In games these days open worlds are very popular. And something that often comes up is the idea that an open world feels “alive”, and while a world can look very nice and realistic, actual realness is achieved via the denizens of said world, the NPCs, acting “alive”. A big example of this is the … More A Living Virtual World
Deadlines are scary. I mean, they aren’t just an ending (which is scary enough on its own) they also have quite a provocative name. Dead line, it’s got dead right in there, and I have nothing against lines, paired with a more positive words they sound lovely. Like a puppy line for instance, that sounds … More Deadlines are important… and also scary
Happy New Year (nineteen days after New Year isn’t too late to say that is it? Yeah it probably is) well happy New Year anyway, anyone who reads this post deserves it I’m sure. My first published work is out! I have self-published a novella called An Android’s Smile. It’s a Sci-Fi about a butler … More My Novella and Endings
The Sci-fi novella I was editing has now been sent off for proof reading. So hopefully I will be getting it up for ebook purchase soon. Now, on to the title topic of this post. I’m sure many of you are aware of the idea of point of view. But for those of you who … More Books vs Games: First-Person Perspective and Novella Update
The last time I wrote on here about what I was in the process of writing, I talked about Encroaching Mists. Unfortunately that short story really didn’t end up gelling with me. But In the time between then and now I have written a short Sci-fi story that is called An Androids Smile. It is … More In the Editing Process!
I recently attended Fantasycon, which is a fantasy conference… or convention, I’m not entirely sure which. Well whatever it was I attended it and went to a bundle of very interesting panels on things such as fighting, war and one particularly interesting panel on the social infrastructure of a fantasy world and what elements you … More World Building and Its Dangers & Thoughts on Bestsellers
You may be wondering why on my author blog I am writing about comics? Well prepared to have your question answered and more. You see I’m also working on a comic book, It’s more of a backburner project I work on it a little here and a little there. The comic is a sci-fi fantasy … More Comics! reading and writing.