Category Archives: Hard Weird

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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“Exiled In The Desert”: A review

Recently I picked up that anthology because I know a number of the people who wrote stories in it and the price was right. One of the stories happens to be written by the guy who runs my Sunday night … Continue reading

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Life Is Just A Party And Parties Aren’t Meant To Last

When I was putting together the stories that comprise Bad Dreams & Broken Hearts I wanted to include some kind of supplemental material from the world of Dracoheim. It seemed to fit the feel of the work, like the map … Continue reading

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In The Year 2020

Okay, so writing 2020  as the date is probably going to freak me out all year. But let’s leave that aside and talk about my intentions for the new year. Last year I set my goal too ambitiously and I … Continue reading

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One Hundred Five Thousand Seven Hundred

Yesterday I posted a list of my 2019 publications. Compiling that list was an interesting experience. For one thing, it was more than I had thought I had done–I tend not to spend much time thinking about what I’ve done, … Continue reading

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Sins, New and Old

The fourth volume of Chastity Nicole and Debbie Manber Kupfer’s Sins Of Time series of themed Horror/Dark Fantasy anthologies is out now. I’ve kept my streak going, I have a story in all four volumes. It’s a series that has a … Continue reading

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