So I’m a game designer now. That’s pretty neat. In the time since I’ve last written here, I submitted an entry to the 200 Word RPG Challenge. It’s both the first game I’ve “officially” designed and the first formal writing contest and/or challenge that I’ve entered in quite some time, and I’m happy with how … Continue reading 200 Word RPG Challenge: I Wrote a Game!
“I’m not a book reviewer,” I say every single time I write a book review. “This is the last one, and then I need to be done. I don’t want to make things weird with other writers when I eventually publish.” And then The Mis-Adventurers: An (Almost) Epic Tale by author and YouTuber Steven Partridge … Continue reading Ok, Fine, It’s a Review: “The Mis-Adventurers: An (Almost) Epic Tale” by Steven Partridge
I didn’t blog that much during the month of July. I wish I could say it was because I was being busy and successful in other areas, which… in all honesty, it’s not untrue. There’s some stuff that I’m not ready to talk about just yet for a variety of reasons, and some things that … Continue reading July 2019 Wrap-Up
This isn’t going to be a terribly long post, so if you’re one of those people here for thousands of words of content from me, I’m sorry to disappoint you. I’m doing a lot of writing-related things this July, but the one most relevant to your interests today is probably going to be something I … Continue reading RPG Writer Workshop and New Toys: A Short Update
I never set up my blog to be a review site, even back when I was just writing about writing and RPGs hadn’t become a part of my life. Rarely would a book strike me enough to consider writing a full-length review, even on Goodreads, and I’ve never really reviewed a game before. This is … Continue reading “The Skeletons”: A Non-Review
I’m not someone that thinks about names a great deal. The meanings behind given names and surnames are kind of nifty, and sometimes I think that someone fits their name really well for no particular reason, but beyond that I don’t consider names very much, even in writing. If I’m writing something more contemporary, I’ll … Continue reading “The Love Interest’s Name Means WHAT?” and Other Lessons in Double-Checking Your Made-Up Words
Twitter users, myself included, really like five-item lists. They can fit pretty comfortably in the character limit, are very shareable, and are just plain fun. This was especially true of one specific to TTRPGs that’s been floating around, where users created a list of five characters they’ve played before and offered very brief descriptions of … Continue reading Five TTRPG Characters I’ve Played