The Philosophy of Worldbuilding

I used to start with plots. Plots, I thought, were cool and fun and full of action or comedy. I have since abandoned this approach. My current modus operandi is to pick a piece of philosophy that I find intriguing…

Cleaning the Windows

Tolkien said that fantasy functions as a means for us to take notice of things we might have otherwise overlooked. He used the metaphor of cleaning our worldly windows, in order to recover our clear vision.

OMAM Updates

Things have been quiet at OMAM. There’s a reason for this, of course, and unfortunately, it’s not a good one.

Two New Stories for Halloween

We’ve got two new stories for you to enjoy free here on the OMAM site. Both of these tales involve spirits from the great beyond, which is terribly appropriate for this time of year.


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