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Ramblings of Teenaged Cryptozoologists - Available Now

Colin Schneider and I have been working on a collaborative project that is a collection of articles by both of us on a variety of cryptozoological topics. It's taken the form of a book called Ramblings of Teenage Cryptozoologists, and it's now available!

My previous books have been published through CreateSpace, but this time we decided to go through Lulu publishing. The book will also be available on Amazon in the near future, though I would ask, if possible, you get it straight through Lulu's store - we still get a percentage of the money when it is sold through Amazon, but not nearly as much as we would get if it was bought through Lulu. And, believe it or not, writing books on cryptids does not make you rich, so the extra couple bucks would really help out…

Anyway, I hope readers check out the book, and tell your friends about it too!

Ramblings of Teenage Cryptozoologists is now available on

Here's the book's contents:

  1. Introduction by Colin Schneider
  2. Introduction by Tyler Houck
  3. The Ohio Dogman by Colin Schneider
  4. Monsters of the Fay by Colin Schneider
  5. Jumping to Conclusions by Colin Schneider
  6. A (Not So) Diminutive Look at Cryptid Dwarves by Colin Schneider
  7. Memories of the Megalodon by Colin Schneider
  8. The Chupacabras Cronies by Colin Schneider
  9. Canine Creeps by Colin Schneider
  10. The Beast that Bladenboro Feared by Colin Schneider
  11. So, You Want to be a Cryptozoologist by Colin Schneider
  12. Why Modern Pterosaurs Make No Sense by Tyler Houck
  13. Wessie, the Monster Snake of Westbrook by Tyler Houck
  14. Nessie, Landbound! by Tyler Houck
  15. Finding Nessie by Tyler Houck
  16. Capturing Cadborosaurus by Tyler Houck
  17. Search for the Sea Serpent by Tyler Houck
  18. Dinosaurs, Giant Lizards, and Bunyips by Tyler Houck
  19. "Sea Monsters" of 2017 by Tyler Houck
  20. Appendix One: A Collection of Canines by Colin Schneider
  21. Appendix Two: A Directory of Dwarves by Colin Schneider
  22. Appendix Three: An Assembly of Ape-Men by Colin Schneider
  23. Appendix Four: A League of Lake Monsters by Tyler Houck


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