Scriptorium

Writing by Chris Rosser

Two birds, one stone

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Asked by my eldest son to run a D&D session for his birthday party, I decided to kill two birds with one stone and use my Alashiya setting for a one-shot adventure.

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Pixelmator Pro 50% off sale

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Pixelmator Pro, the app I use to create 80% of my maps and graphics is currently running a 50% sale.

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Codex: open-source world-building

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Ahead of open-sourcing the guts of my Codex, I make some big updates to the design and layout.

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SoloRPGs have a new home

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With a little bit of routing magic in a YAML file, I partition my site to give the Journeyman a new home, making it easier to follow my solo RPG adventure.

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Pressure to Americanise my writing?

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A tweet thread about Commonwealth authors feeling pressured to Americanise their writing, gives me pause to reflect on my experiences which thankfully run contrary to this belief.

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Introducing Alashiya

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Over in the Codex, I introduce Alashiya, my sandpit for solo RPG and stories, set in a world inspired by the ancient Aegean and Near East. I detail my inspiration for the geopgraphy and landscape, begin sharing some of the details about the main political and cultural centres. > I’ve

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VS Code

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Over on Twitter, I make a public admission about my surprising love for VS Code.

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Page Turner Awards

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> The countdown is on! Enter the 2021 Page Turner Awards now for your chance to win amazing publishing prizes, ranging from mentorship to audiobook production. What are you waiting for!? Submissions close May 31st. For the writers out there I thought I'd mention the Page Turner Awards which is offering

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How to create a parchment background in Procreate

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A quick and simple technique for creating parchment paper backgrounds with Procreate on iPad.

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