Brooke Shaffer

Author, Gamer, and Cat-Collector Extraordinaire

Blog posts February 2021

State of the Production Address

Because let's face it, you'd rather listen to me (or most anyone else) than any politician right now.

Let's start with the audiobooks.

Free Time is now an audiobook, will be on sale starting March 1.  Yay!  Accordingly, all of the 10 Facts have been caught up.  Sorry, I didn't realize I had fo…

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10 Facts About Free Time

In honor of Free Time being released as an audiobook, here are ten facts about the story, and the story behind the story.

  • Laura was a character that magically appeared out of thin air.  I hadn't planned on her being there, and then suddenly she was.  I didn't backtrack because I was just as…

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10 Facts About Stopwatch

In honor of Stopwatch being released as an audiobook, here are some interesting facts about the book, audiobook, and story itself.

  • Jenna is based off of someone I went to high school with, who was more acquaintance than friend.  She was as much of a bitch in real life as in the book.
  • The …

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World Building: Social Life 3

Welcome to the last installment on Social Life in the World Building series. Previously, we have covered childhood through adulthood. Today we’re going to cover old age and retirement.

When is someone in your society considered old? Is there a physical age that must be reached, or a mental stat…

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