Another Dragon Con has come and gone, and it remains the best (and only) convention I always try to attend. Recently I was asked what makes it different from any of the other big events such as San Diego Comic Con, NYCC, PAX, Wizard’s World, etc. The easiest way to answer this is to look… Read More Dragon Con, A Fall Update, & Twitch Debut
The Kickstarter campaign for Awkward Compliments has about three weeks left to run. That means you’ll be hearing a lot about this card game that matches people, places and things to the most innapropriate and crazy kudos. We’ve had a bit of trouble getting the word out with most gaming enthusiasts attending GenCon, cosplayers prepping… Read More Times Are Tough; But Card Games Are Fun!
July of 2016 will certainly be remembered for the Pokemon Go craze. I think it’s a fantastic game, although not one that appeals to me. I’ve never been hooked by games that are focused on collecting things and leveling up. I’m too much of an anarchist at heart. Ticking off boxes and walking down set… Read More Summer GO
In my May update, I promised a new sneak peek from the conclusion of City of the Gods. M. Scott Verne and I have been fiercely writing the third book, Ambassador, and the time has come to treat our trilogy’s fans to another preview. The following scene features the deities Shiva and Lamasthu – and… Read More City of the Gods: Ambassador News
The design team has moved from Alpha testing to the Beta phase of this game with printed decks. I will still be running virtual beta tests at Roll20.net, so do let me know if you are interested in playing. For more information about the game, please visit our Facebook page.
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Normally I would begin an April post by welcoming spring, but my locality hasn’t committed to a consistent climate yet. One day the temperature tops 80F. A few days later, we get a hard freeze. On the positive side of this uncertainty, crappy weather does keep me inside at my computer, so things are getting… Read More Fun and Games and Desk Clearing
It’s that time of year where pleasure and pain seem to collide: it’s both Mardi Gras and tax preparation season. While I’ve been enjoying the online streams of parades (which are full of mythology-themed floats that remind me of the City of the Gods), I’ve also been gathering all the paperwork for IRS reporting. That… Read More Happy Mardi Gras! And Project Flash FAQ
My first show of 2016 happened this past weekend at MarsCon in Williamsburg, VA. My kudos to the convention staff, especially Artist/Author Alley coordinator Amy Smith, for labeling all the tables for easy set-up. That’s a simple thing, but so many book fairs and conventions don’t do that. When they don’t, vendors need to chase… Read More A Quick Orbit Around MarsCon
Mother of Ghosts has been released in paperback! You’ll find it a shorter work than what you’re used to seeing from me. The project evolved during its development from a single extremely long book outline into a series of novellas. I hope you like the concept and are intrigued by the horrifying mysteries that Gaius… Read More Ghosts of Conventions Future