writing

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November, as you may know, is National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo for those of us in the know. It’s an organized effort to help people write a 50,000 word novel over 30 days, and I have been avoiding participating since its creation nearly 20 years ago. It should be a good fit — I

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In brief, we have turned the corner passed all the craziness (well, most of it anyway), and am back into full creative mode. Two things of note: The PDF for my Call of Cthulhu scenario Sun Spots is now available on DrivethruRPG here. We’re working feverishly on the physical copies of the books and props.

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Back in 2007 (nearly 10 years ago, mind you), I promised myself I was going to work as hard as I could until I finally (Finally!) published a Call of Cthulhu scenario. I made two distinct efforts to make this happen: one, I responded to an ad from Keith “Doc” Herber to write a large

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One of the best parts of living in our Golden Age of RPGs is that the choice of systems to use provides an unprecedented level of game design flexibility. Recently I was watching the Amazon TV show Man in the High Castle thinking how much I liked the story as possible RPG setting. While my

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Finished watching Stranger Things. Loved it, but I’m pretty much the ideal audience. It’s not for everyone, but like True Detective Season 1, it rises above and entertains better than most. But hey, some people are sticklers and parse everything out, looking for every possible fault before deciding from on high whether something is good

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Yesterday I delivered the fictionalized version of He Who Laughs Last, which was the final remaining stretch goal for me to deliver on that Kickstarter project. Working on that fiction was the hardest I’ve ever worked on a piece of writing for a few reasons, which I’ll discuss below, but, more importantly, I delivered everything

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It seems like such a long time ago, but sometime in 2014, I submitted a scenario proposal for a Golden Goblin Press book of Call of Cthulhu scenarios set in the Caribbean. Much to my surprise, my scenario was selected, and I spent some time this spring writing the dang thing up in preparation for

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While I have decided to put my next Kickstarter (Sun Spots) on hold, so I can move and finish HWLL fiction, I have put up a page of art and other previews. Like this first look at what may be the cover title by my good friend and associate Gregory Geiger: Here is the new

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I’ve been a bit silent here lately and not without good reason. Things have been very busy not only with real life but with my writing life as well. So I wanted to take this moment and update my blog on what I’ve been working on… But first, I wanted to talk a little about