Scriptorium

Writing by Chris Rosser

Tammasos

4 min read

Tammasos, the smallest of the major islands of Alashiya. An arid land of rival city-states, treacherous mountains and ancient ruins.

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Erastes of Acantha

3 min read

Meet Erastes of Acantha, the lead character of a short-story series set in Alashiya

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Surveys and CDNs

1 min read

I publish the results of a reader survey, and make a public service announcement about a change in my site's DNS, which could result in outages over the next 48 hours.

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#9: Crossing the Rubicon

2 min read

After two years, 4 rewrites, 1 pandemic and a new job, I complete the the first draft of the manuscript; my first book to cross the threshold of 50k words of noveldom.

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Could I go iPad only?

6 min read

A thought experiment about whether I could transition to an iPad-only workflow for my creative endeavours.

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Review: Dune Part 1

5 min read

I review Denis Villeneuve's 2021 adaptation of Dune, after visiting a cinema for the first time in 3 years. Does this film live up to my enormous expectations given my decades-long love of the book?

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Review: Josh Stolarz’s City Map Maker for Procreate and Photoshop

6 min read

I review Josh Stolarz's City Map Maker for Procreate and Photoshop. A toolkit that makes it easy to create settlement maps for authors, dungeon masters and world-builders.

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#8: Recharged

1 min read

After two months off, I've restructured my book and cut 45k words.

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Chapter 6: Exile

22 min read

Owain finds a new path in life thrust upon him

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Foundation, my initial impressions

4 min read

I give my first impressions of Apple's new production of Foundation.

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Colfrick

6 min read

An independent township in the northern reaches of the Cae Valley.

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Ragfeld Mountains

2 min read

A prominent mountain chain separate two rival powers.

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