Unearthed stories

Elusive Pathways in Unearthed Stories

Elusive Pathways in Unearthed Stories

Why write? Why fantasy or sci-fi at all? To me, at least, the gist is speculative fiction which was defined as “an encompassing genre that freely explores possibility and impossibility alike”1. That definition captures what writing means …

The World of Dely'rae

The World of Dely'rae

Dely’rae is the world where (so far) three of my interactive stories are set–Drifting Tavern (which follows an apprentice trying to avoid cleaning duty), Potions Shoppe (where you play as a centuries-old Potionmaker), and Herald (in which …

The Artwork of Herald

The Artwork of Herald

One of the things that I enjoy about fancy editions of books is the artwork–and when I was bouncing ideas for Unearthed Stories with the dev, we decided that artwork was a great idea. It contributes to that feel of special editions, letting …

Choosing Names Isn't Easy - Discussing Mien's Names

Choosing Names Isn't Easy - Discussing Mien's Names

In fantasy or sci-fi writing, names are powerful. They impact how the readers imagine a character, a fictional country, their culture, clothes, and everything around it. As readers, we pull on from anything familiar to ‘fill in the gaps’ …