Tag Archives: technology

Through the Fog and Storm and Crackling Speakers!

I’m actually writing this on Wednesday because I’m tired and might not be on the laptop, so much as my phone.  Today, I finished the final editing run on Legends of Windemere: Warlord of the Forgotten Age.  Although, I’m considering switching … Continue reading

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Nyder Fortune the Loyal Assistant

One character that doesn’t get a lot of attention on the blog is Nyder Fortune.  He’s an agent of Baron Kernaghan, but he isn’t the type to go into the field.  He isn’t a warrior like General Vile, a caster … Continue reading

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The Lifting Lab: Airships to Order

Welcome to . . . what do you mean this is unprecedented?  Look, I’m really busy here since airships are a new technology.  Half of what we make even lasts a month before crashing, bursting into flames, or not working. … Continue reading

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Dabbling with Science Fiction?

C.S. Boyack asked the following: “You’ve made a big splash in fantasy, and danced around with paranormal. Are you going to take on science fiction any time soon? You’ve talked about super heroes, but I believe they had ties to … Continue reading

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Top of 2016 #3: 7 Ways to Put a Robot in Your Fantasy Story

(Apparently, the 7 Lists stole the show last year.  Original is HERE.) It isn’t easy putting tech into a fantasy setting.  Yet it can be done!  Sometimes even correctly.  Here are 7 methods that might or might not work.  Though … Continue reading

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7 Technology Tips for Author: Not Responsible for Sparks, Smoke, or Flames

We’ve already established that authors and technology can have a love/hate/loathe relationship.  As nice as we are to our machines, we work them hard and they can turn on us in an instant.  *cautiously eyes the printer*  Are there some … Continue reading

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Authors and Technology: A Match Made in . . . File Not Found

Technology . . . Love or hate it, we have to use it.  I’m not talking about social media only here, but the hardware that we utilize as authors.  We have laptops, desktops, iPads, smartphones, typewriters, Macs, and various apps. … Continue reading

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