Category Archives: My Other Writing

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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I’m (Not) Sorry: Thanks, Indie Game Magazine

I’m Sorry: The Rise And Fall Of The Indie Game Magazine is written by Mike Gnade, the founder, former owner and former E-I-C of Indie Game Mag,  and posted by Chris Priestman, another IGM alum, over at Indie Statik. This … Continue reading

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The Subway Bride

The Subway Bride is out! I’m really excited to share this one. You can read my story, and my amazing Southern author bio here.  I usually have a lot of trouble writing author bios, but not this time. The author … Continue reading

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Creatively Scraped

N’ Elefant Mouse’z ‘Str Trek: Rivalz’ 4 iOz, playerz amazz a deck f cardz, each wit an image from teh nu JJ Abramz “Str Trek,” n’ teh middle & 4 numberz aroun teh zidez. N’ each game, each playr be … Continue reading

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Jesse Petersen’s “Monsters In Your Neighborhood”

Monsters In Your Neighborhood is Jesse Petersen’s sequel to Club Monstrosity. In Club Monstrosity, we met a collection of Manhattan monsters. Swamp Thing, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, the Blob, the Invisible Man, a mummy, a vampire, and Alec, the … Continue reading

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‘It’s Just A Game’ Zine

It’s Just A Game arrived today! I’m very pleased to be part of this collection. Probably the best part was going through the links in the bios and discovering the other contributors’ game and writing projects. Edited: The first print run … Continue reading

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Notch’s Surprising New Projects – Youth Digital

Part of my new job involves tech and games blogging for kids eight and up. Here’s my first piece, it was difficult for me to take out the industry snarking, but I think the result is child-friendly without being condescending. … Continue reading

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The Subway Bride

The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature will be publishing my story, The Subway Bride, in their November issue! I’ve been getting more interested in storytelling through magical realism, and The Subway Bride blends Southern gothic and the Brooklyn start-up scene. … Continue reading

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Amazing Birds

I recently finished some backstories and narrative work for the upcoming Amazing Birds Sea Surfers game from Burnin’ Ape. This was a really fun contract for me, working with good people and getting to play with really cute bird characters! … Continue reading

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Election Stories

This TapScape piece is about 519 Games’ Campaign Story and trends in how players choose to play in the election narrative. I’m don’t think I fully buy into the idea that the game trends predicted the actual election, even if … Continue reading

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