My Favorite Bard!

Hana Coaster, the bard character my friend and fellow creator Sim1 plays in our D&D campaign is probably one of my favorite bards of all time. She’s sassy, smart and ready to plunge into battle with a blade!

Sims, I’ve known you since Freshman year high school, I’m so happy that we’ve maintained this friendship for so long and I can’t wait for several more years of our friendship to come!

For now, here’s your bard! She was a learning curve and well, I think I came out of it as a more experienced artist – and what I learned with her I’ll take to the next drawing! So thanks, for your friendship and the opportunities our D&D campaign gives me.



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November: Old News Pt.2


“Art, freedom, and creativity will change society faster than politics.” -Victor Pinchuk

Part two is here! This was the longest of all my stories so it just read easier in two parts, thanks for the wait and please enjoy!

“You’re a sick son of a bitch you know that right.”

“Yes, you’ve told me about a hundred times the past days or so. What is it this time Igon.”

“Doctor Iturburua to you. Sir. I can’t go outside, I can’t work, I can’t sleep. Since you sicked the entire population on me.”

“You’re the one in charge of the rationing system. It’s only fair that they have free reign and council over the process to its finalization.”

“Fair, oh, of course, I was sure that your intention was to push the people’s anger onto me so you can slip by without criticism.”

Eligio dropped the tablet of information he’d been reviewing onto the desk before him.

“What do you want Igon.”

“I released the rationing list.”

“Okay, great, we can board tomorrow and get out of here before we’re smashed to a thousand bits.”

“The people aren’t happy.”

“They’re never happy.”

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November: Old News Pt.1

“Some people don’t like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.” -Elon Musk

Special thanks to my favorite person and occasional editor for being such a sweetheart and helping out getting this up on time!

“The tomato plants are looking good… mint leaves are as green as ever… it’s a shame we have to tear this all out.”

With a heavy sigh, Eligio tapped away the smoldering ash off the end of his cigarette. Casually disregarding the bright red ‘NO SMOKING’ sign he was stood beneath. Gazing out across Genoa’s first and only agricultural center, and now his most recent disappointing attempt at greatness.

The thought emphasized as a mechanical engineer ripped a panel off one of the few remaining food pods. Dirt spilled across the already filthy floor, muddy prints tracked across the once glistening steel. Disappointment flooded his system. One hand took another drag of his half-gone cigarette, the other ran and hand through his unkempt hair. Left down instead of slicked back and shining, like the engagement ring he wore but never used because he thought he could do better.

Ten years later; he didn’t do any better and the ring remained another tabloid topic that the media never got over.

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New Beginnings!

My first day at my new job was absolutely fantastic. I’m so excited to have my free time back so I can focus my energy back into my writing, which speaking of after today I got a fair amount done on the newest November short story.

Sadly, while I am confident that I will finish the story before the end of the month I’m not sure I will get it edited and ready for publishing before October. Hopefully, though, it should be at least posted in the early days of October.

Feel free to call me out if that doesn’t turn out to be true! I’m hoping if I keep saying it I’ll feel too guilty about not doing it, to not have it finished. Sometimes you just need to give yourself a level of accountability, and with my new job and the new time I will have for working on my passions and being with my friends.

I hope everyone out there who’s currently in a job where they can’t pursue their interests or can’t see their friends and loved ones.

Best piece of advice I have for you; the biggest mistake you can make when you have a job – is to not keep looking for a better one.

So keep looking, keep hoping and even if it isn’t your dream job you can still find something better that will make you happier. A job that will allow you to pursue your interests and be with your friends.

Keep strong everyone!


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Back Home!

For anyone who checked out my last blog, you know that I recently went on a plane trip to Nebraska and back again. Well as of yesterday at probably 11, I got home and I’ve finally wound down and caught up with myself enough to get back to action.

I’m proud to admit that a fair amount of work went into the World of Eldra collection, which still does not have scheduled release dates due to the cooperative nature of the collection. Hopefully, by the end of the year, we’ll see the release of several more stories and such from that world.

As for the trip itself, I’ll be releasing a short vlog about that in the coming days – I, in fact, did not record much over the week because I was having far too much fun just enjoying life. But I will go over what happened and such and just generally lay out how the trip went (which in short, was an amazing trip) and then I’ll be getting back to work.

I know I keep saying the next November story is coming *soon* but it actually is close to being finished. The story in question is a hard one and I had to restart a few times because I just knew in my heart that it wasn’t going the direction I want. Now, though, I think I have it down pat and in the coming days (before October hopefully!!) it will be released for your reading pleasure.

Other than that there’s not much else to say right now, but good reads people! Keep your eyes out!


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