• “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

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

MNL: One of “The Best Games for Solo Players from Gen Con 2016”

The website Nerdy But Flirty calls Midnight Legion: Operation Deep Sleep one of “The Best Games for Solo Players from Gen Con 2016.”  From the review: “First, you build your character, RPG style. Then, you wake up and start making decisions Choose Your Own Adventure style, with each choice leading you somewhere different in the book […]

The Fire Tree of Si in sub-Q Magazine

My new short story, “The Fire Tree of Si,” is out now in sub-Q Magazine. The Fire Tree of Si is an interactive fantasy story set in the world of Dinian (which is also the setting of my story The First King). I discovered sub-Q a couple of months ago.  My first thought was, “Wow, […]

Breaking the Machine to Appear in Liquid Imagination Magazine

I learned today that my new story Breaking the Machine will appear this fall in Liquid Imagination Magazine.  Breaking the Machine will be the first published story set in the world of the Perpetual Empire.

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