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Penguins—Why Should Facebook Have All The Fun?

It’s sometimes a struggle to keep a balance between postings here on my blog with the quicker, more convenient, and more immediately connected social media like Facebook and Twitter. But I DO want this site to be the one must-go place that folks who are interested in what I’m working on, so I’ve GOT to […]

RANT: My 2015 Complaint of the Year

While I’m in the mind frame to look back on the year just past, I think it’s worth taking a few moments to discuss what those around me heard me frequently refer to as my “complaint of the year.” Two articles I’ve recently seen make it clear that I’m far from the only one with this […]

Farewell and Adieu, AFK E&E

Over the past two years AFK Elixirs & Eatery has been more than my favorite restaurant, favorite bar, and favorite hangout … it’s been my second home. And the people there, from the ownership to the staff to the other regular patrons have been a like a second family. When word came down just a […]

Say No to Spec Work

A couple of weeks ago, Wil Wheaton made a post about being asked by the Huffington Post to let them reprint one of his essays. When he asked what the pay rate was, they responded that they don’t pay for content, and then followed with something like “most authors find the exposure we provide makes it […]

FOR SALE: INKtober Drawings

We’re now halfway through the month of October, and likewise the two artistic challenges I’ve been attempting—DRAWlloween and INKtober. I hope you’ve been enjoying the daily illos from me as much as I’ve been enjoying making them. For those who are curious, here’s the process I’ve been using. PENCILS I start by taking a sheet of […]

Map Order Advice for Non-Cartographers

As many of you may be aware, Paizo Publishing is in the midst of its annual RPG Superstar competition. Last night at midnight was the deadline for contestants to submit their entries for Round 2—Create An Encounter Map. Now, because I have close ties to Paizo (and even closer ties to the host of this year’s […]

40 Updates Per Month . . . How Did I DO It?!?

The other week, a friend and I were talking about how we were making concerted efforts to re-energize our blogs with more frequent posts and (hopefully) compelling material. He said something about having at one time reliably updating three times a week for nearly a whole year. I didn’t want to show him up, but the […]

Stan! on Sale — Consultations

As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, due to most of my planned work for November and December having been mothballed (details can be found here), I’ve decided to have try to make up at least some of the income shortfall by having a sale on my work. Over the last couple of days […]

Stan! on Sale — Writing

As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, due to most of my planned work for November and December having been mothballed (details can be found here), I’ve decided to have try to make up at least some of the income shortfall by having a sale on my work. Yesterday I announced special pricing on […]

Stan! on Sale — Artwork

As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, due to most of my planned work for November and December having been mothballed (details can be found here), I’ve decided to have try to make up at least some of the income shortfall by having a sale on my work. Part one of that is to […]