Freelance content writer with an eclectic employment history and an interest in game development.

Several Medium posts have informed me that I have should have an about page on my profile, so here it is!

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My name is John Bullock, I am freelance content creator, YouTuber, fiction writer, and proud father careening towards middle age with all the grace of an inebriated giraffe.

I studied computers in college (which was long enough ago that “computers” was something you could study in college), and followed that…

No void is so empty as that which we make for ourselves

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Stahl looked around as he caught his breath. He was working on a former lava field breaking up rocks and currently stood in the middle of a few square miles of smooth lunar surface.

In the distance, printers were already moving into position to mar the pure lunar landscape with…

The ship comes first, always

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Finn gripped his couch and tried in vain to close his eyes tighter. Beyond his visor, the outer hull of ESS Peaceforger was an impossibly large ceiling on the universe, a static plane as the stars wheeled by in the unfathomable distance. …

You can’t leave home without taking a little of it with you

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“It’s the kids you see?”


Jess had drifted off again. It was a constant battle to maintain concentration these days, and Saul did nothing to help when he was in this kind of mood.

“The kids. They grew up here. They don’t care where we came from. Hell, they…

Fran has made a breakthrough, but what did she break?

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Something caught Fran’s eye.

It started as a flicker in the corner of her vision — something and nothing — but it happened again a few moments later, and it started to spread.

Fran sighed.

“Stop,” she said, ripping the glasses from her face and tossing them onto a nearby…

John Bullock

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