Tag Archive | technology

Hair of the Dog Part 2 (Or Gift Ideas for Realmies Suffering Withdrawals)

Hair of the Dog Part 2 (Or Gift Ideas for Realmies Suffering Withdrawals)

We’re not even halfway to Realm Makers 2017 but we are approaching the Christmas season, so what better way to help Realmies with withdrawals and provide gift ideas? So there’s that saying the cure for a hangover is the hair of the dog that bit you. Realm Makers is the dog and there’s a lot of […]

World Building—Creating a Culture (Part 6: Time and Technology)

World Building—Creating a Culture (Part 6: Time and Technology)

I’m wrapping up my series on world building with something that in some ways goes without saying, but is still something that it’s good to be mindful of: the time period in which your story takes place and the technology that is available at that time. If you’re just joining me, come check out Part […]

Draft 4, Week One: Independent Characters and Clear Technology

Draft 4, Week One: Independent Characters and Clear Technology

I’m so excited about the various ways my writing is taking off lately. In order to keep this focused on one of those areas, I’ll say I’ve got another post about how my latest story made me cry, which is a first. That was the story I wrote for the Kingdom of Nothing Anthology I […]

Helping the Tech-Challenged (and why teens rock)

I spoke at a local writers meeting a few nights ago about “Online Marketing and Promotion.” It was really more about giving yourself an online presence, and I discussed things like blogging and social networking. To say the least, I was met by quite a few blank stares. You see, I’m 41 and most of […]

We are not smarter than our ancestors…

I love me some nerd TV.  You know… History Channel, Discovery Channel, ect.  I’ll watch most of the shows they offer, except for those few like Monster Quest that put out a lot of theory and hype but give you ZERO resolution at the end.  Those are most un-fulfilling.  But the others I like, even […]

New Author Series: System City

Yes!  I have NOT forgotten about the New Author Feature Series!  It’s back and I have several left to do!  For those of you who are curious, last week marked the beginning of my second semester in grad school.  Add to that all the work I’ve put in getting The New Authors Fellowship blog up […]