The grocery stores have had their Easter candy on display for a few weeks now. Every year I check the candy section for the Sweetarts shaped like little chickens, ducks, and bunnies. Most places won’t carry them, but when found I grab a bag. At some point in the last 6-7 years or so they… Read More Not What You Remember
While working on the characters for a story you can’t just give a list of attributes like you would in, say, a DnD character sheet where each person is just a string of eye color, hair color, race, class, alignment, etc. But what does the brown eyed, green haired, half dwarf, chaotic neutral bard do… Read More Misprints News #50 – Future Hobbies.
So technically the “cyberpunk” story has what can be considered an ending, good enough to start fleshing out the chapters anyway. The bulk of this weeks writing went into finalizing the two main characters and creating three of the “gangs” our fellas are gonna be dealing with throughout the book. Now, these aren’t the huge… Read More Misprints News #49 : Creating Future Subcultures
This weekend our friends took us to Dave and Buster’s to eat lunch and test out the MCOC arcade game. We have been playing the mobile game for a few years now so we had to come check out the joystick version. The cabinet is set up like the Injustice fighter game, where you play… Read More Contest of Champions Arcade Game
So when you’re writing Historical fiction and you need to work out how much a pair of pants cost you can easily google a bunch of old newspaper ads that will gladly tell you. Writing a story set in the future requires working out a believable level of inflation for the price of things. You… Read More Misprints News #48 – How much do clothes cost in the Matrix?