A two-part essay that explores the reach of seminal modern weird fiction writer H.P. Lovecraft and poses the question, did he have to die for his work to live on? Originally appeared on the geek culture site Unwinnable, and then reprinted in their first print publication Unwinnable: Year One.
The opportunity to write The Geek Baby Book came when an editor at Adams Media approached me with the idea, knowing that I had the geek cred to write something that was both authentic and entertaining.
A few months later, I had written this fantastic homage to geek culture. Making the concept uniquely my own by adding, among other things, charts for random name generation, a quiz, crafts, a
character sheet, and a fantasy map of a child’s firsts.