• “A Protector on the Road” in Broadswords and Blasters

    I’ve returned to Broadswords and Blasters with “A Protector on the Road,” a follow-up to “Irini,” which appeared back in 2018 in issue 5. I’m excited to be back! A prequel to Irini, “The Ladies of Lethseme,” was featured earlier this year in Daily Science Fiction.

  • “The Perpetual Empire” in Planet Scumm

    Jordan Rane’s prison is a glass-walled cell in the ocean depths. The only way to escape is to trust the imperial agents who keep him there. “The Perpetual Empire” is my second story for Planet Scumm, out now in Issue #7. It’s set in the same world as my earlier story, “A Small Price to […]

  • 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.

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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 […]

The Fire Tree of Si in sub-Q Magazine

My new short story, “The Fire Tree of Si,” is out now in sub-Q Magazine. The Fire Tree of Si is an interactive fantasy story set in the world of Dinian (which is also the setting of my story The First King). I discovered sub-Q a couple of months ago.  My first thought was, “Wow, […]

Breaking the Machine to Appear in Liquid Imagination Magazine

I learned today that my new story Breaking the Machine will appear this fall in Liquid Imagination Magazine.  Breaking the Machine will be the first published story set in the world of the Perpetual Empire.

The books have arrived!

Studio 9 has received its shipment of Midnight Legion Book 1 from the printer.

Interactive fantasy story forthcoming in sub-Q

It’s always nice to have a story accepted by the particular magazine you had in mind when you wrote it.  Which is why I’m particularly pleased that sub-Q will be publishing my new, interactive fantasy short story “The Fire Tree of Si.”  Interactive fiction is fun to write and fun to read–it’s a story and […]

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