The Magician’s Skull will Return

Monday, August 27, 2018

The mighty Skull has made an official announcement. Yes, there will be more issues of the sword-and-sorcery magazine! No, the Skull is not yet open to submissions. The…

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Editorial Choices

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Back in May, my friend Keith asked for a few more details about what goes on behind the scenes at a magazine. Specifically, he wrote: “I’d love to…

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Submission Reading

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

When I stepped up to be the Managing Editor of Black Gate, I started running a live journal. It seems hard to believe that was already so long…

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Tales From the Magician’s Skull Issue 2

Monday, May 14, 2018

Just this weekend I double-checked all the final changes for the stories intended for issue 2, and now it’s getting close to release ready. The art’s in place,…

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Windy City

Monday, April 9, 2018

Yesterday evening I got back from the Windy City Pulp and Paperback convention. It was pretty grand, if you happen to like old magazines, old books, art from…

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Secret Identity Card

Monday, March 19, 2018

So now I have joined the G.G Joe force! Check out my action card, and the rest of the team.

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Tales From the Magician’s Skull Issue 2

Monday, March 12, 2018

In case you hadn’t heard, issue 1 is heading out to subscribers now. And, as I mentioned, issue 2 is already headed to layout. I wanted to give…

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The Skull Lives

Thursday, February 22, 2018

I have the proof — observe, a copy of the issue, back from the printers. Addresses and envelopes and all that good stuff are being printed up and…

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The Pledge of the Sword

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Today, on the final day of the Kickstarter for Tales From the Magician’s Skull, I poured my heart out to tell you just why I love sword-and-sorcery and…

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The Grand Finale

Monday, October 30, 2017

Usually when my wife heads off to one of her work conferences I get a lot of work done in the hotel room but I also explore a…

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