I don't ask for any money for what I do here and never really have.

This is the culmination of several steps onto the web that I started in 2012 with http://poetryandfiction.blogspot.ca.

That later expanded into http://thebutterflydragon.blogspot.ca and http://talesofthesanctum.blogspot.ca.

Shortly thereafter I consolidated all of my content once again and started Shhhh! Digital Media as a content brand. A place where I could host my content and just about everything that turns my crank.


This project is entirely my own as is all of the content created herein. There are numerous other artists whose work shows up in many of the final 2D or 3D rendered images contained herein.


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Digital fashion designer creating 3D clothing and accessories for Daz3D models and other formats

Amy "Ai Mei" Wong

Modeler and renderer of 3D content for the Daz3D pipeline


Esoteric artist, musician and nerd creating digital art in a variety of formats


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Images and photographs:

Mital Shah

Authoring, Articles, Editorials, 2D graphics and compositing, 3D modeling and rendering, Composing, Application Development and web maintenance:

Brian Joseph Johns

More to come...

Supporting My Efforts

I don't and never have accepted charitable donations myself or proceeds for my written or artistic works.


In other words I don't use the names of charities as a means to lure money out of people for myself at all.

I am not criticizing other content producers out there who rely on ad revenue proceeds or donations to survive in order to pay their bills and to keep bringing us great new content. That's a different story and there's certainly no harm or guilt in honestly making money doing what inspires you and equally as important when it inspires other people.

I've found that the best way I can contribute is by writing and creating meaningful content that reflects views that I myself hold with regard to the current challenges faced by the world while directing attention to the Charities and Foundations that have a chance of overcoming those challenges either now or in generations to come.

If you want to help my efforts here to make the world a better place, then consider making a charitable donation to any of the following charities:

My personal views and opinions do not represent the views and opinions of any of these charities, nor by their inclusion here do they necessarily coincide with any views held within this web site.

These sites are presented in a life and well being prioritizing order. None are the lesser, though some are of more immediate importance.

Sick Kids Foundation
Help research that provides cures and support treatment for sick children.

The Cancer Research Institute
The Princess Margaret Foundation
Cancer Research organizations that combine the expertise of many different research firms and Universities to find innovative treatments and cures for Cancer.

United Nations Fund
United Way Worldwide
Two organizations whose contribution of expertise, human and financial resources and volunteer efforts provide humanitarian solutions to real world problems the entire world over. These charities operate world wide.

World Veterans Federation
The World Veterans Federation is a humanitarian organisation, a charity and a peace activist movement. The WVF maintains its consultative status with the United Nations since 1951 and was conferred the title of “Peace Messenger” in 1987.

I'd like to point out that it was the incredible Gary Sinese Foundation that brought the issue of Veteran's rights to my attention. I've always had little respect for those who'd forget the great contribution made by those who've risked life and limb to defend those values that so many of us espouse. Perhaps the true measure of one's principles are by that for which they'd risk their life.

"None can speak more eloquently for peace than those who have fought in war."

Ralph Bunche, Nobel Peace Prize 1950

The Reeve Foundation provides programs for research, uniting Scientists and Specialists from many different fields to find treatments for spinal cord injury translating them into therapies and support programs.

For over 60 years, Heart & Stroke has been dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. Our work has saved thousands of lives and improved the lives of millions of others.

The ALS Society Of BC
ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease) is a progressive neuromuscular disease in which nerve cells die and leave voluntary muscles paralyzed. The ALS society provides a variety of programs to combat this disease and help those with it to survive.

Muscular Dystrophy Canada
Muscular Dystrophy Canada’s mission is to enhance the lives of those affected by neuromuscular disorders by continually working to provide ongoing support and resources while relentlessly searching for a cure through well-funded research.

Humane Society International
The Humane Society protects the health, lives and rights of animals the world over, ensuring that they too have a voice in this world. We are interdependent upon the complex web of life this entire planet over for our mutual survival. This is a world wide charity.

The Global Foodbanking Network
Ensuring that people the world over have enough food day to day in order to survive and lead healthy lives. This is a world wide charity.

The Edgar Allan Poe Museum
Because Barris told me to put it here. If I didn't, he said he'd walk. Geez. Stardom really gets to some people's heads. Maybe I could kill him and bury his heart beneath the floor boards! Or I could encase him in behind a brick and mortar wall, for shaming my family name of Amantillado! In all truth, there's a good chance that thanks to the works of Edgar Allan Poe, Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain), William Shakespeare, Jane Austen, Jonathan Swift, Mary Wollenstein Shelley, Robert Louis Stevenson, Herbert George Wells, Jules Verne, Dr. Seuss, Stephen King, Clive Barker and Pierre Burton (for The Secret World Of Og and his ground breaking interview of Bruce Lee) that all of us are literate. Literacy is important. Really it is. Literally. It allows us to approach our employer at the end of the week (with a big club) and ask: where my money?! Math important too.

The model for what may become the Encyclopedia Galactica, a complete reference and record of history, events and knowledge of humanity and its journey beyond. It is the encyclopedia of all that we know, what we surmise that we've known and will learn in the future. Yes, Wikipedia is a charitable organization of great importance. If you enjoy what I am doing here then please take the time to donate to Wikipedia. Surprisingly only 1% of Wikipedia's users donate yet the site serves pages to millions every day.

Humble Bundle
A video gaming storefront benefiting a vast variety of different Charities in the United States and United Kingdom (hopefully soon to be expanded to include other areas of the world?). By software their software bundles and choose which Charity your money benefits and how much of your money benefits that Charity

Multiple Sclerosis is a degenerative disease currently affecting an estimated 2.3 million world wide. By donating you are contributing to effective research in finding a cure and tipping the scales of MS research to change lives forever.

Other Ways To Help Using Your Computer

Donate your idle computer time to science! Join the World Community Grid by clicking on one of the links below and follow the instructions for how to participate:

Want to contribute to the real life Tynan And Associates, the research company from The Butterfly Dragon I: Heroes Of Our Own just like Alicia Westin aka Night Style

Join the Official Tynan And Associates World Community Grid Team conducting real medical and scientific research by using your computer idle time by clicking the link below and following the instructions on how you can participate:

Join Tynan And Associates World Community Grid Team

Other Info

I used to go by the handle dev, while staying at Heyworth House. For some reason what I was doing at that time seemed to garner much attention. Enough attention in fact that identity theft very quickly became a problem and still is from time to time. I guess that's one thing about having an online identity that draws a lot of attention. There's many people in real life who may attempt to steal it from you.

Back at that time between 2008 and 2012, the desktop of my laptop PC was that of a large angry lion. Ironically at that time I did not have internet at all, so how people became aware of what I was doing is beyond me. Since then I've expanded to write several books for the A Lady's Prerogative series as well as The Butterfly Dragon, making them free online while I come up with a distribution or presentation model that enables me to survive while providing meaningful content to my fan base.

Brian Joseph Johns
March 30, 2019

Contact Information

Brian Joseph Johns

200 Sherbourne Street #701
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M5A 3Z5



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