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Fun for Friday: What 3 Words

| September 6, 2019

I’ve seen the what3words website pop up a few times, but one of my author friends posted about using the three words associated with a given location as a writing prompt for microfiction, and I think it’s a fantastic idea! The premise behind what3words is that they’ve assigned three words to every 3 meter square […]

Site Recommendation: Medieval Fantasy City Generator

| May 1, 2019

If you’re in need of a randomly generated medieval fantasy city for writing or gaming, check out Medieval Fantasy City Generator. I could easily lose HOURS playing around with all of the functions here–I’m particularly in love with the “Warp” feature right now, which lets you do weird things like extend the city out into […]

Site Recommendation: Just Watch

| April 24, 2019

Over the weekend at Norwescon, I learned about a really useful website for people who like to consume visual media: justwatch.com. Through this site, you can look up a movie or TV show you want to watch and see which streaming sites it’s available on. This is really helpful, since so many folks have multiple […]