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Michael Haase

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Mar 08, 2018

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Introducing Daydream - a Simple, Comfortable VR Headset by Google

Nov 10, 2016 at 01:42 pm by mhaase75

Experience high quality, mobile virtual reality with Daydream View. The soft, lightweight headset keeps you comfortable and the simple, smart controller puts you in control.... Read More

Unity Connect Beta Community is Now OPEN!

Nov 08, 2016 at 11:35 am by mhaase75

Last week, at the Unite LA keynote, we announced the Open Beta of Unity Connect. Before the end of the show, thousands of Unity creators representing the full spectrum of game.... Read More

Insight: Brad Bird on Animation

Nov 05, 2016 at 10:21 am by mhaase75

Insight: Brad Bird on Animation from Kees van Dijkhuizen Jr. on Vimeo. Brad Bird, writer and director of animated films 'The Iron Giant', 'The Incredibles' and 'Ratatouille.... Read More

The Art of Story: Five Failures to Embrace While Writing Your First Draft

Nov 04, 2016 at 12:56 pm by mhaase75

National Novel Writing Month has descended upon us, and I'm afraid that means there will be far too many authors quitting before they reach their word count goal. So many star.... Read More

Review of Flowstate: "The Most Dangerous Writing App"

Sep 30, 2016 at 01:18 pm by mhaase75

"Flowstate is guided by a simple philosophy: flow, then react. It is the first writing tool to emphasize the distinction between writing and editing. Unlike other writing pr.... Read More

The Art of Story: Interview with author Jason Pomerance

Sep 13, 2016 at 08:06 pm by mhaase75

There's a novel out now called "Women Like Us," and it deserves your attention. It is a wonderful tale of a broken family picking up the pieces, trying to find compromise amid.... Read More

Kate Miterko, The Graphic Artist

Aug 31, 2016 at 07:11 pm by mhaase75

Kate Miterko is not only an amazing person, she's also an amazing artist. Maybe I'm bias because she's one of my friends as well as my bridesmaid, but I think it's accurate on.... Read More

The Art of Story: Improve Your Writing By Learning Another Language

Aug 16, 2016 at 06:25 pm by mhaase75

Want to improve your writing? Learn another language! Writing, as with any intense activity, is best performed after a good warm up. Your brain is about to produce a story, po.... Read More

The Art of Story: Five Reasons Authors Must Participate in NaNoWriMo

Aug 06, 2016 at 11:14 pm by mhaase75

National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo for short, is an annual event that has inspired authors from all over the world to write a novel over the course of November. That's.... Read More

Review of Final Draft 9 for Mac

Jul 20, 2016 at 11:43 pm by mhaase75

Admittedly, I started using Final Draft 9 on a whim. I've never written an actual screenplay before, but as a novelist and storyteller, I was curious about the process. Final.... Read More

Make That Prop Your Own - Creating a Custom Texture

Jul 19, 2016 at 04:04 pm by mhaase75

I love old typewriters. I wrote my first novel on an old beater my parents bought at a garage sale. The typewriter worked. The novel didn't but that's an entirely different st.... Read More

Profile of Argentinian Artist and Filmmaker: Nicolás Lasaïgues

Jul 13, 2016 at 09:48 pm by mhaase75

In my journeys as an author, I have had the privilege of talking with many people all over the world. One of the relationships I've maintained has been with Argentinian filmm.... Read More

What are the odds of becoming a successful, published writer?

Jul 05, 2016 at 11:58 am by mhaase75

According to polls conducted by the Huffington Post, about 80% of Americans want to be a published author. In 2012, statisticians tallied over 320,000 books published in the U.... Read More

I can't even draw so how can I use Poser?

Jul 04, 2016 at 07:52 pm by mhaase75

Can I get value out of Poser when I can't even draw? That's the question I asked myself when I first stumbled across Poser and for good reason. I wanted to create digital art.... Read More

The Art of Story with Michael Haase: What I Learned From Writing A Bad Book

Jun 12, 2016 at 12:34 pm by mhaase75

When I tell people that I have written a novel, the response is usually positive. I like to compare the general reaction to that of telling someone you've ran a marathon. Th.... Read More

Writing Wednesdays with Michael Haase: Interview with Jim McDoniel, author of "An Unattractive Vampire"

May 10, 2016 at 09:59 am by mhaase75

Jim McDoniel is an author you should know. His debut novel, "An Unattractive Vampire," won the Sword and Laser contest on Inkshares.com last year and was published this year..... Read More

Writing Wednesdays with Michael Haase: Review of Ulysses, an App for Writers

Apr 27, 2016 at 10:01 am by mhaase75


I am writing my first published novel. Knowing that others will buy and read my work, I often find myself in a state of high anxiety about writing. The anxiety does not ari.... Read More

Writing Wednesdays with Michael Haase: Four Things Editors Want You To Know

Apr 19, 2016 at 03:17 pm by mhaase75

I am overjoyed to find many people locally who are immersed in the writing community on both a local and national level. In my local networking efforts, I had the pleasure to.... Read More

Writing Wednesdays with Michael Haase: Interview with Jeremy Thomas, CEO of inkshares.com

Apr 12, 2016 at 04:24 pm by mhaase75

Modern aspiring authors typically believe they have only two options for publication: land a publishing deal or self-publish. inkshares.com provides an exciting new option: cr.... Read More

Writing Wednesdays with Michael Haase: How Writing Improves All Art

Apr 05, 2016 at 02:48 pm by mhaase75

Now that you're improving your life by writing something every day, a good question to ask is "where do I go from here?" I assume that the vast majority of the people visiting.... Read More