The Game Masters’ Co...

Project Exhaustion: I’ve been working on The Game Masters’ Companion (GMC) on and off for about two years. The big breaks in production show up when real-life things get in the way – everyone knows this. It’s exhausting to write a blog about it. The project was doomed from the start – that’s...

Books about Writing:...

I have a shelf or three in my library dedicated to the art and craft of writing. Now, books about writing always seemed like a drag to me – and in college I hated reading them. In retrospect, these cheeky “you can do it!” books are so much better than the dense times of literary theory that,...

Why You Should Never Pay for SEO Analysis Aug12

Why You Should Never...

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a strange fad among web content creators. Web sites and their associated businesses live and die by how easily their website is found. SEO is an attempt to “game” Google – to trick the sharpest and move revolutionary (evolutionary) software system into...

The Karmic Repercuss...

The sun is out and many of us are finding ourselves in our backyards, cleaning off grills, sweeping decks and porches, setting small fires (that’s a joke). I enjoy the solitude and sunlight of my backyard. My neighborhood is typically quiet and as I spend more time in my back yard, I have the...

Presidential Candida...

Part 1: Writing about politics is only fun if you’re a sadist and you’re super stoked for the downfall of civilization. It seems each day there’s a new, terrifying story of some candidate’s twisted world view, their callous, racist, myopic and primitive theist worldview. As the stars seem to...