I’m Gonna Be a Wizard When I Grow up Again!

A man on his death bed regrets only one thing in his life: not being able to become a wizard. Fortunately he is reincarnated into a world where magic does exist. Will he be able to accomplish his dream? Or maybe fate (the author) has other plans for him… (Synopsis by 3nd3rn)

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Chapter 1     Chapter 2     Chapter 3     Chapter 4     Chapter 5

Chapter 6     Chapter 7     Chapter 8     Chapter 9     Chapter 10

Chapter 11     Chapter 12     Chapter 13     Chapter 14     Chapter 15

Chapter 16     Chapter 17     Chapter 18     Chapter 19     Chapter 20

Chapter 21     Chapter 22     Chapter 23    Chapter 24     Chapter 25

Chapter 26     Chapter 27     Chapter 28    Chapter 29     Chapter 30

Ask Chris 1 (Posted after chapter 22)

Ask Chris 2 (Posted after chapter 25)

Ask Chris 3 (Posted after chapter 26)

Chapter 31     Chapter 32     Chapter 33    Chapter 34     Chapter 35

Chapter 36     Chapter 37      Chapter 38      Chapter 39      Chapter 40

Chapter 41     Chapter 42     Chapter 43     Chapter 44     Chapter 45

Chapter 46     Chapter 47    Chapter 48     Chapter 49     Chapter 50

Chapter 51     Chapter 52     Chapter 53     Chapter 54     Chapter 55

Chapter 56     Chapter 57     Chapter 58     Chapter 59     Chapter 60

Chapter 61     Chapter 62     Chapter 63     Chapter 64     Chapter 65

Start of Book 2:

Chapter 66     Chapter 67     Chapter 68     Chapter 69     Chapter 70

Chapter 71     Chapter 72     Chapter 73     Chapter 74     Chapter 75

Chapter 76     Chapter 77     Chapter 78     Chapter 79     Chapter 80

Chapter 81     Chapter 82     Chapter 83     Chapter 84     Chapter 85

Chapter 86     Chapter 87     Chapter 88     Chapter 89     Chapter 90

Chapter 91     Chapter 92     Chapter 93     Chapter 94     Chapter 95

Chapter 96     Chapter 97     Chapter 98     Chapter 99     Chapter 100

Chapter 101     Chapter 102     Chapter 103     Chapter 104     Chapter 105

Chapter 106     Chapter 107     Chapter 108     Chapter 108    Chapter 109

Chapter 101     Chapter 102     Chapter 103     Chapter 104     Chapter 105

Chapter 106     Chapter 107     Chapter 108     Chapter 109     Chapter 110

Chapter 111     Chapter 112     Chapter 113     Chapter 114     Chapter 115

Chapter 116     Chapter 117     Chapter 118     Chapter 119     Chapter 120

Chapter 121     Chapter 122     Chapter 133     Chapter 124     Chapter 125

Chapter 126

End of Book 2, Q & A 

Chapter 127     Chapter 128     Chapter 129     Chapter 130

Chapter 131      Chapter 132     Chapter 133     Chapter 134     Chapter 135

Chapter 136      Chapter 137     Chapter 138     Chapter 139     Chapter 140

Chapter 141      Chapter 142     Chapter 143     Chapter 144     Chapter 145

Chapter 146      Chapter 147     Chapter 148     Chapter 149     Chapter 150

Chapter 151      Chapter 152     Chapter 153     Chapter 154     Chapter 155

Chapter 156      Chapter 157     Chapter 158     Chapter 159     Chapter 160

Chapter 161      Chapter 162     Chapter 163     Chapter 164     Chapter 165

Chapter 166      Chapter 167     Chapter 168     Chapter 169     Chapter 170

Chapter 171      Chapter 172     Chapter 173     Chapter 174     Chapter 175

Chapter 176      Chapter 177     Chapter 178     Chapter 179     Chapter 180

Chapter 181      Chapter 182     Chapter 183     Chapter 184     Chapter 185

Chapter 186      Chapter 187     Chapter 188     Chapter 189     Chapter 190

Chapter 191      Chapter 192     Chapter 193     Chapter 194     Chapter 195

Chapter 196      Chapter 197     Chapter 198     Chapter 199     Chapter 200

Chapter 201      Chapter 202     Chapter 203     Chapter 204     Chapter 205

Chapter 206      Chapter 207     Chapter 208     Chapter 209     Chapter 210

Chapter 211      Chapter 212     Chapter 213     Chapter 214     Chapter 215

Chapter 216      Chapter 217     Chapter 218     Chapter 219     Chapter 220

16 thoughts on “I’m Gonna Be a Wizard When I Grow up Again!

