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Upon Further Review

I was chatting with my friend Ed the other day on the topic of reviews. Having just self-published a novel, it’s been a topic much on my mind. At some point in the discussion, we swapped links of the most … Continue reading

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Book Launched!

Today I took a big first step. Specifically, I forced my finger to stop shaking, and pressed it down upon the Enter key, thus clicking the button that told Amazon to expose my book, The Ventifact Colossus, to the public. … Continue reading

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Kira and the Gold Coin

It’s five thirty on Saturday evening, and Kira is hanging upside-down and backward over the edge of the sofa. This is entirely typical. I’m sitting nearby with a book on my lap, relaxing by the lights of the Christmas tree … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Pyrenees

This is the account of our holiday in France and Spain.  It covers the “long days of hiking” portion of the trip, as we walked from Collioure, France to Port de la Selva, Spain. April 25/26 – Boston -> Philadelphia … Continue reading

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My interview with Edge

A strange and fortuitous chain of events has led to me being interviewed by Edge magazine about my career as a game designer.  Please do not download or disseminate this PDF; it was was provided to me as a courtesy … Continue reading

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“Just in case I’m a game designer when I grow up.”

Two nights ago, my seven-year-old daughter Elanor was allowed to stay up later than usual to sit in on our Dungeons & Dragons game.  (Our DM, Kevin, is extremely gracious about involving his players’ kids when possible.) She must have … Continue reading

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Canoe camping on Squam Lake

This weekend Kate and I took the kids canoe-camping on Squam Lake.  Squam is the second-largest lake in New Hampshire, just north of its big brother Lake Winnipesauke. This was our third such trip for the wife and me, and … Continue reading

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