Connect 2.0, and Other Worlds

Well, that took longer than expected! As you know, (since I know you follow this little blog religiously) I have been doing some editing.  I finished up Contact a few (ed. several) weeks ago.  So when that was done I turned my sites on Connect.  Same process.  I used the Hemingway App which helps to focus on …

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Contact version 2.0

If you follow me on Twitter you may have noticed that I have doing some edits... On day 3 of edits. #Somuchred And Yellow, Purple and blue. #amwriting — Rich Jones (@IM_RichJones) February 10, 2016 Day 4 of Edits. The red is abating. Am able to sleep, but still the dreams come! #amwriting — Rich …

On the Sins of a World Builder or ‘Why do those Bunnies have Chain-Guns?”

Over on iO9 there is an interesting little post by Charlie Jane Anders entitled  "7 Deadly Sins of Worldbuilding" In short the 'Sins' cover a variety of mistakes a Creator can make when framing out the World of their narrative.  They cover things from 1) Not thinking about basic infrastructure (plumbing, food, waste management, etc.) to 7) …

It’s not you…

I have been doing some re design on the site and used a new theme. Okay so in reality, I just found a new theme.  Really very minimal work on my part.  I was barely even involved. So what do you think?

On Being First

First place. First prize. "First!" posted in the first comment of any comment section of the interwebs. When is being first, not a good thing? "Contact" got some great reviews.  Even from people who don't owe me money, or that I have duct tapped to a chair in a old well.  ('It puts the review …