The Lost Message of ...

Every time I watch Star Wars, or read a Star Wars book, or a play a game like Battlefront or KoToR, I’m always amazed by one simple thing – maybe it’s not that simple, now that I think of it. Star Wars (any and all films, media) has a basic assumption about the galaxy and intelligence life...

World Building for W...

When you’re writing a story – be it a short, a novel, a script, a comic, it needs to take place somewhere. While there’s the rare exception of wildly internal dialogue – maybe the tale of mad poet, something Bukowski like that happens in one room and a lunatics head – almost all stories must...

CONvergence Schedule...

    I will be speaking at CONvergence in Minneapolis July 3, 4, and 6! Here’s the schedule: 10PM – July 3rd – Are Zombies Dead (Yet?) 9:30AM – July 4th – Can Sci-Fi Keep Up? 5:00PM – July 4th Cyberpunk 101 11:30PM – July 4th The Zombie Environment 3:30PM –...

July: CONvergence in...

Looks like I will be speaking at CONvergence in Minneapolis in July. Stop by and see me! http://www.convergence-con.org/

Cannibals

The season finale was pretty anti-climactic. The group is back together and that’s that. But there’s something pretty awful happening here that should have been apparent to us a couple weeks ago. When Maggie and Glen and entourage arrived at Terminus, they old lady was cooking on the grill....

Designing The Darkes...

The good people at Flames Rising were kind enough to post a design essay for The Darkest Age. Check it out!