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    With Social Media Platforms Collapsing, Where To?

      Normally I love a bit of change to mix things up and keep my days interesting, but there are an awful lot of changes happening at once in this author life of mine. When I was little I used to love to spin, spin, spin around until when I stopped the world would keep spinning. That’s what my days feel like now, go, go, go and when I stop at night all the things yet to be done are still spinning ’round in my head. The first episodes of Storm Runners interactive book   and the Storm Runners game are ready for release.   So, I’ve been rebuilding the…

  • #FutureOfFiction,  #FutureOfStorytelling,  #Opensim,  #Unity,  #VirtualReality,  evolving-book,  Greyville Writer's Colony

    Is Opensim Dying or Evolving?

      It’s a question we’re all asking ourselves right now. We see grids closing. We hear all the whispers of doom. We wonder what the future holds for Opensim. We’ve been quiet at Nara’s Nook lately, but not because we depressed about the future. Summer is the time we work on our big projects with an aim to taking them public in the fall. Add to that the main server at Nook was way past it’s prime and everything had to be moved and set up on a new server. We’re back up and running so feel free to visit again. As to the question at hand: I came to…

  • author tools,  Mozilla Hubs,  Virtual Spaces,  VRWeb

    One-click Virtual Meeting Rooms That Work for All Devices

    Imagine a place where you can interact with readers and there is no big corporation controlling what you do. No third parties are around gathering personal information about you to sell. Imagine being able to invite fans to your space, introducing them to your characters and exploring your story worlds with them. What you see above is a demo of such a place. I figured out how to edit the scene in five minutes to replace one of the paintings with a cover from one of my books. This museum was built for Mozilla’s A-Frame project. You can use the visual inspector to modify the scene yourself. If you do,…