• The Bigger Picture Podcast: Future Vision

    In May I joined three fellow authors for a panel discussion at Balticon 52 on the topic of finding optimism in a world that doesn’t always seem to warrant it.  The panel was moderated by Charlie Brown and hosted by Vex Mosaic, the online magazine of speculative thought to which I’ve contributed two essays.  The […]

  • “Twelve Months” wins Apparition Lit’s June flash fiction contest

    My story “Twelve Months” has won Apparition Literary Magazine’s June 2018 flash fiction contest.

  • New, Limited Edition Midnight Legion Adventure: Last Recruit

    There’s a new Midnight Legion mini-adventure! Tomorrow, Studio 9 will release a limited edition prequel to the Midnight Legion trilogy, Midnight Legion 0: Last Recruit, for Free RPG Day.  Go here to find out whether your local hobby shop will carry it.  And if you miss it, don’t worry—it will be featured as one of […]

  • “Irini” in Broadswords and Blasters

    When a coup drives out Princess Irini’s family, she has to decide where her true home is.  My new story, “Irini,” is out now in Broadswords and Blasters.

  • “A Small Price to Pay” in Planet Scumm

    Solana bribed her way back onto Earth to retrieve secrets from her past, but it turns out others want her there for reasons of their own.  My new story, “A Small Price to Pay,” is out now in Planet Scumm.

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Making the Midnight Legion

When I showed up at Aaron Kreader’s suburban Chicago home I had the idea for an interactive sword and sorcery mystery novel and most of a game system worked out. But I asked him to tell me his game book idea first. From the moment he started talking I was so blown away that I […]

Midnight Legion Named a Kickstarter Staff Pick

Day One of the Midnight Legion Kickstarter campaign is over.  We’ve reached ten percent of our goal, and we’ve been given a Kickstarter Staff Pick badge.  Off to a good start….

Announcing the Midnight Legion

The Midnight Legion is an interactive story with stunning artwork, visual puzzles and the opportunity to explore an intriguing future world.  It’s also my latest collaboration with C. Aaron Kreader and Studio 9 and my first foray onto Kickstarter. Join the Legion Support our campaign!  Visit our Kickstarter page.  Post the link to Twitter or […]

CNN, You’re Wasting Our Time

Let’s get this out of the way first: the only reason you’re even on is that I’m in a Geneva hotel room and there aren’t many other English-language options.  I suppose I could turn on Fox News, but that mostly exists to frighten old people.  If I actually wanted news, I’d look online, where I […]

New Story: “Jacob Gayne, Vice President”

Jacob Gayne fails to the top in my new satirical short story, “Jacob Gayne, Vice President,” just out from Every Day Fiction.

Later this month: “Jacob Gayne, Vice President”

I’ll be returning to Every Day Fiction this month with my new short story, a satire of workplace bureaucracy. “Jacob Gayne, Vice President” will be published online May 18.

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