Notes & Essays
Dec 18, 2020
Notes & Essays
Friday Links - Dec 18, 2020
Friday Links is on hold. See the
20/ New Directions newsletter
for more information.
I recently finished reading
Classes from Catapult
An egame book
where you can do much more than just choose a path, but your actions have realistic and meaningful impact on the fictional, simulated world.
I really loved
this video about a man doing a marathon, but only a mile an hour
, then spending the rest of his time working and playing on different activites over a 24 hour period. The amount that he accomplishes in a day is amazing (also his stew and bread looked delicious).
I really liked
Seth’s blog post today
, which now looking at it in retrospect feels very suiting to the two other links I shared today.
Worldbuilders naming towns vs. People in real life naming towns
shortener for Creators and Affiliates. Yes, it supports Amazon, but also has
- a website that supports local businesses.
- having a web presence is important and this one-page site is a perfect start.
Drive and Listen
- Drive around a city and listen to the radio
Experience with Tools
I’ve noticed recently how we give students the tools to do the work, but we don’t spend enough time teaching them how to use it. It can’t be only a
Earlier this morning, I was trying to write a post on why I keep changing the look of this blog, but it became unruly. I had too many ideas and no
23/ Stretched thin and moving forward
The Rule of Threes, Conflict, and Starting Your Story
22/ Blogging is my Hobby
More than One Want
Why is this particular character on this journey?
Breaking the Website, Breaking the Book
You’ll get through it
My March Challenge
Becoming a Streamer
Make your story (and marketing) rhyme
What I want to do around here
The Continuum of Long Term
Listen for the music
21/ Tiny Notes
Notes on “The Calculus of Grit”
Log Jams and the Creativity Faucet
Thoughts on edits after the fact
New site, new changes
20/ New Directions