Monthly Archives: September 2011

Things You Might Not Know

For those of you who are interested in such things I thought it might be worthwhile to list a variety of facts about me. Some true, some not so much. TRUE FACTS I write short stories and novels I won first place in the third quarter of the Writers of the Future Contest (2009) for […]


Still not around online much but figured I’d toss out a quick update. Hope everyone is doing well. What am I up to? – I’ve passed the halfway mark on edits to Novel#3 – I’ve finished some design projects (documentation) for Empire Avenue – My game design handbook (Lazy Designer) is almost halfway to the […]

Unavailable for a while…

I won’t be around much, online. Generally I try to reply to any e-mail and whatnot as soon as possible but that will not be possible for the next few weeks.

Editing Away

After a quick weekend vacation to Jasper I’m back to work. I’ve had a busy day with edits to the novel and making good progress (despite a head cold). In addition to the novel editing I’ve also been reviewing the edited copy of my story ‘Touch the Dead’ (which I sold to On Spec Magazine […]


Hit the 1/3 mark on revisions to the novel. As usual I’m making more changes than I originally intended… but they are good changes, definite improvements over the first draft. Mostly plot logic stuff and improving the flow of individual scenes. As well a couple supporting characters are getting makeovers becoming, in my opinion, a […]

Bone Dreaming Illustration

Just noticed today that the artist Karl Nordman has posted the illustration he created that will accompany my story ‘Bone Dreaming’ when it appears in Darwin’s Evolutions. If you want to check it out head on over to his site and take a look.


So I’ve come to recognize that I wear many hats. I’m a retired game designer, a writer, a software developer, and a consultant. I also blog and I’m (somewhat) active on various social media sites. While wearing the vast majority of my hats I truly want to encourage others to connect with me. I enjoy […]


For those of you who have purchased a copy of my Lazy Designer game design handbook I’d like to encourage you to check out some of my fiction as well. I have numerous short story reprints available. I’m offering a free copy of any of my stories for those of you that have purchased a […]

For Reviewers

If any reviewers out there are interested in copies of my work for review purposes please e-mail me. Let me know what work you’d like to read and a suitable format.

Free and Lazy

If you’d like a chance to read the Lazy Designer for free please head over to my Facebook Page and read the instructions on my latest post there.