If you want to spark new ideas for worlds, plots or characters, you want Ideas and Inspiration for Fantasy and Science Fiction Writers. Medicinal corpses, the jargons of thieves and carnies, Nazi UFOs, the colonization of space and green children from nowhere are only a few of the topics covered. This sourcebook is for all writers of fantasy or science fiction--whether novels, short stories,... [click here for more]
Kobolds Work a Little Magic
The popular and wildly useful Kobold Guide series tackles the biggest subject in fantasy: Magic!
What makes a fantasy fantastic? Magic, of course! Whether it’s unearthly beasts, scheming sorcerers, legendary swords or locales that defy logic and physics, a compelling fantasy story needs magical elements. The tricky part is that in order for the story to... [click here for more]
Will Hindmarch pregrets poems and poems know it. The poems in this book are honest and sometimes funny, using line breaks and surreal imagery to revise themselves, to doubt, and to play — to try and be more than one thing at a time. Have at them.
The electronic edition of this product includes a PDF and a non-flowing epub version of the book in a single ZIP file. ... [click here for more]
“History is a lie. Many men have said that history is written by those who achieve victory. The truth is that history is written by those who want to hide the truth from the fragile minds of humanity. Why, you may ask? If humanity knew the truth about the world around them, it would truly drive them insane. The mind of the average citizen cannot fathom the powers that lie just beyond their... [click here for more]
A Brief History of Gnolls: Anthropophagy and Emeralds from Wales to Wisconsin and Beyond traces the history of the title fantasy creatures in literature and gaming, from when they were first introduced nearly a century ago up through the present. Features of this unique and entertaining volume include two entertaining quasi-academic essays by writer Paul Haynie that examine the literary history... [click here for more]
Robert E. Howard, the creator of Conan and Solomon Kane, is well-known for being a prolific short story writer, writing more than 300 of them in the last 15 years of his too-short life. He also wrote poetry at an equally feverish pace, producing some 700 poems that ranged far and wide in subject matter and style.
Richly illustrated with drawings from the period in which Howard wrote and with drawings... [click here for more]
Inspired by the Works of Robert E. Howard!
Steve Costigan and the Thief of Youth is a short adventure that can either be played using ROLF!: The Rollplaying Game of Big Dumb Fighters or The Violent Worlds of Robert E. Howard (included in the Fists of Foolishness fiction anthology), or as a solo adventure using the rules in the set.
Written by veteran... [click here for more]
This book is a collection (or cornucopia!) of tongue-in-cheek Steampunk names and titles, including around 600 names ideal for Steampunk gaming and roleplaying games, perfect for fleshing out your characters, whether your own alternate cosplay persona at Steampunk fairs and conventions, or for your gaming characters.
Sample sections: Aristocratic Ladies, Engineers and Tradespeople, Military Gentlemen,... [click here for more]