seekers – part one

We pushed our bikes as hard as the gears would allow. Sometimes my sneaker slipped from the pedal, peeling skin from my leg. My lungs burned. I was convinced no air was getting in, but somehow I was still alive. It was night, sometime after dinner. That’s how we told time in the summer, right? […]

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the force never slept

I wondered what would bring me back here to dust off the shelves of this blog. I should’ve known. It’s always the Wars. Newsflash: Star Wars is back. That’s right, it’s official: we now live in a day and age where it is cooler to say you love Star Wars than it is to pretend […]

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imagine dragons

where i’m at I have to write another book. My writing career has been a roller coaster lately. An existential tornado of Should I-Shouldn’t I? Give it up or give it my all? That’s the question. I don’t want to give it up just yet, so I’m trying a new angle.¬†For Coming of Mage, I […]

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bored games

So why all this game design stuff lately?   Little more than a year ago, I purchased Forbidden Island at a game shop. Why? I don’t know. I was in a geeky mood, I was comfortable with the price range, seemed simple enough to play, the packaging looked like metal heaven… This was my first […]

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i’m a tourist

I’m back in the Great White Wet North for the weekend, a couple hours away from a shift at my old job. Desperate times, desperate measures, yada, yada, yada. It feels weird. Amazing, but weird. I’ve been gone about 20 days which, in the world of social networks, is no time at all. The hugs […]

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it’s been one week

…since I moved to the Burbs. It is not as cool as the Tom Hanks movie led me to believe. I have had zero wacky escapades with over-the-top neighbors and solved zero murders. It’s also been about a week since I left the house. Is this a product of running out of money, or anxiety […]

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