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  • 2016 Book Blitz - November (NaNoWriMo): The Inquisitor
    Oh right I forgot I needed to post this one too. img srcimagesnovbook.png title alt classali...

  • Eliza’s Notes - 08: Age of Regression
    Oddly enough in a way the present...

  • 2016 Book Blitz - June: Spiral Island 3
    Oh yeah I forgot to make this entr...

  • Eliza’s Notes - 07: Age of Enmity
    The idyllic society we have been living in was bound to fall sooner or later. Human nature is far too dark to keep such a peaceful society forever...

  • Eliza's Notes - 06: Age of Artifice
    All our predictions were off. The future looks very different then we imagined it would be long ago. I was betting on the crystal usage gra...

  • 2016 Book Blitz - April: Spiral Island 2
    Well as its clear to see here I...

  • Eliza’s Notes - 05: Age of Attunement
    In the ancient creation myths of people of my society it was said that the gods came from the sun created the vastness of the world and then ret...

  • Eliza’s Notes - 04: Age of Revolution
    It took quite some time but society was finally able to recover from the damage it did to itself after the volcano. Another ten generations of kin...

  • 2016 Book Blitz - February: Spiral Island 1
    Okay so I very clearly failed ...

  • Eliza’s Notes - 02: Age of Flight
    Now seems to be a good point to declare that we are in a new age. We will call this one the age of flight. Back on Aughylia flight was pos...

  • 2016: The Year I Write 7 Books
    Its been four years now since I started doing NaNoWriMo. In that time Ive written five books. Three which were completed two which were not and...

  • Eliza’s Notes - 01: Age of Sorrow
    A time of great mourning. The people are filled with sorrow. The end of an era has now come to pass. The final colonist to survive Hellen...

  • NaNoWriMo IV: Week 4 Report
    Unfortunately I wasnt able to meet my goal. I never caught back up to goal from last week and Friday and Saturday left me exhausted so I didnt ...

  • NaNoWriMo IV: Week 3 Report
    End of the third week now its the end of Sunday. This last week I did the opposite of the two before it managed to keep up every day of the week...

  • NaNoWriMo IV: Week 2 Report
    End of the second week end of Saturday this time and Im behind once again. I was able to catch up Sunday and stay caught up on Monday but then...

  • NaNoWriMo IV: Week 1 Report
    End of week one for NaNoWriMo. My word count for the end of Friday was 11613 words which is ahead of the NaNoWriMo goal but behind my own goal of...

  • NaNoWriMo IV: It's That Time Again
    Yep its that time again. NaNoWriMo starts tomorrow and with it another novel to be written. This year my idea started from something Id wanted ...

  • Eliza’s Notes - 00: Eliza’s Notes
    People are born. People age. People grow old. People die. That is the natural order of things. Perhaps that is why I am now here. Why I am ...

  • NaNoWriMo III: Stretch Goals
    So its near the end of the month lets take a moment to look at the progress img srcimageschart.png...

  • NaNoWriMo III: This Isn't What We Meant
    Writing fiction isnt so much about ordering characters around so much as it is about letting them express their story their way. Sometimes you ma...

  • NaNoWriMo III: What Happened To NaNoWriMo II?
    Well its been a while since Ive written anything on here much longer than it should have been. Its NaNoWriMo time once again and time to write...

  • Oh, Right, This Thing Again
    Oh hey its NaNoWriMo time again. And this time Ive been so busy between that and other projects Im working on right now that I havent had any ...

  • Adventures In Self-Publishing
    So it took nearly up to the deadline but I finally found a title for the book I wrote in NaNoWriMo and ordered free copi...

  • Relics From The Past
    So while cleaning up and reorganizing some things here I just stumbled upon something. Something I had forgotten had come with me when I moved int...

  • Reflow Problem
    I never realized how hard it must be to write a novelization of a video game until I started doing one. So sometime ba...

  • Post-NaNoWriMo Thougts
    So I was able to do it I finished the bookon time ringing in at just under 52K words. Where to go from here I dunno. One of the winner offers i...

  • NaNoWriMo Update 2: Keeping Up
    Oh right I was going to try and post an update the other day but the site was acting funky and I didnt have the time. And I never did post the l...

