David R Packer, Author
David R Packer, Author

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May
22
Looking Forward

Looking Forward

1 min read
Mar
01
Rewrites

Rewrites

After finishing the System Apocalpyse: Kismet trilogy yesterday, I immediately dove into my passion project: The Salish Rift series. Before
5 min read
Nov
11
Training Again

Training Again

5 min read
Oct
29
Four people sparring on a hardwood floor, blurred in motion

For Authors: How did your characters learn to fight?

Last post, we talked about how a fantasy-hero might go about learning to use a weapon. How long it took,
5 min read
Oct
13
For Authors: How did your characters learn to use weapons?

For Authors: How did your characters learn to use weapons?

Ran across a discussion online between some authors, regarding how long it would take someone to learn how to use
6 min read
Sep
27
Coffee beans side by side, comparing green to freshly roasted

Roasting Coffee

A kilo of Brazilian Andre Lorenzon Pink Bourbon-Natural green beans showed up on my door this morning. This is my
5 min read
Sep
24
Pencil-outline map of fantasy city

Saturday Morning Coffee

1 min read
Sep
16
Training ammunition and taser darts on desk, next to jewelry making tools

Process Four

4 min read
Sep
15
Laptop on a desk with extra monitor, and a few books next to it. No cats.

Ebb and Flow

Life goes in ups and downs. For me, this can happen quickly. Had a great day a few days ago.
4 min read
Sep
13
Two folks sparring with rapiers and daggers, on the lawn in front of a house

Process Three

As promised, I started to re-write the short based on the idea I had for starting it further along the
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