Monthly Archives: April 2019

Nyte vs Nytefall: Yes, Clyde Is an Asshole

I think I explained this situation before, but it relates to the location naming theme of the week.  The vampire kingdom cities of Nyte and Nytefall were created a little by accident and me being clumsy.  I had come up … Continue reading

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Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

Originally posted on Staci Troilo:
Ciao, amici! Another busy and beautiful week at the Troilo residence come and gone. Our Easter celebration was low-key for us this year. At first, I felt bad about skipping some of our traditions. But…

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Derailing Bedlam: Courting of the Killers Part 1 #fiction #adventure

As usual, here is your warning that this story has cursing, sex (not graphic), innuendo, and violence.  It’s my Rated-R action adventure called Derailing Bedlam.  This is the fourth outing (third official) for Cassidy and Lloyd, so feel free to … Continue reading

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How to Write the Best “About The Author” Page Possible

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
Look at me, world! Writing a book is hard. Still, I’d rather write a 5-novel series than a book blurb. And when it comes to writing a couple of paragraphs about me, aka Author…

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7 Tips to Creating Fictional Location Names

Continuing the topic of naming locations, I’m going to do my best to come up with some useful and humorous tips.  I only had to create one new place in War of Nytefall: Rivalry, so these are going to have to … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: The Immortal Gnat #vampires #fantasy

I considered leaving this a secret, but I think it’s more fun to show this.  It also drives home the fact that War of Nytefall and Legends of Windemere are in the same world.  Enjoy the brief and amusing crossover.  To be … Continue reading

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The Stumbling Art of Naming Places

(The map above was made years ago before some areas had names like the Crysvale Tundra, Pynofira Forest, and the Frost Barrens.  That’s the northeast region. Also, the Stone Asp Mountains.) This week I’m going to talk about naming places, … Continue reading

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