  • NaNoWriMo Update 1: Aimless?
    So to actually post an update on what Ive got going on for NaNoWriMo. Im below par right now having fully missed two days and getting well under...

  • Let's Try This Again
    Oh hey look now its actualNaNoWriMo time. And since trying to do personal NaNoWriMofailed so spec...

  • Tabula Rasa II
    So the plan of course was trying to write a novelthis month as I had a bunch of travel going on. And it was a decent plan...

  • So, Writing A Novel
    So as I mentioned before Im going to spend this month writing a novel since Im traveling around a bunch. Simply because...

  • A Quick Thought Exercise
    Children often think that their parents cant relate to them. They think that the parent doesnt know what things are like for them not realizing ...

  • Reboot
    So its been a while. A long while. Six months in fact since I last posted on here. Not dead obviously given how active Ive been on Twitter. But...

  • The Orb
    Raynor here the man said as he answerd his phone. He listened to the report being given to him by the person on the other end of the line and b...

  • The Pedestal
    The Bearer continued to laugh as he held up the remote toward the wall and pressed another button. The walls came to life revealing many large te...

  • The Cube
    The man held forward the cube the side for Earth facing them and the symbol began to glow. They all looked at Earth as suddenly glowing bands ap...

  • The Bearer
    The car raced loud wild down the highway through the dead of night as they hurried franticly to their destination. The meeting between the four ...

  • Tabula Rasa
    This entry I wrote while in San Diego last week. Theres also a bonus round for this entry which I will write as the next entry. ...

  • The Water
    It was just about time. The man stood in the darkened room waiting patiently for the last person to arrive. Behind him was his associate Air sta...

  • The Air
    The woman walked slowly into the bleak concrete room and flopped down on a ragged worn out couch. The ruse was beginning to wear on her and she...

  • The Earth
    The young woman sat up carefully and looked around. There was dim light coming in through a crack in the wall near the ceiling but she couldnt ...

  • The Fire
    The young man fumbled with his keys struggling to find the right one that would open his door and let him in to his apartment. He longed to be ins...

  • The Mystery Of Code
    Some people that know me know that I like to read creepy stories. Particularly the creepypasta as its called thats born of the internet for fo...

  • At The Pub
    Just a quick update Ive put a revised version of The Pocketwatch up for sale on the Nook store through the PubIt service. Heres the product link...

  • Grimoire of ---
    He didnt believe her of course. How could he She knew that what she was telling him was so outrageous so fantastic and nowhere near the realm ...

  • Unchanged by Time
    Ive mentioned I used to own a Commodore 64 in my early elementary school days. While I did I had built up a collection of programming books most...

  • Magic and Science
    Clarkes Third LawAny sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic....

  • Greater Flurry
    So lets see... Lockup Inventory Date Line a hrefpage_id22...

  • Text Adventure
    Now the Text Adventure Experimentcan truly begin. I have the beginnings of a story and with that I have something to e...

  • Voynich Manuscript
    Next part of The Pocketwatch is up Clues. I had wanted to do some stuff in the future before moving on but I could not...

  • Text Adventure Inferrment
    So I figured out how to turn the build number into a date in Silverlight so the next time I update the Text Adventure Experiment it will indicate ...

  • Too Short
    Entry Number Eleven. Well technically number 9 because of the two default articles a Pivot installation starts with but ...

  • Doing It Wrong
    Its been a long time since I actually talked about writing styles really. And from a recent writing project I started upon impulse and some feedb...

  • Different, For Lack of the Same
    The man worked at his deskMinding his own businessThe others didnt bother himBecause he got the work doneHe did not need s...

  • Missed Block
    Okay so apparently I missed actually adding the last part of The Pocketwatch I had written. So there are two new parts now a hrefpage_id218...

  • Visually Speaking
    As I continue working on Red Ice I realized I needed to come up with some sort of map of everything because since its a fictional land ...

  • Branching
    At the hospital currently as my father has had an appendectomy. They were able to do it fine but it was apparently in a pretty bad state then so ...

  • Filled Gaps
    Interesting there were no archive pages for the last like six months. Well that is resolved now.I finally put up another piece of a href...

