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Close to Home … An Autobiographical Review of Empire of Imagination: Gary Gygax and the Birth of Dungeons & Dragons

Close to Home … An Autobiographical Review of Empire of Imagination: Gary Gygax and the Birth of Dungeons & Dragons There is no such thing as an unbiased review, but in this instance my prejudices go beyond the norm. I love Michael Witwer’s biography of the late Gary Gygax, but I’m also connected to the material […]

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Writer, Unblock Thyself

Look up at the masthead and below my name you see “Writer • Game Designer.” Notice which one comes first, despite the fact that professionally most people associate me with dozens of roleplaying game titles. And while game writing most certainly is writing, along with the nonfiction articles and blogs I’ve done, when I call myself a “Writer” in the […]

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We’re All Weird: Felicia Day Memoir Review

It looked like she was patting our booth reassuringly, or perhaps performing an understated interpretive dance. As I returned from the Starbucks located a convenient dozen yards from our booth, I realized the tiny redhead had reverse-wrapped packing tape around her hand. I set our coffee order down. “Um, what the hell are you doing?” […]

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Reflection

The following is a flash-fiction project I did as part the Vampyr Verse collection from my friend Lester Smith and Popcorn Press, originally published in 2009. While I think I’ve developed some skills with prose, I’ve always been a lousy poet. Verse is not my thing. However, I can write some punchy micro-fiction that comes […]

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My Big, Fat, Bipolar Ego

Over the last few months some not-so-fun things have reached my ears. Rumors, unkind remarks about my character, and some unpleasant accusations have drifted back my way. I’m no stranger to the rumor-mill, sadly, but the one comment that stuck with me the most recently is this one: Jamie Chambers has an out-of-control-ego. This one gets […]

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