Ando finished his downtime session and now it’s time for Venadikt, the Dwarven Cleric of Astreina to pursue his own objectives.
It’s time for a sidestory! After the last major session, we kinda lost a couple of players so the downtime episode had to go away while we hunted for replacement […]
So, I know I’ve kinda been missing in action, with no new posts for most if not all of January. There’s a reason for it.
It’s been a while since I posted my last short story, or even a proposal for one. I’ve been busy, stressed, ill, dealing with issues and many more excuses you […]
My son, if you’re reading this, then it’s your turn and I’m not around to take your place. But despite the pleas I’m sure you’re hearing now, urging you to […]
In an earlier writing guide, I mentioned the importance of proper building for emotional impact, how showing character traits instead of mentioning helps readers form the crucial connections that will […]
During my holidays between Christmas and the end of 2016, I decided to jump into one of my story projects and get it going. I had my second novel to […]
According to the latest census by the Summersalt Ministry of Commerce and Security—it makes sense in Summersalt, but nowhere else—the city-state is home to more than 700.000 beings, with humans […]
I think if you check this site for five minutes, you’ll probably come across a couple dozen articles that at least mention Star Wars. It’s a big deal for me, […]
When I create a new world for an RPG campaign or fiction, I always spend most of my time with names, be it for characters, place or historical events. For […]
The city of Summersalt is a dangerous place, particularly for the Summer Knights, the regulation agents for The Salt, the wondrous substance at the core of the city’s technology, mysticism, […]
EGX, formerly the Euro Gamer Expo, started yesterday. Last year I was there for the duration of the event, but this year due to professional responsibilities—and the fact that I […]
I’ve mentioned a few times in the past weeks that I would write an article on my absolute most hated narrative technique: In Medias Res, so let’s make good on […]
Hi everybody. I mentioned a short while ago that I would come back to you with new premises and updates on the current stories. Let’s get the updates out of […]
It’s been a few months since I set up the page for people to vote on the short stories they wanted me to write. I have already written two, the […]
One of the things I keep seeing when people give you recommendations on writing a novel is that you need to have a hook early on. The hook in this […]