History That Never Was

Home of Dawn Vogel: Writer, Historian, Geek

Historical Fact and Historical Fiction

| November 5, 2018

Today, I’ll be returning home from an annual gaming convention. By some luck of the draw and my interests, I wound up playing in three quasi-historical games this year. Two of the three were alternate history games, one with a fairly close correlation to the Wild West, but with a heavy splash of horror, and […]

Rustycon Appearance!

| January 4, 2018

Rustycon is a small local convention now in its thirty-fifth year. It’s the weekend of January 12-14, but they’ll be shifting to October dates later this year. But for this one, I’ll be speaking on a number of panels about gaming, writing, and editing! Here’s my schedule of panels: Fri Jan 12 5:00:pm – GMing […]

October 2016 recap

| November 8, 2016

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 22 Acceptances received: 1 Rejections received: 8 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 9 New Submissions: 0 Stories out at the end of the month: 22 My recap this month has been delayed because we’ve just returned from our usual long November weekend of gaming and hanging out with friends […]

Other writing

| May 6, 2014

It occurred to me last night that while I’m not writing a lot of stories lately, I’ve been doing some other writing that might be of interest to some of my readers. The first is that I’ve been playing and running games on Storium. This is the first time I’ve done much with an online […]