Publications

Monica Valentinelli’s publications are listed in reverse chronological order and separated by type: fiction, nonfiction, and games.

Fiction

Short Stories and Flash Fiction

Original Work

    “Mythica D’Argent: Treatise Pertaining to the Mysterious of Silver”, The Dagon Collection, 2024, PS Publishing
    “From an Honest Sister, to a Neglected Daughter”, Sisterhood: Dark Tales and Secret Mysteries, 2021, Chaosium Publishing
    “My Name is Cybernetic Model XR389F, and I am Beautiful”, 2018, Uncanny Magazine
    “Furies (Three of a Kind)”, GODS, MEMES, AND MONSTERS, 2015, Stone Skin Press
    “The Button”, WE ARE DUST, stories inspired by Our Last Best Hope RPG, 2012, Magpie Games
    “Bored to Fu”, THE LION AND THE AARDVARK, 2012, Stone Skin Press
    “Fangs and Formaldehyde”, NEW HERO Volume 1, 2012, an anthology from Stone Skin Press
    “The Dig”, Issue 19 November 2012, Lovecraft eZine
    “Tomorrow’s Precious Lambs”, EXTREME ZOMBIES, 2012, Prime Books (Reprint)
    “Tailfeather”, APEXOLOGY: Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2011, Apex Publications
    “Tomorrow’s Precious Lambs”, 2011, THE ZOMBIE FEED, VOL. 1, The Zombie Feed, an Apex Publications imprint
    “The Message”, 2011, Bewildering Stories
    “The Saint, the Pickpocket and the Manticore”, December 2010, Pill Hill Press.
    “Miskatonic University Scientist Reveals the Old Ones are Responsible for Global Warming”, April 2010, Innsmouth Free Press
    THE QUEEN OF CROWS e-book, 2010, FR Press.
    “Prey”, February 2008, Pseudopod.org

Media/Tie-In

    “Revenge of the Deceiver,” Pathfinder, 2021, Pathfinder Infinite
    “Feasting on Twilight after Dark”, DEATH IS NOT THE END, a Geist 2nd Edition anthology, 2020, Onyx Path Publishing/Paradox Interactive
    “Scritch, Scratch”, HAUNTING SHADOWS, a Wraith the Oblivion 20th Anniversary Edition anthology, 2020, Onyx Path Publishing/Paradox Interactive
    “Arrows, Blood, and a Long Overdue Cat Nap”, TALES OF EXCELLENT CATS, Monarchies of Mau, 2019, Onyx Path Publishing/Pugsteady
    “Only the Strongest has the Heart of a Wizened Queen”, Proving Grounds card game, 2019, Renegade Games
    “Redder Than Red”, ENDLESS AGES for Vampire: The Masquerade, 2016, Onyx Path Publishing/White Wolf Entertainment AB
    “Suffering of the Unchosen”, TALES OF THE DARK ERAS, 2016, Onyx Path Publishing/White Wolf Entertainment AB
    “My Enemy, Mi Amici”, DRAWING DESTINY: A Sixth World Tarot Anthology, 2016, Catalyst Game Labs
    Interstitial In-Character Prose, MORTAL REMAINS for Hunter: the Vigil, 2014, Onyx Path Publishing/CCP
    “Don’t Ignore Your Dead”, DON’T READ THIS BOOK, a Don’t Rest Your Head RPG anthology, 2012, Evil Hat Productions
    “Pie”, BURIED TALES OF PINEBOX, TEXAS, Pinebox Adventures for Savage Worlds, June 2009, 12 to Midnight, Inc.
    “Promises, Promises”, WHITE WOLF QUARTERLY, for Promethean, Spring 2007, White Wolf Publishing

Novels & Novellas

Media Tie-In

    REDWING’S GAMBIT for the Bulldogs! RPG, Novella, 2012, Galileo Games
    “Twin Designs” novella, TALES OF THE SEVEN DOGS for Aletheia the RPG, 2008, Abstract Nova Press

Poetry

    into shadow: a poetic exploration of personal fears, 2023, BooksOfM

Comics

    “Last Man Zombie Standing,” Unfashioned Creatures, A Frankenstein Anthology, Summer 2013, Red Stylo Media

Editor

    THE CAINITE CONSPIRACIES, Vampire: The Masquerade Dark Ages 20th Anniversary Edition, 2016, Onyx Path Publishing/White Wolf Entertainment AB
    UPSIDE DOWN: Inverted Tropes in Storytelling, 2016, Apex Publications
    SLICES OF FATE: the Collected Works of Eddy Webb, 2011, FR Press
    HAUNTED: 11 Tales of Ghostly Horror, 2011, FR Press


Nonfiction

Over the course of several years, Monica has written hundreds of articles, essays, and blog posts on subjects ranging from worldbuilding in fiction to contemporary topics in publishing. These works have been published in a variety of formats including online, digital, and print. A selection of essays, articles, and reference books follows.

