It came from John Adams

John Adams’s story “Holding” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 23 October 2020. I generally write speculative fiction that is humorous, gothic, or some combination of humorous and gothic; I tell people my wheelhouse is “Dark Shadows with space monkeys”. On the flip side, when I write non-speculative fiction, I tend to go for more dramatic moments — high-school friendships put to the test, relationships ending, managing through loss, and those moments we’d rather read …

A question for John Adams

Q: What tools do you write with?

A: I’m fairly basic when it comes to writing tools — I arm myself with a laptop, a frequently broken wireless mouse, and a cat who chews on the laptop cord. I’ve purchased several fancy journals with the sincere intention of writing long-hand, but my hands cramp after a few minutes and I can barely read my own penmanship.


John Adams’s story “Holding
in Metaphorosis Friday, 23 October 2020.
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About John Adams

John Adams (he/him/his) is a short-story, stageplay, and screenplay writer. He enjoys creating robust, offbeat worlds populated with teenage detectives, pelican-people, robo-butlers, cursed cowboys, and bear nuns. When not writing, he produces comedy shows and performs across the U.S. with That’s No Movie, a multi-genre improv-comedy team. He lives in the Kansas City area, where he works as a communications professional.

johnamusesnoone.com, @JohnAmusesNoOne


John Adams’s story “Holding
in Metaphorosis Friday, 23 October 2020.
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