Here is a list of resources used for the Ex Nihilo worldbuilding workshop I ran at the Portal Fantasy Writing Workshop hosted by Writers SA. A Complete Illustrated History of the Crusades and The Crusader Knights by Charles Phillips Artefact by Mousehole Press Bucket of Bolts by Mousehole Press Faeries by Brian Frond & […]
I woke with power this morning. It is still bitterly cold. But the fire is lit and the heater in the writing room is cranked to full noise. I have a beanie with a pompom on the top that is often too warm and a pair of fingerless thermal gloves. I will survive this cold.
I woke this morning and there was no power. There was no warmth outside the bed which was heated by me and the portable water bottle, Kevin (the dachshund). My mind raced thinking that perhaps I had done something, left something overnight, that had caused the power to trip. I looked out of the winder
Kevin, Ghostwriter I did it. I did something that makes this writing thing cost money. As well as time. For the next three days, I am staying in a little house in the middle of nowhere that has a kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, and a tiny art studio (there is a lounge with a TV too,
This post was originally sent as a reward to all Patreon supporters, and is released freely on this site a week after its original publication. If you want to support my blog, games, and video content then check out my Patreon. ————————————————————————————————— I wake up at 4:44 am every morning. I stretch, drink 1 litre
After reading through a Twitter thread of folks discussing old blogs and writing they revisited, and mostly cringed at, I decided I would do the same. This was not ideal. Fortunately (sort of), my old writing blog had been deemed inactive for too long and shut down. But there were some remnants of it. I
Official art from the itch.io page. Art by Torben Bökemeyer I was sort of late to RPGs. I didn’t start really playing them until I was already 30 and starting a hobby when you are 30 is very different from when you’re 20, or younger. I’m exaggerating a little because I did have some experience
My goal is to be an author of RPGs, weird small lit, and novels. With that goal in mind, I have created a Patreon for people who would like to support me. When you sign up you get access to all of my previous creations. Think of this space as crowdfunding new RPGs, supplements, and fiction.
Want a free thing? Excellent, click here. I am creating some free micro supplements over the next few months. I figured I would go with a bit of a theme too, so each supplement will have something to do with being on the road and can be easily used as a little tool for GMs.
The ‘Goblin’ Cave I recognise that none of these resources or the process I am using is new and I am not suggesting this is the best way to do it. This is just what I am using to prepare for this style of game. I am using two forms of adventure prep for this