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Motivation

I’ve been feeling a lack of motivation lately. I think I have hopefully sorted out what was happenings. I had created a gantt chart for all the work I need to be doing, what I need to get done to get the things I’m working on published. This laid things out through 2020 with a novel, two novellas, and an anthology every year, plus record and produce audiobook versions of all of them. Plus the podcast every week. This might…
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Local Robots

What robots have you interacted with recently? Ever? What are your local robots? I’ve been talking to people and looking at robots a lot lately, when most people talk about robots they talk about they are thinking of Asimo.   Your local robots might include Vending machines Roombas Drink vending Car washes ATMs Redbox Self-checkout Which did I forget? It really seems like once we get used to a robot we call it something else and just assume it is…
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600 Second Saga now on Google Play

Listen on Google Play! 600 Second Saga is now available on Google Play. Google says: Starting today, podcasts on Google Play Music in the US and Canada will begin rolling out on Android and be available on the web. The rollout on Android devices will be gradual, so users may not see podcast content on the Google Play Music app immediately. Please listen on Google Play or any of the other places you find podcasts. I wrote about how to…
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S1.4 Beyond the Boundaries

Beyond the Boundaries by T Que Her upcoming short stories include “Back in the Day” and “Where We Are Now”. T Que is a short story author and aspiring novelist. She is also  a graduate of York University’s  Glendon College Political Science program. Beyond the Boundaries is her first foray into the fantasy genre which has expanded her range of writing. When T Que is not writing she is actively enjoying cultural cuisines within Toronto. Music is provided by MADS….
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Creative AIs

I’ve been thinking about the new wave of creative AIs. When will AI be able to take over many of the jobs? It is coming, the question is when. How long until AIs go from iterating (which is primarily what they are doing now) to revolutionizing? That is the real trick with art and creativity in all things. Not just thinking about how to build a better mousetrap, but how to build a house that is mouse proof. Part of…
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Resources

When I go looking for information I find I often go back to the same resources. Yes, I mostly start with Wikipedia and Google. But if those aren’t finding me what I want I have a few other places I regularly loop through. Cracked – personal experience column I know it is a humor site but it is surprisingly good, especially the personal experience. Depending on what you are looking for it can be a good place to go. There…
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Which Words

Writers and words go together because…duh? But which words? Call me…a miniaturist? Maybe? Mental Floss has a list of 14 old fashioned things to call writers. Someone who writes short pieces of fiction. Yup! (Writrix is also good but mostly because it sounds like someone who stabs someone with old fashioned quills.) Which Words? Swear Words How many swear words could you come up with? 400 or more? Mostly we use 10. No, swearing doesn’t mean you have a limited…
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Podcast Recommendations

Yesterday I posted about how to listen to podcasts, today I’m going to share some of my podcast recommendations. This is only a slim selection of what I listen to, but they are some of my absolute favorites. Podcast Recommendations Literary Far Fetched Fables – 1 hour or so fantasy stories, usually more than one per episode 600 Second Saga – 10-minute science fiction and fantasy delivered weekly (I promise!) Writing I Should be Writing – Interviews, thoughts, suggestions, support…
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How to Listen to Podcasts

Don’t know how to listen to podcasts? I’m here to help! Just make it easy! iPhone Android What are podcasts? Basically a radio program on the computer. Or like going to the library and picking a series, and then the rest of them are already checked out when are ready for the next one. If you can think of it, if it is your hobby, something you like, there is a podcast about it. It is the internet, it exists….
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