Hello folks! As you probably know, this weekend, I am headed to Can-Con, one of the best conventions in the Ottawa area! I will be at the Renaissance table on and off, but if you want to make sure to see me, here is my official schedule. FRIDAY 7 PM: On a panel: Ursula K.… Read More My Can-Con schedule
For today’s indie love post, I would like to talk about a favourite of mine: Kevin Johns’ The Page Turners trilogy, a YA horror series set in a rural Canadian town. A group of boys, all avid readers, calling themselves “The Page Turners”, meet at school on a regular basis to discuss books they love.… Read More Indie Love -The Page Turners trilogy
So, a few months ago, I was talking about getting back into comics… well, I’ve started uploading Some Assembly Required as a webcomic, and I’m pretty happy with the results. Please check it out here, subscribe, and if you’re very very nice, turn off your adblocker!
This weekend is going to be such an exciting time at Limestone Genre Expo in Kingston! If you are in this area, please come and see me! I will be at the Renaissance Press table all weekend, so you can get your books signed! I’ll also be sitting on two panels Sunday afternoon: at 3PM,… Read More Limestone Genre Expo – Schedule
Whether you are writing a piece of fiction or planning a role-playing game, world building is a crucial aspect of the story you are building, especially if you deal with science-fiction and fantasy. I’ve written a lot about world building before (which you can read about here and here) but I’ve never addressed the particulars… Read More Building a world
So a few years ago, I talked a lot about two types of publishing roads you can undertake when you are looking to get that finished novel out into the world. I explained how to go about getting an agent, and what you can expect if you go the traditional route, as well as what… Read More Small Press publishing
My latest book, Making a Living, was released in April, and the book trailer is finally live!! My good friends Melodie and Rosalie did a wonderful job with the editing. You should definitely check it out!! What it’s about: Extreme paranoia, withdrawal, and sheer, unadulterated power run through Nathan’s veins. It’s all he’s ever known.… Read More Making a Living trailer is live!
Hi everyone! I’ve started writing a regular column for The Grind, a new Ottawa-based magazine which concentrates on all things gaming. The column is going to be called “GM diaries” and will cover aspects of GMing. In the first installment, I discuss what you as a GM can do to help your players develop characters… Read More Character creation, the GM’s side
As you may or may not know, I have started up graphic novels again! I have this one story which I’ve needed to tell for a long time, about mental illness and relationships, called Some Assembly Required. This story has been with me for a very long time. It first came to be in a… Read More Some Assembly Required
Last week, I had a chat with a good friend of mine who had just had a negative experience to which I know we can all somehow relate. He’d just come back from a relatively unsatisfying con – one at which despite meeting a lot of interesting people and enjoying the overall positive atmosphere, he… Read More Why we create