Brad Washburn

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New “Wolf In The Fold” Microgame

In March, I began working on a couple of concepts for games which I have had floating around in my head, and I am pleased to announce the first finished game went on sale today! Created from unused concepts from my upcoming Treasure Tomb board game, Wolf in the Fold is more of a microgame …

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First Quarter Writing Round-Up 2015

Spanish IC3 and Me Not long ago, LearnKey released a course on IC3 GS4 with Spanish audio and English text. The course was designed to allow Spanish speaking students to learn computing skills by hearing their native language while seeing the computer terms in English. A couple of months ago, the decision was made to …

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Memories and Dreams

The memory is hazy. Perhaps because I was young then. Perhaps because it never really happened. Whatever the reason, I still remember the look in his eyes. I ran down the long hall, the large Phillips screwdriver clutched tightly in my seven-year-old fist. Back and forth between the two bedrooms at the end of the …

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2014 Writing Round-Up

Updated LearnKey Veteran Services Website If you’ve been paying attention, you may have noticed that our LearnKey Veteran Services website (www.veterans.learnkey.com) has been updated since yesterday. This is more than a mere update; it is a redesign of the existing website. (Read more…) 3 Tips for Surviving Company Rightsizing In order to survive the always-changing …

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What’s In A Name?

Red Rose

Have you ever thought of changing your name? I’m sure most of us have at some point or another in our lifetime. Celebrities and authors are frequently known by names other than the one they were born with. Some people change their name because they want to be unique or because they think a different …

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Post-Move Activity

We have now been in our new house for two months and we are starting to get settled in. I have begun writing a new novel, unfortunately laying aside my other novel plans at the moment. I have also finished the LearnKey website redesign and written three posts for the LearnKey blog in that time. …

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Recent History

Many of you have probably wondered if I am dead. While it may seem so in some online circles, I am not dead. I have just been very busy. In February, I accepted a new position at work, and in the last few months I have been busy fixing up my house to sell and …

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Book Review: To Green Angel Tower, Part 2

To Green Angel Tower, Part 2 Memory, Sorrow and Thorn, Book 3 By Tad Williams While Simon and Miriamele make their way to the Hayholt, Josua’s camp is attacked by Norn assassins intent on killing Camaris. Tiamak sets Camaris’ tent on fire to warn the others, but Geloe is fatally injured in the attack. With …

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Book Review: To Green Angel Tower, Part 1

To Green Angel Tower, Part 1 Memory, Sorrow and Thorn, Book 3 By Tad Williams Josua and the people at Sesuad’ra prepare for battle as the forces of High King Elias march toward the Stone of Farewell. Simon is knighted by Josua, giving the encampment of refugees reason to celebrate before the bloody battle. Meanwhile, …

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Book Review: Stone of Farewell

Stone of Farewell Memory, Sorrow and Thorn, Book 2 By Tad Williams In the Qanuc village of Yiqanuc, Binabik is held prisoner by his own people, accused of oath-breaking. Simon asks Jiriki to convince the Herdsman and the Huntress to let him speak on Binabik’s behalf, but during the hearing he receives a vision from …

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