• “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.

  • “Change or Die” in Vex Mosaic

    “Change or Die,” my second essay for Vex Mosaic, is out now.  It explores ways that civilizations can fail or succeed, through the lens of Neal Stephenson’s most recent novel, Seveneves.

  • “The Last Mission” in Empyreome

    Fewer than eight hours were left before the end of the world, and Jamie still had one thing left to do.  Read my new story, “The Last Mission,” in Empyreome Magazine’s Weekly Flash series.

  • Midnight Legion, Book 2: The World Reborn

    Midnight Legion, Book 2: The World Reborn is available now from the publisher, Studio 9, and for preorder from Amazon.  The World Reborn is a standalone, interactive science fiction novel and the sequel to Operation Deep Sleep.

News and Updates

Breaking the Machine in Liquid Imagination

Ethan thought he was providing a safe haven from the Perpetual Empire…until a fugitive showed him that he was just another cog in their machine. My new story of the Perpetual Empire is out today in Liquid Imagination.

MNL Reviewed by the What Did You Play This Week Podcast Thing

The Midnight Legion: Operation Deep Sleep has just been reviewed by the What Did You Play This Week Podcast Thing.  (For more places to find the podcast, take a look at their blog.)  Check it out!

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 […]

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