This year's young author's conference looked quite a bit different than it has in years past. It's my favourite conference, and one that I look forward to every year all year.
There are lots of ways to play Dungeons and Dragons (or other table top role playing games) online. With Roll 20, or Fantasy Grounds, or many of the other dedicated services out there. (If you have a favourite, please leave a comment!)
I wanted to give 3D sculpting a try, so I found an open source program called Sculptgl. It has both a browser based app and a stand-alone app. I found the app easy to learn and fun to use. My first project was a beholder from Dungeons and Dragons, which I then printed in black … Continue reading Designing D&D Characters
One of the fun things about promoting a book is finding fun and interesting ways to spread the word. For the last few years, I've been pretty involved in 3D printing at work (Richmond Public Library) and so I took those new skills and created some .stl files you can have in advance of the book release.
This past spring break, I had the opportunity to do six workshops for the Surrey Public Library system. Working with this library as an author is always a huge pleasure, as the librarians and library techs work so hard to make their programs a success. Plus, they are incredibly knowledgeable and interesting to chat with. … Continue reading Workshops at the surrey public library