• “The Engineers of Abundance” in Starship Sofa

    Only empty trucks enter the Nuvoy compound, but they’re always full when they leave. Haden breaks in to find out how. My story “The Engineers of Abundance” is out now as an audio story in Starship Sofa, narrated by Anthony Babington. This is my second story in Starship Sofa (the first was “A Small Price […]

  • “The Ladies of Lethseme” in Daily Science Fiction

    My story “The Ladies of Lethseme” was published today in Daily Science Fiction. “The Ladies of Lethseme” is a new Irini story, set before the events of the story released in Broadswords and Blasters last year.  I’m thrilled to share that yet another Irini story, “A Traveler on the Road,” is scheduled for release by […]

  • “The Morning Tree” in SERIAL Magazine

    Erol entered Quilen D’ana’s home seeking fortune and retribution.  Instead, he’s walked into a trap.  My new story, “The Morning Tree,” is out now in the fifth issue of SERIAL Magazine.  SERIAL is a magazine inspired by the classic pulps and specializing in genre fiction. “The Morning Tree” is a story set in the world […]

  • “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.

News and Updates

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 […]

MNL Recommendation and Review from slickerdrips

Above is a video review of Midnight Legion: Operation Deep Sleep from game reviewer slickerdrips. And here’s a longer review with playthrough and spoilers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ew8Kf6xySkM

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