A Small Escape

Various authors have advised me not to give away my work for free and their reasoning is threefold: Giving away one’s work for free cheapens the end product in a world where it’s hard to convince people to spend as much on a book as they might on coffee. If a piece is worth releasing,…

The 25th Annual National Gingerbread House Competition

Last week I skipped the Tabletop Letters post. I had family in town and didn’t manage to play any games before (or since). I don’t think they’re game people! We did, however, go to the 25th annual National Gingerbread House Competition at the Omni Grove Park Inn.

Solitaire: Games You Can’t Win

No. This post isn’t about a tabletop game. It’s about loneliness. There’s a quote by Dr. Seuss in Oh, The Places You’ll Go! that inspired this. I’ve been reading it a lot to my daughter lately. I’m afraid that sometimes you’ll play lonely games too. Games you can’t win ’cause you’ll play against you. Winning…