Category Archives: My Other Writing

BuriedTown Review on Hardcore Droid

I have a new post up over on Hardcore Droid: In BuriedTown, you are a lone survivor after the rise of the zombies, looting what you can to build up your home. You’ll need to get a weapon, maybe some … Continue reading

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Comforting Mini-Puzzler in iOs ‘GrowRecovery’

I’ve been a bit busy and haven’t written too much here (and another eyeroll at another class is probably on the way), but I recently wrote about playing Grow Recovery for (The) Absolute. Grow Recovery, though, adds a little narrative to the … Continue reading

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“Call The Midwife” Memoir Trilogy Offers More Poplar Details For TV Fans

I wrote some more about how great Call The Midwife is, specifically about the memoir this time. The popular BBC show Call The Midwife tells the story of a young nurse, Jenny Lee, and her fellow midwives at Nonnatus House. If … Continue reading

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Switch (The Difference)

I have a  new short story out now, in the  collection Switch (the Difference). It’s inspired by the myth of Hera and Semele, but, you know, set in Los Angeles, because if Zeus were around, he would definitely be chasing starlets, and Hera would be sending … Continue reading

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In Praise of Acceptable

I did some perfectly acceptable work recently, and I’m pretty thrilled about it. It’s not so difficult to write something great when I have a great topic, and time and space for creativity, and I’m feeling inspired. But turning out consistant … Continue reading

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Sometimes Nostalgia’s Not Enough For a Successful Game

New piece up on Hardcore Games. After the first dungeon, where my biggest challenge was finding my way, the second dungeon became almost impossibly difficult. (The party wipes were not helped by a small bug that caused the game to … Continue reading

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Another Roman Book Review: Medicus

In Medicus: A Novel of the Roman Empire Ruth Downie uses the tensions between Roman army and British locals to create a believable historical setting and a page-turning mystery Roman army medic Gaius Petrius Ruso is just trying to keep … Continue reading

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The Perils of The Lady Gamer: A Graphial Diversion Regarding Women and Games

I wrote about this hilarious and sad comic on female gamers by Shaenon K Garrity for The Absolute. You may have seen it by now — this is actually the 4th time* I’ve covered a story right before a Gawker … Continue reading

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Stories From Space Camp

I have a new story, Star-Crossed, out in Stories From Space Camp. Stories From Space Camp is a scifi zine with an issue theme of assimilation / liberation. Star-Crossed is about aliens and alienation. Although I’ve been writing science fiction since I … Continue reading

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A Little Cheating on ‘The Facebook Diet’

Very often I’ll write something that I think is perfectly clear, and be amazed by what readers take away from it. Sometimes this is educational for me, and helps me improve my work by discovering areas where my words were … Continue reading

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