Writing

Casting Apps: A Short Story

Yesterday, I logged onto DeviantArt to a surprise – my piece Casting Apps had been nominated as a Daily Deviation! Here is a reblog of the piece, which I shared here back in January.

Dreamhowl Writes

Aside from writing a blog a day for the month of January for the Ultimate Blog Challenge,  I am trying to commit to one short story a week. This is the second product of that project. You can find the prompt here.

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The low murmur of voices pulled me from sleep. Blinking, I fought to keep my eyes open as the world swirled to life around me. I was sprawled out on a black floor mattress in a small, dark room. A couple of candles were lit on a dresser under a window, through which I could see the night sky. Groaning, I raised a hand to my forehead. Ugh, what a headache. Did I fall down somewhere? Where was I? Forcing myself to sit up, I glanced down at my body. Yeah, those were the same jeans and t-shirt from yesterday. Something must…

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Games, Ingress

They’re Already Here: A Month With Ingress

One month ago, I published a blog centered around Ingress, a mobile game app created by Niantic. When I first started, I knew only the basics - the object of the game is to collect XM, capture portals, and create links and fields between these portals. Hacking portals awards items, like weapons and resonators, and… Continue reading They’re Already Here: A Month With Ingress

Games, Ingress, Pokemon

Pokémon Go! And What is Ingress?

Exciting things are happening! You may recall my mention of Pokémon GO back in January. Pokémon GO is a (free) mobile app by Nintendo slated for release sometime this year. Once downloaded, players will be able to catch wild Pokémon simply by taking a walk outside. The app uses real-life locations for wild Pokémon and… Continue reading Pokémon Go! And What is Ingress?

Writing

Casting Apps: A Short Story

Aside from writing a blog a day for the month of January for the Ultimate Blog Challenge,  I am trying to commit to one short story a week. This is the second product of that project. You can find the prompt here. The low murmur of voices pulled me from sleep. Blinking, I fought to keep… Continue reading Casting Apps: A Short Story