My Birthday & Other Updates

Happy Birthday to me! Today, I’m 34 years old. This last year has seen me experience some of my highest highs, incredible adventure, and unfortunate suffering due almost entirely due to my anxieties. But I’ve learned a lot, grown tremendously, and I’m looking for the coming year to be my best one yet.

Still working on it, like I’ve been working on it and will be working on it for the conceivable future. Hired the incredible Neal Powell as my project manager (of DMNastics, Whelmed, and much more besides) to help me herd cats and get this thing done. I’ll be releasing supplements (bi)monthly until the project is complete, and you can now pre-order via Backerkit. I’ll also be appearing on a podcast interview about the project which should be released soon. More updates as they come.

Inspired by the 200 Word RPG challenge, I created & released a (micro)RPG called ‘There is Only IKEA: Forever & Eternal’ about becoming lost in an infinite IKEA. It’s available as a name your own price title (even free) and you can learn more and check a preview here.

I released a first look at my horror story Salt Lick as an exclusive Patron only update. If you’d like to check it out (along with all the other Patreon exclusives) you’re welcome to support my creative life by becoming a patron.

San Diego Comic-Con

Thursday Night’s Outfit

I had a great time at San Diego Comic Con this last month, and am submitting my professional credentials (which if approved) means I’ll be going for years to come. That said, I’m realizing more and more that my favorite moments don’t involve the convention proper: they’re getting drinks with friends at the hotel bar, wandering around in costume (my Pac-Man suit is always a big hit), and generally taking part in the expansive carnival atmosphere rather than trying to optimize my schedule with booths to see and panels to attend. Moving forward, I think I’ll work the convention more, spend more time outside it, and just generally avoid the convention proper.

And that’s pretty much it for now. I’m moving away from social media, and moving back towards blogging/longer posts. Expect to see more here beyond a quarterly update.

Comic-Con and the Better Version of Me

A few months back, I attended comic-con, which I’ve been doing for years. This year was interesting and difficult because 1) Lauren and I had to wrangle our daughter and 2) It was my first year attending as a professional. There was little chance for sleep, especially as -having Ellie was taken by grandma for the first time in months- I got a chance to party, and spend a couple days with Lauren.

I loved it.

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