Category Archives: Weird fiction

A chat with H.G. Wells (1897)!

Now that Falling Felines is out, I’m doing research for my next popular science book, which I will talk more about soon! In the meantime, I will share interesting tidbits that I come across in my explorations, such as this … Continue reading

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Meeting Darlene and playing Jasmine: The Battle for the Mid-Realm!

Life has had its ups and downs over the past few years, with a number of particularly painful downs. But every once in a while, something really lovely happens that reminds me that the world still has some surprises and … Continue reading

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Old School Dungeons & Dragons: Part 11

Well, I’ve finally done enough old school Dungeons & Dragons posts on twitter to fill a blog post again! So here’s an update to my long-running series of classic D&D. Earthshaker! (1985), by David “Zeb” Cook. The exclamation point is … Continue reading

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Old School Dungeons & Dragons: Part 10

Okay, this post will catch me up with all my old school D&D posts that I’ve been doing on twitter! I’ll still be doing them, but will do them less frequently, only after I’ve got a handful from twitter to … Continue reading

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Old School Dungeons & Dragons: Part 9

I have almost caught up with all the old school Dungeons & Dragons posts I’ve been doing on twitter! So, without further ado, here’s part 9! Die, Vecna, Die! (2000), by Bruce R. Cordell and Steve Miller. This module has … Continue reading

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Old School Dungeons & Dragons: Part 8

It’s a quiet night, and I’m feeling great, so here’s old school D&D, part 8! Chronomancer (1995), by Loren Coleman.  Chronomancer is one of the oddest AD&D supplements I’ve come across yet, and highlights how much TSR was willing to … Continue reading

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Old School Dungeons & Dragons: Part 7

Almost caught up on my old school Dungeons & Dragons posts from twitter!  So here’s part 7! UK4: When a Star Falls (1984), by Graeme Morris.  We start today with another of the UK-produced modules, which tend to have a … Continue reading

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