If Kay had a Wishlist…


So, it being after Thanksgiving and time to gear up for the inevitable holiday wish lists, I thought it might be worthwhile creating one for my current favorite character, Kay, from Blood of a Traitor

Top on her list – a good exoskeleton:

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She also wouldn’t say no to one of these :

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And lest we think she’s all about the kill, something like this would make a great stocking stuffer:

Robot Girl

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What do you think of multimedia for novels?


Reading JC Hutchins blog post on Multimedia and Storytelling and it got me wondering if multimedia is the future of storytelling.ย  In a nutshell the blog post talks about linking audio, photography/graphics, and even interactive websites with your story.ย  Loads of ideas there so go read the original post, but the ones that caught my eye:

  • Blog post or free online voicemail from one of your characters.
  • Audio version of shortย  stories (lord knows if I have the voice for it)
  • Graphic/comic book ‘scenes’ from the story (I don’t have the talent by my kid does.. might rope her into this one)
  • Scene reenactments w/ Lego characters (Face of the Enemy could be done this way ๐Ÿ™‚
  • Scene reenactments w/ Barbies ๐Ÿ™‚ ( that goes for Lavender Secrets…)

It all reminds me of how the LOST TV show had fake commercials, fake websites, hidden easter eggs in their episodes etc.ย  Made for a lot of fun (though a lot of extra work too!)