Freelance Income: To Spend Or Not To Spend?

Many people seem to think that, once they start earning a paycheck as a freelancer, they can quit their day job and live The Life. That’s partly true, but only partly. An old cliche’ saying tells us not to count our chickens before they’ve hatched. What that means is that in publishing like with eggs, […]

Achtung! Cthulhu: Keeper’s Guide To The Secret War

Achtung! Cthulhu: Keeper’s Guide To The Secret War The Secret War has begun! A terrifying World War Two setting, fully compatible with the Call of Cthulhu, Sixth Edition and Savage Worlds Roleplaying games. Discover the secret history of World War Two: stories of amazing heroism, in which stalwart men and women struggle to overthrow a […]

My Favorite Tabletop RPGs

I’ve worked in the games industry now since 1984. Most of that time was spent working retail, some in distribution, some working for a manufacturer, but all of that time was spent gaming, and trying out new stuff. I enjoy roleplaying as much now as I did in my teens, even though most of the […]

Stiffed

The reality of being a freelance writer is that sometimes you won’t get paid for your work, even if someone else profits by it. That happened to me once and I consider myself very lucky that it’s only been once so far. A decade ago, I was writing for some gaming magazines that were published […]

Marvel’s Agents Of Shield – Has The Jury Decided?

There’s been a lot of talk on social media over the last few weeks about the ABC Network’s television series, “Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.”. Some comments about the show have been negative, some positive, but mostly, people are still talking about it, which is a good sign. Many of the comments state opinions that the […]