J. Zachary Pike

Strangely Funny Fiction


J. Zachary Pike was once a basement-dwelling fantasy gamer, but over time he metamorphosed into a basement-dwelling fantasy writer. A New Englander by birth and by temperament, he writes strangely funny fiction on the seacoast of New Hampshire.

Current Project

Son of a Liche

The second book of the Dark Profit Saga pits Gorm and his fellow heroes against dark magics, the risen dead, and — worst of all — marketing.

Last updated on June 14th, 2017

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My (Typically) Late Review of Wonder Woman

I’m beginning to develop a trend of reviewing things so late that everyone already has a firm opinion on whatever I’l writing about. That goes doubly so for Wonder Woman, which everyone already seems to love. But hey, I’ll throw my two cents in the corroded fountain of public opinion: Wonder Woman is the best DC movie in years, and a fine comic book move.

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Indie Publishing

Send Better Emails with MailChimp Interest Groups

Send Better Emails with MailChimp Interest Groups

If you’re an independent author, you fall into one of two categories:

  1. You have a mailing list you use to keep in touch with your readers and let them know about your upcoming releases.
  2. You don’t, and you’re sick of so-called “experts” online yapping on and on about how important it is to maintain a mailing list.

If you’re in the second group, of if you’re not interested in independent publishing, I recommend that you navigate to your search engine of choice and search for funny cats. This article will not make you happy.

But if you do use a mailing list—specifically one in MailChimp—let’s take a moment to talk about segmenting your list by interests.

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The Dark Profit saga is an economically epic trilogy set on Arth, a world that's fantastic and familiar all at once. On Arth, professional heroes kill monsters for valuable loot, but it’s powerful corporations that reap the rewards.

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