Backstories: Why Black Characters In Fantasy Need Them

A commenter with the supremely awesome nom de plume Rom, Spaceknight (I’m going to be Magnus, Robot Fighter in comment sections from here on) left an interesting question in the comments of my Dragon Age: Inquisitioning While Black post: I think African flavored fantasy is cool, and I have no problem with it at all…

Essential OS X Apps for Writers

Please excuse the clickbait-y title. I don’t claim to speak for #AllWriters with this post. Instead, I’m going to highlight a few Mac OS X desktop applications that I find essential to my writing process. This isn’t an exhaustive list, and I’m going to leave off mobile apps (with some exceptions) and browser extensions because…

I’m not dead

Nor have I been recruited into a clandestine organization of super-spies. For the past few weeks, I’ve had technical difficulties of the “spilled hot liquid all over my computer” variety, but I’m working on that. I’ve also started a new job which serves to eat up a bunch of the time that I normally used…

New Comics | Malice in Ovenland

Malice in Ovenland Release Date: Available Now Credits: Words and Art by Micheline Hess Price: $1.94 Digital Download over at PeepGame Comix Malice in Ovenland is a new all-ages title from the folks over at Rosarium, who’ve given us such comic classics as DayBlack, Jennifer’s Journal, and Kid Code: Channel Zero. In addition to these,…