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Too Many Ideas - Posts Tagged ‘Editing’

Thursday Thirteen #31

Thursday, October 18th, 2007

  I’ve finished editing my next short story to send in to Astonishing Adventures Magazine. I’m already thinking about the next story and I think it’s going to include a deadly maze. Here are a few of the traps I’m thinking of using in it. Darts, arrows or spears – poisoned for extra deadliness Pit […]

Astonishing Adventures in Writing and Editing

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007

A few tweaks on the page on my web site for stories I’ve written for Astonishing Adventures Magazine and a few finishing touches to the story I’m finishing to send off to them.

A word here a word there

Tuesday, October 9th, 2007

One thing that always surprises me with editing something after leaving it for a week is just how many words you can trim. I’ve been cutting the odd word here and there from a story tonight so I can add a few extra words I think are needed at the end. A week ago I […]

One year of Too Many Ideas

Monday, January 29th, 2007

Just noticed this blog was a whole year old last week. So here’s a round up of projects started and progress so far. Serious and Organised / Men of Action / The ABC System: system written needs play testing. Arædan: Originally called Untitled Fantasy #1. In need of editing. The Seer: About 50% written and […]

Object Sequence Importer Version 0.2.4

Sunday, December 17th, 2006

Object Sequence Importer Instructions for version 0.2.4 Tested using Vue 5 Infinite 5.11-02 and Vue 6 Pre Release build 288741 What is it? The object sequence loader is a script that loads a sequence of 3d model files in a format Vue can import (obj, vob, 3ds, lwo, shd, cob and some other formats) How […]

The Outsiders: Liverpool doubles for… Everywhere

Friday, October 6th, 2006

One of the fun things with living in Liverpool is playing spot the Liverpool location in TV and films doubling for other places. I watched ITV’s The Outsiders that I recorded on Tuesday earlier. Lots of Liverpool to spot including some interior shots that I’m pretty certain were done in the building at the University […]

Serious and Organised Revisited

Saturday, July 29th, 2006

I’ve been revisiting my notes for Serious and Organised after enough time for the ideas to mature a little more. After a bit of editing to cut fluff I got down to writing a background to go with it drawing on the classic 70s and 80s cop shows for inspiration. A bit more polishing and […]

That Sunday Post about Writing only 13 Hours Late

Monday, July 24th, 2006

This should be a post about the frustrations of having a really good few hours writing and then realising you’ve info dumped a huge chunk of the story rather than having the main character interact with characters, risk danger and generally do heroic stuff. It should be about the *joys* of editing (TM) where the […]

V5I: Using Eco To CSV / CSV to Eco

Tuesday, July 4th, 2006

A minor update to last nights scripts to make them more useful (they now allow instances to be deleted) and some basic instructions on using them. Download: ecocsv.zip (5Kbyte Zip Archive) This file includes two python files ecotocsv.py and csvtoeco.py. An ecosystem consists of a number of instances of the objects that make it up. […]

Mission Mundane

Sunday, May 14th, 2006

So having gotten my thought on Mission Impossibe (like anyone cares) off my chest here is the rest of my Sunday. Two or maybe three hours spent doing some really boring reading about my pension including House of Commons reports (Dull), company statements (Dull and Unhelpful) and campaign web sites (Biased). Time I’ll never get […]

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