• Interview on Altered Instinct

    Stephen Hunt interviewed me today on his blog Altered Instinct. We both have stories in the fantastic new Inklings Press anthology Tales of Magic & Destiny, and I answer questions about my contribution to that book as well as the new Midnight Legion volume Portal of Life. Go check it out, and then sign up […]

  • “A Sword of Bone” in Tales of Magic & Destiny

    I’m thrilled to have my newest story, “A Sword of Bone,” published in Tales of Magic & Destiny by Inklings Press, alongside a list of truly impressive fantasy authors. From the publisher: “A Sword of Bone, by Aaron Emmel, creates a whole new cultural landscape to give us a story of a warrior trying to […]

  • “The Pool of Rim” in Æther/Ichor

    Shirin could have fled when she had the chance, but the legendary beauty of the Pool of Rim called to her. I have a new story, “The Pool of Rim,” in the current issue of Æther/Ichor. “The Pool of Rim” is a story from the world of Dinian.

  • Midnight Legion, Book 3: Portal of Life

    The third and final volume of the Midnight Legion trilogy is out now! The book is published by Studio 9, and contains full-color art and visual puzzles from C. Aaron Kreader. It’s been a long journey to get here, and we’re thrilled so many of you backed us along the way. We think the ending […]

  • “The Engineers of Abundance” in Starship Sofa

    Only empty trucks enter the Nuvoy compound, but they’re always full when they leave. Haden breaks in to find out how. My story “The Engineers of Abundance” is out now as an audio story in Starship Sofa, narrated by Anthony Babington. This is my second story in Starship Sofa (the first was “A Small Price […]

News and Updates

Midnight Legion Boxed Set

The Midnight Legion: Operation Deep Sleep is available as a boxed set (with the Memory & Rule Book, dice, and map) from the publisher and these fine vendors: Amazon.com Atomic Empire Barnes & Noble Chaos Cards (UK) FRP GAMES GAME KASTLE MAD AL Noble Knight Games Philbert (France) Planszomania (Poland) Spirit Games (UK) About the […]

“Possible Futures” in Vex Mosaic

My essay “Possible Futures: How Spec Fic Reengineers Reality” appears today in the online magazine Vex Mosaic. It’s about how fiction, and speculative fiction in particular, helps to shape our perspectives and influence society. My involvement with Vex Mosaic can be traced back to a presentation about fiction writing that I attended at a recent Capclave.  […]

MNL Reviewed on Gamebook News

The Midnight Legion Book 1: Operation Deep Sleep has just been reviewed by Gamebook News.  From the review: A colour, illustrated gamebook for solo or 2-player use, this series uses a highly advanced game system, offering a deeper level of character generation than a standard CYOA gamebook – featuring combat, puzzles, diplomacy, stealth and role-playing […]

When to Reject a Contract

I have an essay in the new issue of Writer’s Weekly about a difficult decision I made last year to turn down a writing contract for a compelling-looking science fiction anthology. To make a long story short, the publisher insisted on obtaining an unusual number of rights. I wrote about the experience because it was […]

MNL Recommendation and Review from slickerdrips

Above is a video review of Midnight Legion: Operation Deep Sleep from game reviewer slickerdrips. And here’s a longer review with playthrough and spoilers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ew8Kf6xySkM

MNL: One of “The Best Games for Solo Players from Gen Con 2016”

The website Nerdy But Flirty calls Midnight Legion: Operation Deep Sleep one of “The Best Games for Solo Players from Gen Con 2016.”  From the review: “First, you build your character, RPG style. Then, you wake up and start making decisions Choose Your Own Adventure style, with each choice leading you somewhere different in the book […]

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