Fringe Elements #2: A Town Named Too Easily

Cadence worked their lips to one side, loosed an ambivalent smack, and then brightened up. Sure, they thought, it might be that Our Lady’s just sent me here to work out some petty trade dispute before it turns bloody. Or… or, it might be a chance for some real work. “Appy,” they said aloud, “would you […]

The Creation-Reaper’s Hall–A Poem

Pierce every ragged veil you wish and scourge abyssal mists until time dies. You cannot find the Creation-Reaper’s Hall. It vanished when its Maker breathed the last zealous oaths, fled the tawdry bounds we call existence. If you glimpsed it, drifting, if you bridged the riven umbral realms, passed the cobalt slashes burning ever-testament to […]

Fringe Elements #1: Three’s a Crowd

Three figures trod across a soggy plain, disparate feet displacing pale bluish sand. On every side they faced tidal pools filled by iridescent fish and crustaceans–often nestled in crevices and bowls formed by the lowest spurs of peculiar half-circle rock formations in dark reds and oranges. Fewer but much larger formations created ridges and causeways […]

The Lost Art of Tonal Continuity

Yes, yes, I know, it’s not actually lost, and I do think many of our current woes with it are just a phase, but this article will remain relevant long after that phase ends. Let’s get to it, eh? Shock and horror! Valiantly attempting to defend the elven prince from the Blacksickle Assassins, the shield-maiden […]

Now Available to Buy: The Necromancer and the Revenant!

Hello, readers mine, and welcome to a blog post almost two years in the making (or almost twenty-seven, depending on how you want to look at it)! I am proud to announce that after dozens of revisions adding up to three vastly different versions over those two years, The Necromancer and the Revenant is available for you […]