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Random Thursday Things

So far today I packed my clothes for the weekend, drove 2.5 hours to the North, set up my table at Con on the Cob, had dinner with Santa Claus and played two new games. Tomorrow I will be selling books all day, then previewing my Hogswallow card game and hosting my newly invented role-playing…

Episode 6: Willm – The Roanoke Sessions

(Author’s note: This is part 6 of an ongoing series. For episodes 1 to 5, click here:  http://thegoblinguy.com/category/serial-fiction/) Across the square from the church, through the tangled tendrils of choking fog, and past a slime encrusted fountain that burbled to life on only the rarest of occasions, there stood a library. A pair a heavy timbered…

Episode 5: The Watch Children – The Roanoke Sessions

(Author’s note: This is part 5 of an ongoing series. For episodes 1 to 4, click here: http://thegoblinguy.com/category/serial-fiction/) “Time check, Eli!” Two minutes till midnight, high above the fog-filled streets of the city, four figures crouched on the rooftop. By the looks of it, they were engaged in the rather illicit enterprise of breaking and entering.…

Episode 2: Grue – The Roanoke Sessions

(Note: This is part 2 of an ongoing series. For Episode 1, click here.) Grue liked the city. It was dark, empty, and quiet. Grue liked the dark. He felt safer in its shadows. A thick blanket of fog filled the narrow streets of the city from morning to night. It huddled in the alleyways…

A Rose (Tyler) by any other name…

Today I want to take a moment to talk about names, character names especially. Now, I may have an edge here from my years of role-playing games, but I still spend a good bit of time trying to find the perfect name for my characters in any endeavor. A good name helps make a character…

Episode 1: Rags – The Roanoke Sessions

My dad wrote a book. Big deal. As a list of achievements go, that is pretty small potatoes. Anybody can write a book. Just like anybody can father a child. It doesn’t mean they should. I mean heck, I could write a book. I could, but I’m not going to. Though if I did, I…

Fiction, Free for the Funky

In an attempt to carve out some creative work time each week, and to keep the momentum rolling while I deal with the less-creative side of my job, I have decided to try a bit of an experiment.   I have found, that perhaps the hardest part of being a self employed and self published…