• “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.

  • 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 […]

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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.

“His Brilliant Eyes” out now in MYTHIC

My new story, “His Brilliant Eyes,” is out now in the Summer 2017 issue of MYTHIC.  Please head over to get the issue or subscribe.

“Agents of Empire” in Aurealis

My new short story, “Agents of Empire,” is out now in issue #99 of Aurealis.  It looks like a fantastic issue overall, so please support them with a purchase or subscription. “Agents of Empire” is a story of the Perpetual Empire.

The World Reborn Set for Summer Release

The Midnight Legion, Book 2: The World Reborn Kickstarter closed today, and with your support Studio 9 was able to meet all of its stretch goals. If all goes according to schedule, The World Reborn should be going out to backers in July, with copies in stores worldwide shortly thereafter.  Most of the backers will […]

How Midnight Legion’s Art Is Made

C. Aaron Kreader, the artist and co-creator of Midnight Legion, just posted an example of how he turns the book’s puzzles into artwork.  Here is a four-step process starting with my text about plants growing in a swamp, and ending with a lavish, full-color image illustrating options the reader can explore. For another example, head […]

First Review for The World Reborn

Here is the first review of Midnight Legion, Book 2: The World Reborn, from slickerdrips.  Among other things, the review explains how The World Reborn connects to Operation Deep Sleep while introducing some new elements.

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