Monthly Archives: October 2012

The comment-fiction challenge post-mortem

Almost a month ago I started the Readmill comment-fiction challenge. The idea was to add a secondary layer of back-stories to Knights and Necromancers 1 as comments in Readmill. I explained the idea in more detail in my original blog … Continue reading

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Fantasy, Collapse, and a sense of history

A few incoherent random thoughts on fantasy and progress. One of the things that fascinated me as an adolescent reading Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings was its sense of history. The writing’s crap. It reads as if it were written … Continue reading

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Two questions on putting books on the web

I’ve put together a web version of Knights and Necromancers 1: Days of wild obedience. You can have a look at it here. Read the entire thing online. I decided to keep it simple, no javascript, just focus on making … Continue reading

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Perceptions of society

Descriptions of a society is like the proverbial blind men describing an elephant; a partial insight is indistinguishable from a lie. Iceland just had a referendum on its constitution. Over two-thirds approved and, moreover, over two-thirds voted in favour of … Continue reading

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What I’ve been up to

I’ve been quite busy over the last couple of weeks. Some of it may interest you. I wrote up a long post over on baldurbjarnason.com called ‘Is it safe?’ on some of the issues currently facing web and ebook development, … Continue reading

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The Readmill comment fiction challenge

From the challenge page: Over the next twenty six days I am going to add a flash fiction piece to every chapter of Knights and Necromancers 1 as a comment in Readmill. These comment fictions will be 300 to 1000 … Continue reading

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