Tips For Lessening Anxiety When Gaming With Strangers: My Guest Post on

Danielle at The Angsty Nerd writes about social anxiety, mental health, and nerd culture. I caught up with her a few weeks ago, and she gave me a platform to write a piece I’d been thinking about for some time.

Critical Success: Tips For Lessening Anxiety When Gaming With Strangers

Give it a read. My hope is that it will help some people with managing their social anxiety and enjoy themselves.


illogicon 2017 and being back from Christmas break ^_^

Ahoy, mateys!

It feels good to post again after a few weeks of Christmas and New Years madness and fun.There will be a new Steal My Idea up this week and a Late To The Party review for Dark Souls 3.

If you’re going to be anywhere close to Durham/Raleigh, NC in January, COME TO ILLOGICON! It is January 13-15 at Embassy Suites Raleigh-Durham/Research Triangle. I’m in five panels:

  • Colorful Kaiju (Building giant monsters and why they’re awesome)
  • Get Back into Comics (How to get back into comics and some suggestions on new comics to read)
  • Princes and Paupers (The roll of class in fantasy stories)
  • Technology and Storytelling in Games (self-explanatory)
  • Gaming 201 (Tips on upping your game)

There are lots of other great panels as well as gaming, authors, and live filk music happening all weekend. It’s a fantastic con.

I hope to see you there! And here’s an adorable gif of a rhino:

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