Tag Archive: mini saga

Sep 14

Creating Mini Sagas

First start with an idea. It can be fiction or not. Then start to write. Write your story and then count the words. The goal is fifty words, no more, no less. Trim if need be, otherwise add words. Edit, rinse, repeat until you’re done. Publish it; write some more.

Sep 12

Minimum Viable Configuration (a mini saga)

Balance. 3D. Out of Balance

Too many believe that bigger is better; elaborate systems, multitude layers, and diverse architectural patterns demonstrate a maturity of design. Unfortunately they aren’t called at 3am when it breaks. I prefer the simplicity of less — kissing Occam’s razor; trimming away until perfection… when there is nothing left to take away.