Category Archives: Echo Notes

It takes a village. Or is that a hamlet?

How far apart should villages be in a quasi-Medieval environment? How many bakers are needed to support a town of 800 people? How many fishmongers? Ropemakers? And what other kinds…

Psychology tricks for story-tellers

What is the evolutionary function of story-telling? And how can we make use of that hard-wired neurology to make our own stories more effective? Those are the questions explored (and…

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