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How to Write: Lesson 1

I would like to do a postmortem on The International 2017 but my manager has informed me that I should be offering writing advice instead. Having now published my first book, I feel like I’m a little more qualified to offer tips on the...

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International 2017

It’s that time of year again. Grab your tide green polo shirt. Pull up a massive bag of trail mix. Block out a week of your life. The Dota 2 International tournament is upon us. This year, the prize pool has broken a staggering...

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A Tale of Two Mods

It’s the middle of the summer and outside of complaining about the weather, I have little to share. Unless people would be interested in my vacation to Algonquin. Here it is: It was buggy. So instead, I’m going to share my thoughts on how...

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Thyre Version 2.0

We’ve exciting news! We’ve just published our first novel, Thyre: City of Smoke and Shadow. Ok, this might sound a bit familiar. However, as with most firsts, the prior publication had a couple of problems. I’m proud to say that we’ve managed to figure...

Season of Sequels: The Burning Page

The Burning Page is actually book 3 in Genevieve Cogman’s series: The Invisible Library. Title: The Burning Page (book 3) Series: The Invisible Library First book in the Series: The Invisible Library Author: Genevieve Cogman Genre: Multi-universe fantasy Synopsis: The Burning Page continues the...

Season of Sequels: Of Bone and Ruin

This a book, a sequel, I actually bought, spending real money! Of Bone and Ruin is the direct sequel to T.A. White’s Dragon Ridden novel. Title: Of Bone and Ruin (book 2) Series: Dragon Ridden Chronicles First book in the Series: Dragon-Ridden Author: T.A....

Season of Sequels: To Catch a Queen

I have been reading sequels of books recently, so while I cannot introduce new authors I can at least comment on how their series is going. That said, I don’t think I actually commented on Shanna Swendson’s first book, A Fairy Tale. Anyway, this...

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Be Home Before Dark

I’ve actually beaten Night in the Woods over a month ago. I just happened to get busy with other things to never return and give a proper little write-up about it. Also, I never finished a second play through of the the game. Which...

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Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Cheater

Apparently, within the board game spheres, there exists “birth year games.” These are the board games with the distinction of winning the highly coveted and supremely prestigious honours of Spiel des Jahres in Germany. My Game of the Year is apparently this quaint little...