talking about.

 

In Dungeons and Dragons, the table-top Role Playing Game that every geek has played at some point, it is important for your character to be able to carry large amounts of loot without becoming encumbered and losing the ability to move effectively...

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Bring Enough Gun?

Posted on December 22, 2014 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)

December 22, 2014 at 1:31pm

 

If you’ve spent any amount of time on gun forums or on YouTube looking at shooting videos, you will inevitably run into discussions on how much gun is sufficient for defensive use. This is one of what I call the Never Ending Arguments that always occur among gun owners and end up going nowhere. Other versions of this are the classic 9mm vs. .45ACP argument and the dreaded “Stopping Power”discussion.

 

In order t...

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Video Games- The Gateway Drug?

Posted on October 20, 2014 at 7:25 PM Comments comments (0)

October 20, 2014 at 7:47am

Here is how I explain the "Gateway Drug" issue with Cannabis legalization opponents.

 

Is it a Gateway Drug? In the U.S. it is, but not in places where it's legal. Why?

 

When I was in my early teens I lived in Germany. Like most kids, I played video games. In the U.S. video games were a kid's thing. We had huge arcades, Showbiz Pizza (later Chuck E Cheez), roller rinks and a host of other fun safe places to play. Not so in G...

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Idiot Media and Firearms

Posted on September 22, 2014 at 1:55 AM Comments comments (0)

September 21, 2014 at 12:53pm

As a gun owner, there are things that are said about various firearms in the media that just burn my ass. Mainly because, either out of ignorance or willful fear-mongering, they are spreading garbage information that makes it impossible to have intelligent discussions with people about guns. In some cases, I am positive that this is intentional, but I'd say 90% of it is just ignorant people being ignorant. Here are some examples.

 

Making a...

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