Lucas J.W. Johnson
Lucas is a freelance writer and game designer from Vancouver, BC. He writes things. Sometimes, they're even good.
Here he blogs about writing, queer issues, geekery, music, and life.
Check out his transmedia development business at Silverstring Media.
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“Write what you know.” It’s a common enough writing mantra that it needs no introduction. It doesn’t, of course, mean that if you’re a university student writer who plays music, you should only write about university life, writing, and music. … Continue reading
“I want to cast… magic missile.” –The Dead Alewives If you had told me a year ago that I would start a blog, and then not write about Dungeons & Dragons — and in fact, hardly mention it — for … Continue reading
When I was a kid, I played with Lego a lot. I’d build the sets I owned with their instructions, and have them sit around for awhile. Then I’d smash them down and build my own thing — usually a … Continue reading
So I’ve spent quite a bit of time now planning my new novel, Shadow of Death. I came up with a basic plot, the romantic subplots, a few strong character arcs and another dozen background characters, and of course I’m … Continue reading
Well, today I finished the second draft of The Nexus. It was an interesting experience, editing 75,000 words of my own writing that I wrote four months ago or more. I’m not even sure what to say about it. Sometimes … Continue reading
Sometimes, I wonder how much of a hand I actually had in the creation of some of my characters. Let me tell you about Floerian Silverstring. It started with Dungeons & Dragons. I’ve played the game for 14 years. Over … Continue reading
Floerian Silverstring is a character I created about ten years ago, and his evolution since then has been such that I decided he deserved a place in my novel. The protagonist, Derek, meets him early on in Vancouver, and in … Continue reading