Tag: Fantasy

Acts of War: Aftershock – Week 15 Update

Week fifteen! Here’s the update on Acts of War: Aftershock. Progress: I haven’t been idle while waiting for Privateer Press to review the first draft of Acts of War: Aftershock. In fact, I managed to write another 3,000 words in the form of a… Continue Reading “Acts of War: Aftershock – Week 15 Update”

Acts of War: Aftershock – Week 14 Update

Week fourteen has come and gone, and here’s your weekly update on Acts of War: Aftershock. Progress: The first draft is still under review with Privateer Press, but this is not unusual for a couple or reasons. First, it’s a big book that a… Continue Reading “Acts of War: Aftershock – Week 14 Update”

Writing Acts of War II – Week 2 Update

Week two is in the books, and the first draft of Acts of War II is coming along. Here’s my writing report card for the week. If you missed last week’s update, you can find that right here. Progress: I wrote 12,021 words for… Continue Reading “Writing Acts of War II – Week 2 Update”

It Came From My Hard Drive Part 4 – A Pointed Education

Here’s another little vignette I wrote for a Dungeons & Dragon supplement that never made it into print. This one would have been the introduction to a character build focused on throwing weapons. It’s one of those pieces that’s always left me wondering what happened to the… Continue Reading “It Came From My Hard Drive Part 4 – A Pointed Education”

It Came from My Hard Drive! Part 3 – A Red Night

Once again I’ve delved deep into the digital ruins of my hard drive and unearthed a tidbit of ancient fiction. Well, seven years ancient, but it’s never been read by anyone. (You’ll have to decide if it should have stayed that way.) This is yet… Continue Reading “It Came from My Hard Drive! Part 3 – A Red Night”

Fightin’ Fiction: 5 Melee Myths

One of my many hobbies is HEMA, or historical European martial arts, wherein folks study various fighting manuals from the medieval and renaissance periods and attempt to recreate these martial disciplines as accurately as possible. Once you swing a sword the way it’s meant… Continue Reading “Fightin’ Fiction: 5 Melee Myths”

Iron Kingdoms Freebie: Wayward Fortunes

I have a new Iron Kingdoms story in the July issue of No Quarter magazine from Privateer Press. The story is part of a loosely connected series I’ve been writing off and an for the last five years about a misfit bunch of dwarves, or Rhulfolk, who… Continue Reading “Iron Kingdoms Freebie: Wayward Fortunes”

It Came from My Hard Drive! Part 1 – The High Road

I’ve been working in the tabletop gaming industry for over ten years. In that time, I’ve written more RPG adventures, supplements, and bits of game-related fiction than I can easily count. While most of that stuff was published in one form or another, some of it… Continue Reading “It Came from My Hard Drive! Part 1 – The High Road”

Rejection Letter Rundown: The Referral Rejection

In the hierarchy of “good” rejections, the referral rejection has got to be near the top. What is it? It’s a personal note from an editor often telling you why they didn’t accept your story and then referring you to another market that might.… Continue Reading “Rejection Letter Rundown: The Referral Rejection”

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