Short Stories

 “In Battle, Alone and Soon Forgotten”

A story about an orc who goes to great lengths to acquire a prophecy foretelling his own death. Published in the anthology This is How You Die, a collection of stories about a machine that predicts, quickly and with perfect accuracy, how its users are going to die.  

“Edison's Dead Men”

William Joseph Hammer, personal assistant to Thomas Edison, discovers the mad things his employer has been working on in the secret lab below Edison's actual lab at Menlo Park. Published in History is Dead, and anthology of historical fiction featuring zombies. 


  •  “Embracing Non-Violence in Role-Playing.” Moderator. Presented at Emerald City Comicon, April 4, 2016, in Seattle, WA.
  • “War, War Changes: The Developing Role of Idealism in the Fallout Series.” Presenter. Read at Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations conference February 15, 2013, in Albuquerque, NM.
  • “Discipline and Critfail: Creating Characters through Game Mechanics in Valve’s Team Fortress 2.” Presenter. Read at the SW/TX PCA/ACA conference, February 9, 2012.