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
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?
I had to take an entry level BCIS class at TJC back in 2003. Each school I went to required a basic “how to use computers” course to ensure you knew how to type a business letter in Microsoft Word. These machines were rocking windows 95 and some manner of Office using keyboards so tactile… Read More Misprints News #47 – Trying to write in the future is hard.
Getting The Widow of Redbriar out to the world took a little longer than I’d hoped it would. After a setback with the internal print files of the paperback version, things are now shipping out smoothly. The holidays are over for the most part and things are back to normal around the house which means… Read More Misprints News #46 – A Cyberpunk Story