This site is very much a work in progress, and I will be gradually adding links to various  things I've written. You can contact me at johndrewmarkley AT gmail DOT com.

I have written on politics for over a decade, starting with my high school paper. He has since written for a number of political sites including,, Strike the Root, and The Libertarian Enterprise. I also maintains my own blog on political and social issues, The Superfluous Man.

I am also the author of the video game/humor blog Pointless Side Quest and the science fiction blog Vast and Cool and Unsympathetic.

I contributed the chapter “Reflections on the school experiences of a student with autistic spectrum disorders” in the recently published Autism and Developmental Disabilities: Current Practices and Issues, volume 18 in the “Advances in Special Education” series from Emerald Publishing Group Limited.