In 2021, I found Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Reading Order Guide 3.0* and realized I’d read only 17 of the 40+ Discworld books. My science advisor (husband) was looking for something to read, so I suggested Terry Pratchett’s Discworld books. Some of these books have descriptions of magical time and space dilation (perhaps even quantum […]
Is Interactive Fiction (IF) a game or a new literary form? In my opinion, it can be either or both. I decided to re-evaluate whether I should write IF. Again, I ended up in a three-way tug-of-war between my inner reader, inner writer, and what I call my inner geek. Any opinions?Illuminating (0)Interesting (1)Useful (1)Ho-Hum (0)
I have finally managed to get a Kindle version of Peacekeeper onto Amazon, for sale only outside the US, Canada, and their territories. Can I do that while my publisher is selling an e-book version? Yes, I can, as long as I can specify my eBook version isn’t sold inside the US or Canada (and […]
A free movie night and a workshop will be presented this weekend by the Pikes Peak Writers. Author Stephen Graham Jones will discuss increasing the intensity and impact of your fiction. All proceeds of the workshop will benefit survivors of the Black Forest Fire.
Better speech recognition is nice… We’ll later look at the challenges of dictating SF and Fantasy. But if I’d wanted to create my digital art or 450-plus-page novels on a phone, then I wouldn’t have bought an iMac with a beautiful 27 inches of screen real estate, 8 gigabytes of memory, and all driven by […]
This Friday night, Sept 7th at 7:30 p.m., the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers (RMFW) are having a book sale and signing that will be open to the public. A multitude of RMFW authors (usually defined as 30-plus authors, most of whom are on this list) will be in Ballroom B of the Renaissance Denver Hotel […]