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My two dogs, who are very cute.

Lena and I headed out of the house for our morning walk, as we often do. It was a beautiful morning for a stroll along the river, with bright sun…

An angel smiling down on a pair of children with the author's face.

Foul-Mouthed Redemption

This will be difficult for some people to understand, but in my family, I was frequently the target of derision because I was considered soft and naïve. I was never…

Fighter

D&D Night

When the Dread Virus first struck, one of the first things that got hit for me was my D&D game. (Friends and family members didn’t start dying until later, but…

Snowman

In Search of Christmas

Last month as Christmas was approaching, Lena and I wanted to drive around and go see some lights. (It’s way easier than putting up your own.) The first place we…

Kevin Pettway Pikachu

Ancient City Don’t Eat at-this-Restaurant

Lena and I recently went to Ancient City Con in St. Augustine (that being the aforementioned Ancient City) as vendors to sell books. The con itself was great. We sold…

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…