    “What Underlies our Conversations about Witches”, 2023, Apex Magazine
    “Five Fascinating Magical Beings from the Original Charmed” TV Show, 2020, Tor.com
    YOUR BEST GAME EVER!, 2019, Monte Cook Games
    “Evaluating Narrative Arcs in Games”, Parts 1 & 2, SFWA Bulletin, 2018-2019
    FIREFLY ENCYCLOPEDIA, 2018, Titan Publishing
    Alien Language Prompt, WONDERBOOK (Revised and Expanded): The Illustrated Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction by Jeff VanderMeer, 2018, Harry N. Abrams (Contributor)
    “This Is Not Another Why Representation Is Important Essay”, HATH NO FURY, 2018, Ragnarok Publishing
    “Planning Your Campaign in Four Stages”, KOBOLD GUIDE TO GAMEMASTERING, 2017, Kobold Press
    THE GORRAMN SHINIEST LANGUAGE GUIDE AND PHRASEBOOK IN THE ‘VERSE, 2016, Titan Publishing
    “We Have Always Been Here, Motherfucker”, UNCANNY MAGAZINE, 2016
    “The Seven Levels of a Role-Playing Group” and Fruits of the Forest Recipe, DINNER AND DIE, 2015, Carolina Gaming Tables
    “The Case of the Mysterious Splatter,” FOR EXPOSURE: The Life and Times of a Small Press Publisher, 2015, Apex Book Company
    “Building Worlds by the Seat of your Pants,” UNFRAMED: The Art of Improvisation for Game Masters, 2014, Engine Publishing


Games

The following is a list of published games and supplements Monica has worked on either as a writer, editor, or developer. Please note that titles have been listed in reverse chronological order by type of game or supplement.

Interactive Fiction (or LitRPG) Games

    The Case of the Shrinking Circus Animals, TBD, Wonder Stories (as Mia Serrano)
    Sea of Legends board game, 2021, Guildhall Studios
    The Case of the Multiplying Bunnies, 2020, Wonder Stories (as Mia Serrano)
    The Case of the Popped Balloons, 2020, Wonder Stories (as Mia Serrano)
    UNDERWATER MEMORIES (with music), 2020, Sub-Q Magazine
    Gangrel Storyline, 2011, PATHS OF STORYTELLING for Vampire: the Masquerade, White Wolf Publishing

Card Games

    PROVING GROUNDS, 2019, Renegade Games (Setting and Novelette)

Miniature Games

    WAR ECHOES, 2012, Battle Bunker Games

Core Rulebooks

    PINCHING TARTS, 2024, BooksOfM
    LEVEL ONE, Volume 3, “One Night in Bain House,” 2022, 9th Level Games
    ONE NIGHT IN THE CATACOMBS, 2022, BooksOfM
    HUNTER THE VIGIL SECOND EDITION, Chronicles of Darkness, 2022, Onyx Path Publishing/Paradox Interactive (Developer)
    UNKNOWN ARMIES 3rd Edition Books 1, 2, & 3, 2017, Atlas Games
    Robert E. Howard’s CONAN RPG, 2016, Modiphius Games
    FIREFLY RPG COREBOOK, 2014, Margaret Weis Productions (Developer/Lead Writer)
    EXQUISITE REPLICAS, August 2008, Abstract Nova Entertainment
    ALETHEIA, 2007, Abstract Nova Entertainment
    NOUMENON, 2006, Abstract Nova Entertainment
    NINJA BURGER 2nd Edition, 2006, aethereal Forge (Editor)

Supplements and Game Aids

    GUARD CARDS, Pinching Tarts, 2024, BooksOfM
    CREATURE SHEETS, Pinching Tarts, 2024, BooksOfM
    LEGIONS OF CARCOSA, The Yellow King, 2023, Pelgrane Press
    NOBLES: THE GOLDEN MANDATE, Brandon Sanderson’s Mistborn RPG, 2023, Crafty Games
    WORLD OF DARKNESS GHOST HUNTERS, 2021, Onyx Path Publishing/Paradox Interactive
    DARK ERAS 2, Chronicles of Darkness, 2020, Onyx Path Publishing/Paradox Interactive (Lead Developer)
    CONTAGION CHRONICLE, Chronicles of Darkness, 2020, Onyx Path Publishing/Paradox Interactive
    BECKETT’S JYHAD DIARY, Vampire the Masquerade 20th Anniversary Edition, 2018, Onyx Path Publishing/White Wolf Entertainment AB
    DARK ERAS Companion, Geist the Sin Eaters “Foreboding Lands”, 2017, Onyx Path Publishing/White Wolf Entertainment AB
    COURT OF SHADOWS, 2016, Catalyst Game Labs (Setting Creator & Writer)
    GHOULS & REVENANTS, Vampire the Masquerade 20th Anniversary Edition, 2016, Onyx Path Publishing/White Wolf Entertainment AB
    DARK ERAS, Hunter the Vigil “Doubting Souls”, 2016, Onyx Path Publishing/White Wolf Entertainment AB
    CODEX INFERNUS, 2016, Gun Metal Games
    SKAA TIN AND ASH, Brandon Sanderson’s Mistborn RPG supplement, 2015, Crafty Games
    SMUGGLER’S GUIDE TO THE RIM, Firefly RPG Supplement, 2015, Margaret Weis Productions (Developer)
    DREAD NAMES: RED LIST, Vampire the Masquerade 20th Anniversary Edition, 2015, Onyx Path Publishing /White Wolf Entertainment
    THINGS DON’T GO SMOOTH, Firefly RPG, 2014, Margaret Weis Productions (Developer)
    MORTAL REMAINS, Hunter the Vigil, 2014, Onyx Path Publishing/ CCP
    RIMWARD, Eclipse Phase RPG, 2012, Posthuman Studios
    STRANGE, DEAD LOVE, Vampire the Requiem, 2011, White Wolf Publishing
    Warrior-Priest Class Book, Cursed Empire, 2006, Spartans Unleashed
    WORLDS OF THE DEAD, All Flesh Must Be Eaten, 2006, Eden Studios

