This is the personal website and blog of Gareth-Michael Skarka: Writer, Game Designer, Publisher, Consultant and Adjunct Instructor for Game Design at the Kansas City Art Institute.

Insurgent Creative: one who makes a creative living direct to their audience as a small business, without going through the traditional gatekeeper corporations. Be small, think big, move fast.


That’s been my life since 2003 or so. It’s working out so far.


  • Gareth M. SkarkaToday has not been my best day. Not enough sleep, & too many bumps in the road. Tomorrow will be better.,
  • Gareth M. SkarkaA history of the Fedora that completely omits Indiana Jones, & his obvious influence on geek fedora-bro sealions? ,
  • Gareth M. SkarkaAnother model for game writing, other than per-word? & ask the question. Worth pondering. ,

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