Future World: Finding a Time for Øtherworld

It goes without saying that when you’re writing novels set in the far future, you have to consider how technology and society have changed. The further forward you go, the more drastic those changes will be. Recently, a reader asked me how far in the future my Øtherworld series takes place. Before I answer that, … More Future World: Finding a Time for Øtherworld

The Gods of Dragonlance – Why I Ditched the Deities in Øtherworld

I am such a geek and I was totally into the Dragonlance saga at one time in my life. I owned every last book in the series. I read them and re-read them, especially the first two trilogies. They were filled with adventure, magic and all manner of dangerous creatures. They were also filled with … More The Gods of Dragonlance – Why I Ditched the Deities in Øtherworld

Size Does Matter: Writing and Drawing to Scale When Your Subjects Are Larger-Than-Life

I remember being really pumped when I found out that they were remaking Godzilla. There hadn’t been a Godzilla film since the ill-conceived Godzilla 1985, which frankly was about as bad as the 80s King Kong remake. I’ve always been a big fan of the campy Godzilla films where costume monsters fight it out through … More Size Does Matter: Writing and Drawing to Scale When Your Subjects Are Larger-Than-Life