As I hope you all know by now, I recently joined a new community of writers trying to get their books published: Inkshares. I jumped into a contest for the Nerdist for books about video games and found myself in a strange new land surrounded by strange new customs. Every heroine needs a guide as she begins her journey and Evan Graham was my guide. He introduced me to this strange land and the powerful community could be made there. About Tantalus Depths But this post isn’t about me or my book, it’s about Evan and his amazing novel, Tantalus Depths. This novel tells the storyRead More →


Greetings, Everyone, It’s time for a campaign update! So much has happened with my Inkshares book campaign for Mothering: The Game and the Nerdist contest. We are rapidly reaching the end of the contest run on July 15th at Noon Pacific Time. If you’ve been waiting to place your pre-order, now is the time! The contest is based on unique readers and, as of this pos,t I am in sixth place and about half way to the light publishing goal for the book. It is so exciting to have readers interested in the book and it’s been great motivation to get on with the writing! I’veRead More →


Many of you may have seen on my Twitter account how I launched an Inkshares campaign last week. Inkshares is a crowdfunding platform like Kickstarter or Indiegogo, but just for books and book publication. You have a concept and some writing done on a book, you can put that concept up and share some of your writing as you work on it. You work toward a specific goal of copies of books sold and the number of books determined decides what kind of publishing contract you will get. I’ll be honest; I had not heard of Inkshares before they did a competition last month with Geek andRead More →

Generally, I try not to think about episodes in terms of favorites but I have to confess that our guest this week has already become a favorite. Nika Harper joins us from the Geek & Sundry vlog channel. Her new show, Story Mode, combines game play and story telling – two of the things we love the most about gaming here at Game on Girl! We talk about creative inspiration, game & geek culture, and a host of other fabulous topics. We WRaP about our latest geeky passions this week, talking about what we are Watching, Reading, and Playing. What are your latest geeky interests? Passions? Obsessions? Check itRead More →