  • Double Zero
    Well its the end of 2009 and the end of a decade. I dont really have anything profound to say though so Ill just say Happy New Year.Im...

  • Low Fuel
    Its Christmas and Im up late writing for Skewed finishing Act ...

  • Different Again
    I stand here ever watchingWatching in the forest of dreamsThe life here the trees hereThey know me wellF...

  • More Meat, Less Filling
    I had mentioned last monththat I had gotten into a rut as I was approaching the last part of the Spiral Island script be...

  • Continuous Rewrites
    Red Ice has been updated. I tried to do a Pocketwatch update too but I couldnt decide where I wanted to go with it. Th...

  • Never Again Open This
    I keep a folder with all well almost all of my writings over the years. Its a simple migration of the default WordPerf...

  • Missing Gear
    By the way I handled one of the Zune HDswhile I was at Best Buy a couple days ago. They are thought defyingly thin.p...

  • The Green House
    So after I cleverly quoted the line from my old halloween story and since its October once again I remembered its exis...

  • The Pocketwatch
    I havent really said much lately because things have been relatively uneventful. The main necessary functions of the NPC scripting engine for Spi...

  • Content Control
    One of the things thats concerned me for a while is how much information to present in Spiral Island. Theres a lot of backstory but most of it i...

  • Mathematical Impossibility
    I have today put up not one but two parts for Red Ice First Craft and Polonium Black. Thes...

  • The Ad Is A Spy
    Unlike most people on the internet I understand the importance of advertising revenue for a website and I dont use AdBlock. I dont mind seeing ...

  • Project Shovel
    Then again I could always change my mind.It really was time I got the renewed AnacondaSoftware site uploaded since it had been sitting pre...

  • Split Minds
    Well the AC still isnt fixed but it is somewhat cooler today outside so the temperatures not so bad. I was going to go work from the library b...

  • Holiday Relaxing
    Trying to get work done this last week has been rather diffucult. To try and remedy that Ive been spending the holiday weekend unwinding and att...

  • The Bard sRc
    To bring everything to head well recap the story so far. Ever since I started on the internet all the way back in 97 I was known by the alias ...

  • Continually Different
    I stand here watching the manHe cannot see meBut this is the only place we exist togetherHe is telling of his past of the plac...

  • Cloaked
    As of right now most of AnacondaSoftware is now closed leaving just the forum. I had a security issue come up with my hosting account and so in t...

  • Low Bandwidth
    Been working on trying to get the rough draft of the main script for Spiral Island done by the end of this week probably not going to happen thoug...

  • New Alexandria
    What if the world were to end tomorrowIt doesnt really matter how thats not important. It could be neutron bombs it could be a...

  • The Story So Far
    So I realize as Im writing up the script for Spiral Island that theres a LOT more to whats going on then what is presented ingame. Granted o...

  • Semi-machinated
    A new part of Red Ice is now posted. And Im not sure how exactly to pronounce the name to be honest with you its been ages since I did any stu...

  • Finite Infinity - Delayed Reaction
    Its been two weeks now since I upgraded to PivotX. Its worked well and Im really digging the Page function. However I had forgotten one of the ...

  • Original Content
    So Ive got a second part up for that story now accessible on the left. I might get one more out this week then set it aside for a while before d...

  • Red Ice
    Okay now I think I have everything stable in my configuration and all my templates are uniform. Everything seems to be moving smooth so time to ...

  • Temporal Thoughts Alike
    Since Spiral Island and some of my other titles are RPGs one of the things I reference to sometimes for ideas is the OGLlicensed a hrefhtt...

  • Time off of Work to Work
    So as I mentioned last time I took two days off to get some work done with some specific goals. I managed to get a hrefhttppokegym.netfor...

  • List Mess
    Every so often if I need to try and find something Ive written but not sure what document Ive written it in Ill just go through every document...

  • Renewed Resolve
    So its the end of the year again once again time to reflect on the past year and make resolutions for the next. b...

  • 410
    I rarely ever delete files. I have collections of files that Ive migrated from older machines some for a very long time. The reason being is I ne...

  • Media Blitz
    So Im setting a goal for myself for Skewed I plan on finishing the chapter Im working on now and the whole next chapter by the end of the year...

