Nearly every theatrical organization I can think of, for-profit or non-, devotes at least a portion of its efforts to theatrical education. Some more, some less; a few are even good at it. On the other hand, public schools are cutting back (and have for decades now) on arts education with the excuse that it’s […]
Okay, so I’m obviously not the only one on the internet to think in this direction, but I would like to register my “I said so” in advance. Example nerd thought here. WARNING: Potential geek spoilers ahead!
This is the third, and final part of the Esteem system introduction. You can catch parts one and two here and here, respectively. Alignment is very easily described as intrinsic motivation. Why do you do what you do? What is the primary reason you think, do, or like certain things? We may both like painting […]
Part two of this little featurette is about the Accord. If you didn’t see Part One, go here. Individuals of the Folnor Empire are tested multiple times throughout their childhood to steer them into a compatible career path. While not compulsory by law, it is customary. (Think of it as getting a driver’s license.) The […]
Long ago, the Runemakers discovered a way by which to test potential apprentices for the aptitude to create the magical symbols that power the daily life of the Folwyn Empire. Little by little, the test evolved into testing for the four Affinities. Every citizen is born with one, and the test is used not just […]
Le book is just about done. And now it’s called Ruinmakers. Two major changes were implemented during my latest revision, that make me considerably happier with the story. First, the setting has been updated to reflect a general “blah” feeling I had about the whole thing. In its inception, Ruinmakers aka Rune was sort of […]
This morning, between 12:01 and 12:30 am, I hunched groggily in front of my laptop with a clamor of frustration and a draining battery icon. My “Today was a great day! Time to close up shop and go to bed!” attitude was promptly shot to hell as I stopped work on the semi-titled fifteenth chapter, […]