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Check Out My Recent Articles At CBR!
The Senju clan is responsible for coming up with some truly impressive jutsu.
An anime character being in the right place at the right time is a common trope that helps to push the narrative forward.
In Naruto, the Uchiha Clan has a multitude of self-created jutsu.
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About the Author
Joseph Messink (J.M. Menkiss) is an author and freelance writer based in the Chicago area. He works as an Anime Lists Writer at CBR, a content contributor to Tales, and a CEC at TJX Retailers. An English/Writing graduate from Carroll University, Joseph is currently pursuing a Masters of Education at DePaul University.
- Deirdre Keenan Award for Excellence In Writing: 1st prize
- Milwaukee Award for Best of Undergraduate Writers: 1 of 3
- Features Editor/Writer for Portage Literary Magazine: 2019 Issue
- Launched Global Student Society: Aberystwyth University, Wales
Check out my recent blog posts!
- The Boy Aboard The TrainThere was this time I saw a boy who rode inside a train; he rode alone, and read his book, in silence filled with rain. I peeped him through the windows while I walked along the tracks and, although I hadn’t seen hisContinue reading “The Boy Aboard The Train”
- Mirror To Another WorldThis story is an excerpt from my book, Curse of the NonSol Isles, which was pitched in early February and accepted for publication by Tales; Tales is an interactive story-telling platform that provides creators with data to find story/market fit and the economicsContinue reading “Mirror To Another World”
- A Story about The WomanOnce, there lived a boy who fell sick. Due to his parents also being sickly, the boy was cared for by his elderly grandfather. After seeing him through the worst of the illness, the boy’s grandfather carried him out into the garden andContinue reading “A Story about The Woman”