I was recently a guest (for the second time!) on one of my favorite podcasts – Fictoplasm – for a discussion with Ralph Lovegrove, who did a great job of making sure I hit all the important bullet points despite my discursive nature. Topics include… • What is Fractopia? • Hierarchical vs. Anarchistic Frameworks (DayTrippers
Fictioneers are designers, facilitators and explorers of collaborative fictional spaces, otherwise known as “Roleplaying Games” and “Storygames.” Fictioneers.net is a directory of the games they play, and conversations about the things they do. In addition to its massive database of indie games, the site has been expanded to include an advanced Forum for the discussion
One difficulty in writing first-person prose is the inability to describe the MC’s personality and appearance. Because people rarely ever describe themselves (especially not as a narrator would), this can make visualization and emotional identification tricky; usually too heavy or too light. Because of this difficulty – in addition to other things, like a heightened
I’m proud to have been involved with this book (as its editor), and THRILLED to see Deirdre Dore getting the attention she deserves! NOW TRENDING ON AMAZON’S INTERNATIONAL BEST-SELLER LIST? Why, it’s “Living Nightmare” by D.M. Dore! 😀 https://www.amazon.com/Living-Nightmare-Other-Side-Gifted/dp/1731583672/ref=sr_1_4
It’s usually a bad idea to show internal conflict by jumping from “A” to “Not A” and back again in repeated succession. That doesn’t make your character feel any more ambivalent than just doing it once. But it makes your thrust unclear, it feels like needless padding, and it undermines the “meta” sense of your
Today’s the day! You can now pre-order your copy of LIVING NIGHTMARE here: https://dmdore.com/other-side-of-gifted I am proud to have been involved with this book, editing the words of the very gifted Deirdre Dore, who promises us a unique series of paranormal and superhuman modern-day adventures!
The transgressive, bizarre and mind-expanding work of inter-dimensional crime drama LIQUID HITLER by S. L. Koch, published by As If Books. Now available in trade paperback from Amazon!
UbiquiCity Book 2: “Undercurrents” is in layup after a misstep with the original artist (the piece used some unlicensed content which I was unable to procure permissions for). So I commissioned a new cover from KHIUS (the artist who did the cover of the first book), and I’m SO HAPPY to reveal it to you
Now in final edit! I’m so excited to be nearing the point where I can bring you the second book in the UbiquiCity series. UbiquiCity Book 2: Undercurrents includes 8 new stories based in the city of ubiquitous computing, as well as return appearances from some of the characters in the first book. Authors Irene