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Returning to Writing

It’s been about two years since I last updated my blog. The domain expired, the dust had settled, and PhoenixDown became a silent graveyard housing old dreams. For a long time, I believed a return would never happen. Something deep and unsettling happens when you get burned out from something you once adored, and for…

Here’s An April Fools’ Day Rant Which May Make No Sense…

  I always try to prepare myself for April 1st shenanigans: Don’t believe the whole Firefly/Netflix charade, or any Xena movie announcements, or any over-hyped celebrity deaths. I always so focused on preparing myself for the “big” pranks that I tend to completely disregard everything else in life. All of the small things that can…

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The Connection Between Video Games and Lucid Dreams

  Do video games influence the way people perceive and experience dreams? Lucid dreaming occurs when the person sleeping is aware that they are currently dreaming. As someone who often feels in control of dreams, I would agree that perhaps the alternative realities video games present could influence the way I dream. Jayne Gackenbach, a…

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Follow me on IGN!

When I transformed my personal blog full of depressing poetry into PhoenixDown (something much more awesome), I knew that I wanted to turn my love of writing into a career. While my main dream is to start my own business, I’ve always wanted to write for IGN, and it feels like that dream is just…