Author Archives: ScottCreney

About ScottCreney

Scott Creney lives in Athens, Georgia. He is the author of "Dear Al-Qaeda: Letters to the World’s Most Notorious Terror Organiztion".

The Exasperated Guru

A friend of mine said I was like a zen guru, but one whose wisdom came disguised as cruelty. I don’t know if I’d put it so poetically, but when they said they would love it if some of my … Continue reading

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Hyperpop At The End Of The World – My 2021 In Music

It all started with Sirius XM, which means my 2021 actually began in 2020, which makes sense since in many ways my 2021 was simply an extension of 2020 with its pandemic and the quarrantine and my need to fill … Continue reading

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Protected: Carolina Rebel – Continuation of Chapter Two and Opening of Three

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Protected: Carolina Rebel – The rest of chapter one and the opening of chapter two

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Carolina Rebel – A Continuation

I met David Hogan the night of my first training shift. I had shown up ten minutes early, wanting to make a good impression or at least not be late. I walked into the lobby and introduced myself to the … Continue reading

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Carolina Rebel – An Opening

I started this novel right before our kid was born in the early summertime of 2014. I completed an (extremely) rough draft around the end of that year, most of it written in a state of sleepless delirium, often with … Continue reading

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Self-Indulgent Compact Disc Excavation Project: The Book (A FreeDownloadable PDF)

So I originally posted these things on Facebook, a distraction that turned itself into a project, where each day I’d write about a CD in my collection, working alphabetically left to right through my racks. As it progressed, a handful … Continue reading

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Covid Metamorphoses #53 – Darkness

There are moments in certain days, on certain weeks, during particularly bad periods of the month, that I start to think there will be no going back–not to normal, not to civilization, not to anything. I imagine my son 20 … Continue reading

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Covid Metamorphoses #52 – Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Every week I go to the grocery store, and every week my cashier asks me some kind of variant on the required question, “How are you doing?” Some weeks I make a joke. Okay, given the whole end of human civilization … Continue reading

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Covid Metamorphoses #51 – Discipline

Today was supposed to be the first day of school, so we started school today. What else were we going to do? Keep watching TV? Keep playing outside until 10am when the heat gets to be too much, and then … Continue reading

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