Category Archives: Hard Weird

Invitation To A Duet

I currently have seven unfinished stories for which I would like to find co-authors. They cover a wide range of genres, Fantasy, Horror, Science Fiction, all with my signature Weird flavor. To this end I am offering to send interested … Continue reading

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Wylding Hall

This, in my opinion, is Weird Fiction done right. First, it works as Fiction, without the Weird. That is to say, it’s a story about a Folk Rock Band who rented a house in the countryside in the early 1970s … Continue reading

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Tales Of Yog Sothoth

I was sent a review copy of this book by one of the contributors. “Lovecraftian” is one of those overused adjectives that people trot out to mean a lot of different things. The stories in this collection are linked by … Continue reading

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Endless Summer Audiobook

I got to listen to the audio files for Endless Summer over the last few days. I was blown away. Seriously, the experience of having the stories read to me, one after the other, was so intense that I had … Continue reading

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Pulp On Pulp

Well, it’s finally here. What started as a discussion about writing on Twitter has become a reality. A collection of essays from a number of authors with a wide variety of viewpoints will be available in a few days. The … Continue reading

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Lab Day

I am in a new collection. The ebook has just gone live, the paperback should be coming soon. As the cover implies, this is the second volume in a series. The editors got so many quality submissions that they decided … Continue reading

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Florida Man

To make it very clear, I am talking about the Audiobook in this review, and not the Graphic Novel project with the same name. Given that they use the same cover art, I am guessing that they are the same … Continue reading

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You Can Do Anything In A Game (But You Can’t Do That)

Last night, on Roll20, I was part of another one-shot playtest of Venger Satanis‘ Crimson Dragon Slayer system. This one got… weird. Now that, in itself, was not unexpected, but the way in which it got weird was interesting. There … Continue reading

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Strange Days Waiting: The stories of Endless Summer

The Kickstarter for my latest short fiction collection,  Endless Summer,  is now live. Now, I’ve gone on record in this blog as saying that I am not a Science Fiction writer. So what does it mean that this collection is … Continue reading

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This is how you run an RPG, people.

Last night, on Roll20, I was part of a one-shot playtest of Venger Satanis‘ Crimson Dragon Slayer system. CDS is a “rules light OSR game ruleset”–but that description doesn’t do it justice. Think back to playing with toys as a … Continue reading

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