Five Fast Fables Vol. 2

Universal Story Ideas from the Aesopica Download your copy now from DriveThruRPG! Widely believed to have been an Ethiopian slave, the stories attributed to Aesop still resonate today. The appeal of Aesop’s fables lies with the archetypal nature of his characters, and the universality of the lessons they teach us. His best-known translator, Reverend George…

ReadWriteRoll: A Roleplaying Manifesto

How can you tell better stories with a tabletop roleplaying game? ReadWriteRoll is a system for readers, writers, and roleplayers who love telling stories with friends! It combines familiar d20-style mechanics with story game sensibilities to create a simple system designed around the way stories are constructed. The core mechanic is simple – roll a…

Five Fast Fables: Volume 1 Now Available on Amazon

Universal Story Ideas from the Aesopica! Get your copy now for Amazon Kindle! Widely believed to have been an Ethiopian slave, the stories attributed to Aesop still resonate today. The appeal of Aesop’s fables lies with the archetypal nature of his characters, and the universality of the lessons they teach us. His best-known translator, Reverend…

Five Fast Fables: Volume 1

Universal Story Ideas from the Aesopica Download your copy from DriveThruRPG! Widely believed to have been an Ethiopian slave, the stories attributed to Aesop still resonate today. The appeal of Aesop’s fables lies with the archetypal nature of his characters, and the universality of the lessons they teach us. His best-known translator, Reverend George Fyler…

7 Day Setting Design: Afterward

When I’m writing stories, I’m always thinking about how I can turn up the heat for the protagonists. The stakes have to rise slowly but steadily over the course of the story. Thing start off relatively easy, in line with their capabilities, and get harder until they reach a seemingly impossible task in the finale.…