Collected Tales of Machrae Diir #2

Hello, readers! Here’s the second collection of short stories originally published under my secret special Twitter account at Ashenvein Gate. I did say that if I did any further writing during the holiday season, you would not find out about it until the New Year, yes? As for the first post of the day, which […]

I Am Not Your Rep

Content warning: no content warnings for this one. Please forgive me for not being strong enough to go through the ordeal of marking parts of my own past, my own memories, my own identity and self as too dangerous for others to touch. I’m already so lonely and frightened at the never-ending emptiness where I […]

Sword of the Outsider Free until Jan. 1st!

Hi readers! Nothing much to say besides the obvious–I’ve enrolled Sword of the Outsider in the Smashwords end of year sale for 100% off until the sale ends this January 1st! Now, as far as I know, this applies only to copies bought directly through Smashwords. I’d happily apply the same discount elsewhere, but so […]

Sword of the Outsider Now Available on Kindle

So, I’m not going to sugarcoat this: this is pretty humbling for an author who, a couple of years ago, took a strong moral stance against selling through Amazon. But, well… that was before the pandemic. Do I think the company’s improved meaningfully? Well, no. It’s just that, as far as I can tell, I’m […]

Am I Okay?

Short answer: yes. Long answer: right, so, um… I have been dealing with a staggering amount of mental baggage. I feel the need to be frank about some answers that are going to sound pretty insane. Let’s start simple and non-crazy: this blog only ever had one author. Plurality was something I tried out for […]

Pipe Dreams–Star Wars: The Force Shall Free

hi, readers! I’ve had this one percolating in the back of my mind for a while. After typing it all out, I figured it’d work a little better in blog format, so here you go–the first of several loosely-formatted “episodes” (sorry, couldn’t resist) outlining my ideas for a Dark Side-centric Star Wars series. Those of […]