Tag Archives: technology

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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7 Ways to Put a Robot in Your Fantasy Story

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 looking at the ‘humor’ tag on this post, it’s probably a lot … Continue reading

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Robots in a Fantasy Setting?

When creating a world of magic, most people go the traditional route with medieval Europe level of technology.  Though accidents happen when you add a little plumbing or some more advanced items.  One may even go further with having magic-based technology … Continue reading

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