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Being a jackass is not always black and white.
Though obviously, SOMETIMES it is…

The Secret Origins of Keane and Sarah

During a recent interview, I was asked where the ideas for Sarah and Keane came from. It’s the kind of question you wince a little bit at internally because the…

Not exactly robot dinosaurs… but come on! They're riding froggies!

It Takes Two to Make a Thing Asplode

Lena and I loved Horizon: Zero Dawn. (Robot dinosaurs—fuck yeah!) Then we loved God of War. (Never felt like more of a badass.) We went on to play Red Dead:…

They teach D&D class in the basement.

The Cup of Trollish Kindness

One of my truly great friends recently hired another of my truly great friends (we must be equal in our praise) to work for him. Lloyd, owner of FLGS*, the…

This was me last year.

Can I Come Out Now?

In the misty before-times of long-ago 2020, a vital young author named me published an amazing book called A Good Running Away. But once he had written the book, how…

Edited in Prisma app with Gothic

Interview with Eli

Thirteen Perspectives Magazine: This is part one of our ongoing series of interviews with the major players of the Misplaced Mercenaries volumes. These are the most important people in the…

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Video Editing with Death

“Hey, why don’t you make some illustrations for your short story, and then do that sweeping camera thing on them for the audiobook version? That’d be awesome.” I love my…

Lifeguard river krait, preparing to give mouth-to-mouth.

A Deeper Look at Andos: The River Krait

  The first time a sailor spies a river krait and realizes what he is looking at, it is likely to be an existentially life-altering—and probably pants-soiling—experience. Ten to twelve…

Vacations… cheap!

Interview With Sarah

The tundra. A great spot for a cold, uncomfortable picnic   Thirteen Perspectives Magazine: This is part one of our ongoing series of interviews with the major players of the…

Of COURSE I'm really Dante.

So You Wanna Write a Book

Hey, I’ve got this idea for a book. If you’ll write it and take care of all the publishing stuff, I’ll split the profits with you fifty-fifty. Wow. What a…

Potato beetle say fuck you, Darrell of Monsanto USA.

The Potatoes of EPCOT

I maintain a fairly healthy curiosity for the world around me, but even I don’t go to playgrounds and theme parks for education. Playtime should involve relaxing and diverting experiences,…