Gender Roles and Women in Power: An Uncomfortable Fiction

One game designer’s fantasy setting plays with gender roles and has women, rather than men, in the position of dominant power in a society. Why the upset responses from some male readers? Some thoughts on the subject.

Women Warriors and Chest Size: Three Factors to Consider

It’s a fact: women fighters have breasts. Here are three things to consider when dealing with female anatomy in rpgs and fantasy settings.

Believable Worlds and Ursula Le Guin

I’m launching a teleclass about the fastest killer of believability in a fictional setting. Class also features an exclusive interview with Ursula Le Guin.

How to Create Dwarves, Their Race and Language

A reader asked for advice about creating original dwarves and language that is not Tolkien’s. Here are my thoughts on that (link to article).