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There’s a Party Going On…

... in Castle Grof! Except it's not exactly the sort of party most people would want to go to... Okay, let's back up a little and give you some background on this story. This installment of the story started out as an attempt at online tabletop roleplaying in a thread on the (now defunct) Authonomy… Continue reading There’s a Party Going On…

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Being paid with Exposure…

There's a skirmish raging in the publishing industry at the moment... no, I'm not talking about two of the Big Six going head to head over something, or Traditional Publishing attacking Self Publishing. I'm talking about writers waking up to a strange concept. Payment. When I started writing in the hope of making it a… Continue reading Being paid with Exposure…

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Melt beads, Steampunk and Bladed Fans…

I've spent most of the day today sorting through melt beads. These are the sort of bead that you put onto a spiky tray and then heat with a hot iron through greaseproof paper to glue them together; rather neatly utilising the thermal properties of the plastic they are created from. The reason I am… Continue reading Melt beads, Steampunk and Bladed Fans…