Campaign Books and Adventures

    TBD, Pacific Rim, Evil Genius Games
    TALES OF THE RED, Cyberpunk RED, 2022, R Talsorian Games
    DEAD MAN’S RUST, Scarred Lands 5th Edition, 2022, Onyx Path Publishing
    EYES OF SPIRAGOS, a Scarred Lands 5th Edition adventure, 2021, Slarecian Vault
    KARMIC TIES AND FIFTH WHEELS, Unknown Armies Third Edition, 2018, Atlas Games
    TREACHERY IS THE DEEPEST CUT, Prince Valiant RPG Episode, 2018, Nocturnal Media
    RING OF SPIRAGOS, a Scarred Lands adventure for 5th Edition and Pathfinder, 2018, Nocturnal Media/Onyx Path Publishing AB (Developer)
    DAGGER OF SPIRAGOS, a Scarred Lands adventure for 5th Edition and Pathfinder, 2017, Nocturnal Media/Onyx Path Publishing (Developer)
    ONE SCENE WONDER: SEARCH AND RESCUE, Torg Eternity Delphi Missions, 2017, Ulisses Spiele
    OVER THE EDGE, Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition, 2017, Wizards of the Coast
    IN VOLO’S WAKE, Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition, 2016, Wizards of the Coast
    BATTLE FOR THE UNDERCITY for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition, 2016, DMsguild.com (Self)
    GHOSTS IN THE BLACK, Firefly RPG Supplement, 2015, Margaret Weis Productions
    ECHOES OF WAR: THRILLIN’ HEROICS, Firefly RPG supplement, 2014, Margaret Weis Productions (Developer)
    BUCKING THE TIGER, Firefly RPG Episode, 2014, Margaret Weis Productions (Developer)
    FREEDOM FLYER, Firefly RPG Episode, 2013, Margaret Weis Productions (Developer)
    FRIENDS IN LOW PLACES, Firefly RPG Episode, 2013, Margaret Weis Productions (Developer/Writer)
    SHOOTING FISH, Firefly RPG Episode, 2013, Margaret Weis Productions (Developer)
    WEDDING PLANNERS CORTEX PLUS, Firefly RPG Episode, 2013, Margaret Weis Productions (Developer)
    WEDDING PLANNERS CORTEX CLASSIC, Firefly RPG, 2013, Margaret Weis Productions (Developer)
    FALLING SCALES PART II, 2012, White Wolf Publishing
    SCENES OF THE EMBRACE, Vampire the Requiem, 2011, White Wolf Publishing
    THE DEVIL’S NIGHT: Storytelling Adventure System (SAS) One Scene, October 2009, White Wolf Publishing

Playtests & Beta Releases

    RUSTED VEINS, Vampire the Masquerade 5th Edition Playtest, 2017, White Wolf Entertainment AB (Consultant)
    GAMING IN THE ‘VERSE: GenCon 2013 Exclusive, Firefly RPG Preview, 2013, Margaret Weis Productions (Developer/Lead Writer)

Jumpstarts & Characters

    UNLIKELY COMPANIONS, Pathfinder First Edition, 2021, Pathfinder Infinite
    A HAPPY GNOME for ExtraLife Charity, Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition, 2019, DM’s Guild
    LEGACY OF LIES, Vampire the Masquerade Dark Ages 20th Anniversary Edition, 2017, Onyx Path Publishing/White Wolf Entertainment AB (Developer)
    WORLD OF DARKNESS: GOTHIC ICONS, 2015, Onyx Path Publishing/ CCP
    CROSSROADS DRIFTERS, Geist Ready Made Characters, 2014, Onyx Path/ CCP
    SERENITY CREW, Firefly RPG Characters, 2013, Margaret Weis Productions
    SCION: EXTRAS (Supplemental Yet Can Be Useful On Occasional Scions), 2013, Onyx Path/White Wolf Publishing
    INSTANT ANTAGONIST: THE CREEPY COTTONTAIL, 2011, FR Press
    OBSIDIAN: the Age of Judgment LARP Quickstart, 2004, Twilight Games (Editor)



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