2013 Origins Award Nominee You want to build a world. Twenty authors want to help.It begins when you have that moment when you can close your eyes and see a world no-one has seen before. It might start from a grain of sand, the way light filters through the trees, the feel of satin robes, the smell of cooking soup, or simply a wish for somewhere, somewhen else. It happens... [click here for more]
Aliens, Dystopias, & Monster Ecologies is a series of worldbuilding essays on alien psychologies and ethical systems, functional dystopias, recreating vampires and werewolves, original elemental systems, and figuring out just how many human-eating monsters your setting can support.
This content previously appeared on Seventh Sanctum, The Oak Wheel, Sanitarium Magazine,... [click here for more]
A full-throated battle cry. The clash of swords.
The smells of smoke, mud and blood. Combat!
At the heart of every adventure lies conflict, whether it’s between a cursed knight and a half-elf prince at swordspoint, a troupe of adventurers facing down an ogre, or the armies of two great nations clashing for ultimate power.
Between these covers, 20 master game designers and storytellers... [click here for more]
Begin transmission . . . Running weekly from May 2015 to April 2016, The Canister X Transmission was sent via email to readers worldwide. Every week, readers received updates from the desk of A.P. Fuchs that served as a behind-the-scenes gateway into his views on the publishing industry and past work. The newsletter covered four main topics: Writing/Creating/Publishing, in which... [click here for more]
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Running weekly from May 2016 to April 2017, The Canister X Transmission was sent via email to readers worldwide.
Every week, readers received updates straight from A.P. Fuchs that were meant to entertain, educate, and inform.
The newsletter covered four main topics:
Weekly Creative Recap, in which Fuchs shared what he was working on and gave readers... [click here for more]