  1. I made it up to chapter 49 before giving up. It’s got alot of potential and would be a truly awesome story IF anything ever actually happened in it :/
    It kills me, it’s like reading the journal of a great adventurer that writes with the personality of a rock. That plus a whole story about a “wizard” in a book called “wizard” but the useless fella cant even use magic. A whole book of some loon going on about his day to day problems, being a magicless mage, while for no apparent reason trying to take on the worlds responsibilities.

    This book makes me want to cry, it’s so close to being awesome only to fall utterly flat, I kept reading waiting for the punch line, some action, an overall all goal or something to pull the story in and give it an orbit. It never happened right up to chap49, reading this far for nothing hurts, give the poor fella an opponent, a rival a love interest a freaking whole in the ground, something other than ” I got out of bed in the morning. i had breakfast. I talked to an angry professor.” blah blah blah. So much talking and the only thing to happen in 49 chapters is that he found a not so talky talking staff. LAME. I’m out 😥


  2. Took a minute to get going, though i personally had no trouble with the pacing. It was very relaxed and about half as funny as some other stories you’ve written.

    Quick note, some chapters are missing the bext chapter link at the bottom, TOC is missing anything past 105 (current chapter count is 115).

    Keep it going! This is getting quite good.

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  3. the problem with the story is TOOOOOOO MUCH TELLING, to the point it’s exactly like a journal, or diary in 3rd POV -_- n’ there isn’t a single event for the course of more than 2-3 decades of the MC’s life -_- it heavily lacks dialog n’ the like, there’s also a bunch of time skip
    it’s like a graph of a thown ball, first u become quite interested in the story, n’ become steadily more interested, but then at the end, it drop at exponentially increased rate -_-
    no, the problem is not “slow progress” story, as it went through more than 20 years in 30 chaps, the heavy lack of dialogues, events, the heavy proportion of “telling” and all bunch of time skipping ‘re the problems here, especially the “telling” part


    • What chapter did you read up to? The entire first book is due for some revision… whenever I get around to it, so I was wondering if your criticisms also extend into book 2+


  4. that’s up to the end of chap 1, i kept up reading onto the end of book 2 later
    the story ended up go on kinda weird way imo, it started off as western-medieval-magic-world, but later in book 2-3, it turn into somewhat those Chinese martial art fantasy fiction, mixing with western ones
    many stuff kinda lefted out, or like, forgotten i guess, for example, there’s elf, demon and such, like western story, but for the whole 3 books, i ‘ve n’t seen anything have to do with elfs, demons, or any other western mythical races at all, except for a half-elf and a demoness :/
    and if i remember correctly, the Demon King started off as “someone who control monster”, later, it turn into, hm, well, idk, not even “King of Demons”?

    considering the story is more than 200 chaps long ‘n potentially 300-400, it’s kinda a bit too long for a story with solely 1 single plot, to kill the Demon King 😐 for the whole story without not really “notable” sub-plot, it became rather monotonous
    the characters interactions, developments also kind of “generic” 😕 there’s nothing really indicate that the MC is actually have the mental age of >100, but nothing really make it like he’s acting out of his 100-year-mental-age either

    there’s nothing make it like he’s incrediblely mature for a kid, but he also doesn’t act childish like his physical age either

    also, imo, even if he’s >100 years of experience, it doesn’t mean he must be that much ‘age-wise-maturity’ either, since, at some point, people would “reach the limit of maturity” n’ the only thing different is their total amount of wisdom, knowledge, n’ since he’s been living childhood twice, that doesn’t add up either, all he did was experience things for 2nd n’ 3rd time, nothing really add up :p

    anyway, there’s so many possible sub-plot, all those conflicts could have been used a little bit more, world building, the number of characters can also be “mobilized” more, for example, there’re indeed a few countries, but in depth? there’s been only a few cities, towns really “invovled” in the story, n’ the range of characters the story revovling around really add up to around ~10 at a given time


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