• “Absolution” in Every Day Fiction

    “I’m the one who launched the strikes. I’m the one who killed thirty million people.”  “Absolution” is out today, my fourth story for Every Day Fiction. “Absolution” is also an indirect prequel to my Perpetual Empire stories.  (I say “indirect” because it doesn’t involve the same storylines, but it does help to explain the context in […]

  • “The Locket” in Obra/Artifact

    My first story of 2019 is out today in Obra/Artifact (Issue #6). In “The Locket,” two sisters learn about a past that never happened.  “The Locket” is also one of four finalists of the inaugural prose contest of the MFA of the Americas, which publishes Obra/Artifact.

  • “Enclaves” in STORGY

    “It’s strange now to think that I once knew her. One of the Bonded. But things were different then.” My story “Enclaves” is out now in STORGY. It follows Jacob as he’s left behind when one of his oldest friends embraces a new technological world. Enclaves also provides new details about the development of the […]

  • “The Engineers of Abundance” in Empyreome

    Only empty trucks enter the Nuvoy compound, but they’re always full when they leave. Haden breaks in to find out how. “The Engineers of Abundance” is out now in Empyreome Volume 2, Issue 4. This is my second story for the magazine—“The Last Mission” was a Weekly Flash in September 2017.

  • Thanks for your support!

    The Kickstarter for Portal of Life, the third and final Midnight Legion gamebook, just ended, and we’re grateful for how much support it received. C. Aaron Kreader and I have had a blast putting this series together, and we know that many of you have been with us from the beginning. You funded the book […]

News and Updates

A quarter of the way

The Midnight Legion Kickstarter is now 25% funded.  It’s beginning to look like this might be doable….

Gamebook Kickstarters profiled on Lloyd of Gamebooks

The good news is, today the Midnight Legion was mentioned over on the blog Lloyd of Gamebooks along with four other gamebooks that are currently on Kickstarter.  The better news is that the other titles look awesome, including new projects from several genre legends.  The not-so-great news is that after seeing all the informative resources […]

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 […]

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