In the first part of How to Write a Memorable Adventure for a Fantasy Roleplaying Game, I discussed how to start creating an adventure for a fantasy roleplaying game. I discussed how to take a basic story idea and begin the process of fleshing it out by asking and answering questions regarding the idea. I […]
All gamemasters have struggled from time to time with writing adventures their players will tell tale of on those long winter nights sitting around the hearth fire with their grandchildren. There’s no shame in it. I was 14 years old, captivated by the complicated maps and lengthy descriptions in the original Ravenloft adventure my friend […]
Written over two days, the following is a literary present to myself. I hope others enjoy it. The Crevice on Christmas by Sean D. Francis The final days of the year happened to also be the coldest in the mountains of Montana. The day after the solstice temperatures dropped so low new records were set. […]
Your creative work has real value. Yesterday, the man behind Marvel, the Generalissimo himself who has appeared not only in all of the Marvel based superhero movies but also web viral videos like Geek and Gamer Girls, Stan Lee tweeted about his early days in the comic book industry. Mainly he was responding to whether […]
AUTHOR NOTE: I was rummaging through my closets and I came upon a stack of notebooks filled with random writing. I remember writing the piece I am presenting here in reaction to the a few things. First, I would get upset when I see a movie or read a book that could have been so […]
Finding inspiration from a Frank Herbert quote, this BroadWave contains my thoughts on setbacks and the obstacles we face in life and how there is no perfect path to happiness.