City Builder: A Guide to Designing Communities is a manual specifically designed to help guide storytellers through the process of creating exciting and compelling urban areas and other sorts of communities and places within them for their projects. It is a rules-free universal resource that is not specific to any particular game system and is intended to be compatible with the needs of almost... [click here for more]
If you're nearly finished with your novel, you may be staring down one of the writer's toughest foes: doubt. In "Battling Doubt," John Vorhaus shares his candid advice on assessing whether your book is ready for submission and publication. This exclusive e-book offers practical advice on smoothing out those last few wrinkles, conquering your fears, and celebrating your completed novel. John... [click here for more]
An exploration of the tropes of science fiction by a writer, author, and fan.
An exploration of the tropes of Science Fiction by a writer, author, and fan. Originally published on One Thousand and One Parsecs for the 2013 Blogging From A to Z Challenge. ... [click here for more]
Why take the Make Art Not War Challenge?
When times are tough, the feeling that artists are not necessary tends to permeate. Art is viewed as frivolous or a luxury since we don’t produce food, clothing, or housing. The exact opposite is true, however, because in charged political climates artists document and represent our humanity and all our struggles be they violent or peaceful... [click here for more]