Monthly Archives: October 2013

Writing Exercise (a changeup)

I am currently out of ideas for characters and items to write about. I gave myself the weekend, and I am still drawing a blank with this exercise. Instead of trying to force the issue, or worse, ignore it altogether, … Continue reading

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Writing Exercise

Characters: Even heroes look forward to the weekend. She batted her eyelashes and tossed her handkerchief to the ground; I was in love. I ain’t ever seen a cowboy wear a pink hat before. His blinding speed, and precision strikes … Continue reading

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Dresden RPG

Today I got to play the Dresden Files RPG for the first time today. The system is really interesting in that it emphasizes narrative over mechanics. The same people who made this game also made the Fate Core RPG system. … Continue reading

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Pixar’s 22 rules of storytelling

Good stuff – Pixar’s 22 rules of storytelling.

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Writing Exercise

Characters: The gambler tilted his hat, and gave a wry smile just before he rolled the dice. The tribesmen were a primitive people, but I have never seen anyone learn our technology as fast as them, even when compared to … Continue reading

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Rosetta Code

I stumbled upon this site not too long ago. Not since stack overflow have I seen such a comprehensive site for programmers. I present you Rosetta Code.

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Writing Exercise

I came across this post not too long ago talking about a writing exercise: http://ryanmdanks.com/?p=468 Instead of 10 sentences for characters, and 10 sentences for items, I am going to scale it back to 5 sentences each. I may forego … Continue reading

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