Wild Cards

Wild Cards

Making a game is like writing a story where the readers argue with each other and decide what happens. Sounds scary right? If you write a story about a bunch of Velociraptors having a race, you get to decide that one of them gets squashed by a Seismosaurus, another takes a short cut across the back of a Diplodocus and one of them stopped to eat some Triceratops eggs along the way and still...

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Proofreading Party

Proofreading Party

TAPtaptaptaptap…taptaptaptapTAPTAPtap This is the usual sound of Tuesday afternoons in the Building, when Level 44 Write Club is hard at work. The only pauses are filled with spring rolls, steamed bao and bananas – editing fuel. Over the past few weeks, Write Club have been writing and polishing short story submissions for the second edition of Things A Map Won’t Show You,...

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That Reading Feeling

That Reading Feeling

I struggle to read. I’ll admit it. I’m a teenager in year 12. I get dumped with work like I’m bored and have nothing else better to do with my time. But every new pile of work pushes the towering ‘to read’ pile a little further back until it is sitting in the corner looking lonely and dejected. So here is a list of ways to steal back time so that that pile of lovelies waiting patiently...

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