The Tombstones at Yellow Moose Hill

An old cemetery sits atop Yellow Moose Hill. The tombstones tell the tales of life and death in a town lost to historical memory outside of maps and a few notes in a late 19th-century book on towns with bizarre bugs in them.  Here a select few headstones that caught the eye of a research … Continue reading The Tombstones at Yellow Moose Hill

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Gas Station Observations

A brief tour of the other drivers filling up their cars around you at the gas station.   Car: Escalade, dark blue. Driver: Frank O'Connelly Inside his wallet: A tangled mess of headphones. This is the fourth day in a row he will spend a good half hour untangling the mess. They will be cut … Continue reading Gas Station Observations

Questionable Lines from A Memoir

Lines from the upcoming memoir of illusionist Ton Ton Brickwork that caused some trepidation at the editor's desk: I awoke from cryogenic freezing craving a hamburger. The only way I would work with Roy again was if he apologized for the incident with the beaver. My tattoo details the four humors...and one pun In September … Continue reading Questionable Lines from A Memoir

Fate Character Generator

(Reposted from the Cursed By Dice podcast blog because I can and you should subscribe too) Sometimes coming up with FATE Core character is a challenge.  We'll have our character creation episode uploaded next week as we move to a new story arch and this episode will help elaborate on the challenge of making a … Continue reading Fate Character Generator

People on the Highway

I'm trying out a new path home from work.  As a semi-professional liar storyteller person, the new route is amazing.  It is peak Colorado front range.  I see cattle pastures, oil derricks, corn fields, industrial concrete recycling, small town schools, manufacturing plants that smell funny (likely because they are next to giant giant mounds of fresh … Continue reading People on the Highway

People in the Meadow

I stood in a meadow, trying not to sneeze, watching my sons run up and down a dirt path.  The meadow was gorgeous, mountains surrounded us, somewhere a bear was eating a picnic basket I'm sure, and I couldn't help but think of all the people who have stood in the exact same place and … Continue reading People in the Meadow

Steampunk Villain Generator

What sort of nefarious foe walks the streets of your hero's realm?  Is it the frightful Wizard Blackbeard, stepping away from their library with their mysterious briefcase surrounded by their lackeys?  Perhaps, after checking her skull faced pocket watch, Friar Tew and her acolytes have slipped out of their ritual circle in the woods and … Continue reading Steampunk Villain Generator