What does it mean to escape? If you are to break free from your confines only to find yourself lost and alone in a strange world, have you really escaped? Within the broken walls of Zemlya, new alliances are formed as others are shattered. The rules are simple; those in power live. Those that fall … More The Zemlya Confederacy – Launched!
I want to thank @Doomfest for his work on the cover for The Zemlya Confederacy. It was a long process to select an image for the cover that was appropriate, but I like how it came out. I think it is about time Kate got the love she deserves. Love and guns. I’ll be … More The Zemlya Confederacy – Cover Reveal
What does it mean to escape? What if the only way to break free of your restraints is to become a lonely outcast, doomed to perish as you cross an endless tundra? And what of those left behind? Will life simply continue? Or did your escape mean anything at all? After 18 months of … More The Zemlya Confederacy – 1 week to Launch
So, I’m in the last days before I go fully public with The Zemlya Confederacy. There are literally two proof copies on my desk; one for the Comiket committee (you need to submit one of every item you’re selling there to them) and one for @NotImportant, my editor (and now writer and art director for my new … More Nostalgia…
I have a bit of a soft spot for conspiracy theories, even though I know that most of them are not real. So you can put down your tinfoil hats or pitchforks and forget about it. Conspiracy theories have been one of the greatest sources of fiction out there. No one person is capable of … More Conspiracy Theories
Before the release of The Zemlya Conspiracy, I wrote a blog post about the inspirations behind that book. It’s a good exercise to put yourself through, especially when you’re thinking about the overall themes of what you’re aiming to achieve. You can find that post here. It also has the original Katawa Shoujo Inspiration Meme … More A Copy of a Copy of a Copy
There’s a certain inspiration that hits you sometimes. So, after the last Comiket I went onto Twitter and made a post – half in jest – that I wanted to do something bigger than a novel again. I shouldn’t be surprised, but I got a bit of response. It’s still a very embryonic group, but … More Starting Something New