• 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 […]

  • “A Small Price to Pay” in Starship Sofa

    “A Small Price to Pay” has been published as a podcast by Hugo award-winning Starship Sofa, narrated by the talented Tatiana Gomberg.  “A Small Price to Pay” originally appeared in Planet Scumm.

  • 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.

  • “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.

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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