Category Archives: Fantasy

Top 10 historical babes

These are my top 10 favorite actors who’ve portrayed historic figures or literary characters, or appeared in period pieces and stories inspired by the past. The U.S. has only recently discovered some of these hotties who I’ve known for the … Continue reading

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ILLOGICON 2016: Geek crafting and writing panels

Since its beginning in 2012, I’ve participated in every ILLOGICON except one, only missing 2014 because I caught a raging case of swamp crud from Disney World. ILLOGICON is a small, fan-driven convention dedicated to Science Fiction and Fantasy in … Continue reading

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Writers require courage equal to desire

I’ve been a writer for a long, long time. DRAGON magazine published my short story, “The Visitor,” in 1988. I was 17. Shortly after that, I worked for a treasure hunting magazine, writing articles and book reviews. A few years … Continue reading

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Back in my day, video games had stick figures

When people complain about graphics in video games, and frame rate, and immersion, and lag, and whether PS4 is better than Xbox One, and how Skyrim “sucks” compared to Oblivion or Morrowind, and which Final Fantasy game is better than … Continue reading

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The Book of Life vs. Strange Magic

I finally saw THE BOOK OF LIFE yesterday, after hearing so many good things about it. And now I’m even more mystified by the poor reception of my new favorite, STRANGE MAGIC. I’m not saying THE BOOK OF LIFE isn’t deserving of … Continue reading

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No, this is not another negative review of STRANGE MAGIC

I love Strange Magic. I know there’s a load of crappy reviews and it’s only earned about $12 million in theaters. I still love the characters, the animation, and the music. I love the unconventional storyline (says the author who won … Continue reading

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Snippets and Smut at IllogiCon 2015

I had a great time at IllogiCon 2015. Saw some old friends, met some new ones. Sold a little bit of jewelry in the artist alley. Met the nice folks at Needles and Nonsense who make geeky pillows. Being a … Continue reading

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Teldryn and Zephyr, to level 82 and beyond

This comic is a collaboration with spaceskeleton, based on my Skyrim character Zephyr Silvertongue. My story, her artwork. Skyrim and Teldryn Sero belong to Bethesda. Check out spaceskeleton’s other Skyrim comics. They’re awesome. Teldryn had a habit of overreacting to … Continue reading

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The Halloween Adventure

Upon Samhain time, so the Druids told, When doors opened wide to the Otherworld, The fey folk, sprites, elves, banshees and trolls, The dear departed and the wandering souls, Sightless spirits, ghouls, imps and wights, Entered the mortal realm for … Continue reading

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Game review: Dishonored DLC shines like a rune in the void

DISHONORED DLC: THE KNIFE OF DUNWALL & THE BRIGMORE WITCHES Rating: M for Mature Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Sexual Themes, Strong Language * * * MINOR SPOILERS * * * I played Dishonored last month and enjoyed it enough … Continue reading

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