  • Dawn Over a New World
    Im rather amused that I managed to come up with 3 different arcticles named in the format of the Holders seri...

  • Holder of the Game
    Ive talked about the Holders series once before I wanted to touch back on it one mo...

  • Finite Infinity - Triad Rule
    Apparently font kerning and leading differences exist between WordPerfect and OpenOffice because I remember these documents having more pages in t...

  • Archival
    What if the world were to end tomorrowWhat if everyone suddenly died from some mysterious thing and there was nothing left. There wou...

  • Holder of Language
    Being from the internet I see a lot of it. A lot of misinformation a lot of fierce opinions and most interestingly a lot of culture. The intern...

  • Cruise Control
    Theres a point in which things simply fall into place. The point where you no longer are writing a story natural progression is allowing the stor...

  • Naming Conventions: Dry Well
    I resort to using those generic names because I have so much difficulty coming up with names for characters. In cases where I do have names for spe...

  • Naming Conventions: Self-Referencing
    I am not very good with names. I never have been even my close friends Ill cycle through different names until I get the correct one. Its someth...

  • Third Shift
    Our flights start leaving early tomorrow morning so we have to be to the airport early. I decided to just stay up and sleep on the flight so Im ...

  • Version Three - Spiral Island Trilogy
    Looking over aged discs of endofyear projects burned off from my multimedia classes the transitions to the Spiral Island Trilogy was decided by ...

  • Version Two - Spiral Island
    Spiral Island started out using the the three characters I had in Leviathan Amy Carter Marcus Tilden and Queen Sarissa Croshid. RPG Mak...

  • Version One - Project Leviathan
    As I mentioned in the last entry I wanted to give an introduction to the Spiral Island storyline. I figure Ill start this off here by telling how...

  • Cross References
    If you have read my story Skewed then you probably have seen in it that I like to make references because Im having a lot of fun writin...

  • Something From Nothing
    Its been a while since I last updated Skewed. While this should come as no surprise given my promptness on this so far there have been s...

  • A Little Carried Away
    As Ive mentioned before I use a MediaWiki installation to organize my AnacondaSoftware projects. Im about to announce a...

  • New Machine, Review
    Since its finished I might as well link it here I finished the review on my new notebook its found on Notebook Forums.a hrefhttp...

  • Quote of the Day
    A prose writer gets tired of writing prose and wants to be a poet. So he begins every line with a capital letter and keeps on writing prose....

  • Something Different (Continued)
    The roads forced him down a new pathA path he didnt normally travelYet As he went along the road something was familiar....

  • Evolving
    I dont really have much time so Ill keep this fairly short for now and go more into what I had wanted to talk about tomorrow.This b...

  • StoryLines
    One of the things I was taught in Elementary School was to organize for large writing projects. I had done that using index cards and on the compu...

  • A Month Mostly Wasted
    Back in 2004 while bored at work during the Halloween season I started writing a ghost story. I didnt finish it then I only barely got started....

  • sRc
    Since I accidentally dropped it on the Gentoo forums and its a part of my Steam tag I guess Ill explain my alias name sRc.To do t...

  • C-c-c-combo Breaker
    Well Im going to have to break off my seven days of Skewed updates because I still have some more things I have to take care of before I go to Ha...

  • Bilingual Illiterate
    Writing Skewed occasionally presents an unusual problem.Skewed takes place in Japan and its characters are with a couple exceptions ...

  • Blitz Week
    Im going to try something different Im going to try to do a full week of updates to Skewed.Already done 2 so far so I just need to ...

  • Gone, But Not
    The song echoed through his mindHe hadnt known him that wellBut the memories of others soon roseIt all began to blur together...

  • Buried Treasure
    In High School I kept a notebook for stuff related to the AnacondaSoftware title Spiral Island. This is a white notebook with a sheet slid in the...

  • Something Different
    Here I stand at the crossroadsI can see the four windsThe wind of the north bringing a chill on its breathThe wind of the east...

  • Description and Direction
    Most of the time I plan out things in a script format. I have stories told by the characters with conversations between characters explaining the ...

  • Five Letters
    So I finally got the update to Skewed posted after working on it for two weeks and scrambling all yesterday to find a way to defeat the invincible...