I’m not dead! But the world has exploded with business! I’m running a con! How did this happen?! It’s on New Year’s! There will be video games, tabletop games, and alcohol, just like all my geeky New Year’s non-parties. Only this is a party, too! With music! And instead of four people, there will be […]
It’s almost Halloween, so let’s talk about monsters. Specifically, let’s talk about the trendiest, hippest monster of the zeitgeist, the zombie. Of all the classic monsters, I find zombies the least interesting. For starters, they’re mindless, which means that, despite endless fantasies to the contrary, they’re no plausible, long-term threat to a technical civilization. Their […]
I can finally reveal one of the major announcements I hinted about in previous posts: Salamander Six, our short story about the mechanized, airborne firefighters of Marin-Pyronef, is coming to audiobook! It’s being produced by Listen and Think Audio and narrated by one of the most prolific and beloved libertarian audiobook narrators ever, Jeff Riggenbach! […]
“I will require allies: mighty, stalwart, and brilliant men, empowered perhaps even as I am. The Lens knows where to find them.” –Jamison Doyle, July 13, 1898 The Signalman will see you at Steampunk Unlimited! Meet him in the caboose at 1PM for thrilling tales of the Martian War!
We had hoped to get The Dismal Tide out by the end of the first full week of October, but that deadline has come and gone. Finishing the interior illustrations took longer than expected, plus we had to prep for our appearance at Steampunk unLimited this weekend–and by prep, I mean finish our costumes. We […]
We get asked this question frequently during conventions, and I still struggle with it. My first response, after a thoughtful pause, is usually to ask how old their children are. I confess that I still don’t know how to answer even after they tell me. For such a simple question, there’s a lot wrapped up […]