Tuesday, 19 July 2016

An Interview with P.S. Winn

Pamela Winn
Pamela Winn says “An Interview with P.S. Winn via @SSFFS_Project
www.shortstoryflashfictionsociety.com — Pam (P.S.) Winn cannot fall asleep without thoughts for a book going through her head. They invade her dreams and nightmares. She writes her books long hand, so you can always find her with a pen a…

Tough times, tough lady- meet Mahaut!

Anna Belfrage
Anna Belfrage says “A lady tough enough to thrive in her tough times. Mahaut d'Artois - murdering bitch or competent lady? ”
annabelfrage.wordpress.com — Those who regularly read my blog will know I have a fascination with strong historical characters – and especially women. I suppose this reflects on my belief that I am a strong woman – and would h…

How to Find and Query a Literary Agent, Part 2

Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson says “How to Find and Query a Literary Agent, Part 2: Part 2: How to Query an Agent If you’re an author who’s decid...”
www.indiesunlimited.com — Part 2: How to Query an Agent If you're an author who's decided to go trad instead of indie, you will first need to compile a list of likely agents to repres

Star Wars Battlefront Shows Off Death Star Expansion

Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson says “Gaming News > Star Wars Battlefront Shows Off Death Star Expansion: “May July the 16th be with you,” as Star...”
www.rockpapershotgun.com — "May July the 16th be with you," as Star Wars fans say. This weekend saw Trekkies from across the world gather in London to celebrate the Star Wars Summer

Gareth Edwards explains why shooting Rogue One is unlike any other Star Wars film

Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson says “Gareth Edwards explains why shooting Rogue One is unlike any other Star Wars film: Director Gareth Edwards is...”
www.blastr.com — Director Gareth Edwards is already taking on a monumental task with Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, trying to recapture the vibe of the original trilogy by telling a fresh story that runs up into the waning moments before A New Hope. So, to get it right, he did something no other Star Wars film has ever tried.

The art of description – better too little than too much! | indieBRAG

Anna Belfrage
Anna Belfrage says “The art of description – better too little than too much! Food for thought on @Indiebrag (and yummy recipe)”
www.bragmedallion.com — By Anna Belfrage  Whenever summer comes around, chances are I’ll be slouching in the shade reading a Lee Child novel. There is something very comforting about reading his books. Jack Reacher always survives, is always on the side of good, and the pace is fast and gripping. It is also a relief to read something …

Steve Deace on Twitter

Nathan Birr
Nathan Birr says “Which explains why I feel like I'm sampling Aunt Bethany's cat-food jello while they all say "It is goooo-ooood."”
twitter.com — “You get the sense #gopconvention is like the family reunion where everyone wants it over with and thinks the other guy is Cousin Eddie.”

Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality are the 4th Wave of Digital Technology - UploadVR

Jule Owen
Jule Owen says “Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality are the 4th Wave of Digital Technology”
uploadvr.com — Consumer computing platform changes aren’t straight lines, they’re waves. PC, internet and mobile were the first 3 waves, and each was faster, larger and more disruptive than the last. Now the fourth wave of virtual, augmented and mixed reality is bearing down on us, so let’s dive in. The water’s fine. Waves come in sets Growing up in the surf teaches you a thing or two about waves and how to read them. One of the things you learn is that waves are not solitary creatures, and they a…