Monthly Archives: April 2014

How to be a Lead Designer

The final book in the Lazy Designer game design series is now available. This standalone volume in the Lazy Designer series provides insights on becoming an effective lead designer or creative director. Learn to manage large teams of specialized designers, improve your decision making process, and write clear and usable documentation. http://www.amazon.com/Lead-Designer-Lazy-Game-Design-ebook/dp/B00JUYRB18/ I know I […]

The OTHER Solution in Game Design

The Other Solution For the most part throughout my Lazy Designer series I focus on what I believe is the right way to implement particular design tasks. Based on my experience I have a recipe book, so to speak, of design solutions to specific problems. Throughout the books I make reference to these. The other […]

Amazon Quarterfinals

Last week I mentioned my novels “The Pool” had made it to the quarterfinals in Amazon’s Breakthrough Novel Contest. Now the excerpt I submitted is available for anybody to read and review, for free. If you are interested, I’d appreciate you taking a look at it. http://www.amazon.com/The-Pool-2014-ABNA-Entry-ebook/dp/B00JOU2GBI The editors from Publishers Weekly make the decision […]

Story Review and an Amazon Update

SOME WE EAT I stumbled across the following review for my story “Some We Eat and Some We Keep” which appeared in the second issue of Robots and Rayguns: “And Brent Knowles unique style was also awesome….reminded me of Blade Runner for some reason, which is great! I can see Philip K. Dick in him […]

Back In Province

We had to make a quick trip out of province, but are finally back home. I don’t have much to say, still busy catching up on late tasks, but I’ll provide a quick update and if you have any questions throw them into the comments and I’ll be sure to reply. Lazy Designer — The […]