Author Archives: Charles Yallowitz

About Charles Yallowitz

Charles E. Yallowitz was born, raised, and educated in New York. Then he spent a few years in Florida, realized his fear of alligators, and moved back to the Empire State. When he isn't working hard on his epic fantasy stories, Charles can be found cooking or going on whatever adventure his son has planned for the day. 'Legends of Windemere' is his first series, but it certainly won't be his last.

Music of Legends of Windemere: Ritual of the Lost Lamb

Coming to the homestretch here since Legends of Windemere: Ritual of the Lost Lamb is where things took an unexpected turn.  As you can see, Luke Callindor is in a lot of trouble.  This is the book where the heroes take a … Continue reading

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Is There a Point in Character Bios?

I can already hear at least once pantser preparing to explain why they don’t do this.  If it helps, person with fingers at the ready, you’re right.  Character biographies don’t work for everyone.  They aren’t even universal because everyone has … Continue reading

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Do You Participate in Prompts? Maybe You Should

Image by John W. Howell Hi, John here with you SEers. First of all, I wish you all a Happy Presidents Day on behalf of the Story Empire team. If you … Do You Participate in Prompts? Maybe You Should

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Monster Hunters and Treasure Hunters: A Tale of Two Stories

So, I’ve run into an issue with two series that I wanted to write way down the line.  One of them is an older idea that I keep tinkering with.  The other is a newer one that is very similar, … Continue reading

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Let’s Get This Winter Break Started. Seriously, I Really Need a Break

This was a fairly short week as far as work went.  That didn’t make it any less busy since I work with the testing center.  It makes sense that people are scrambling to run or make up tests before a … Continue reading

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Dudley’s Desk Depot: Free Pen with Every Purchase (Wet Ink Not Guaranteed)

Welcome and what do you want?  A desk?  Sure, we have those as you can tell by the name up there.  I’m not Dudley.  My name is Dale, but I didn’t want people making dancer or chipmunk jokes.  So, do … Continue reading

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Immortal Wars: Light, Blood, & Tears Part 5

(Disclaimer: A warning to those who continue.  This is a sequel to a previous story.  Both of these were written in the mid-1990’s.  While the first one was slightly edited and vanity press published, this one has not been touched … Continue reading

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Side Jobs: Because Being a Hero Doesn’t Always Pay the Bills

I was thinking about this as a friend explained an RPG he had been playing.  He brought up various skills of his character that weren’t really adventuring ones.  They helped there, but he did it mostly to get new gear … Continue reading

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Expansion Pack: The Return of Comedy

Hi gang. Craig here again with more comedy items you can plot out ahead of time. The last post was pretty popular, so why not a sequel. The previous … Expansion Pack: The Return of Comedy Some good examples of … Continue reading

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Music of Legends of Windemere: The Spirit Well

Running out of ways to introduce these posts.  Today we have Legends of Windemere: The Spirit Well.  This ended a big section of the overall story because it’s the last power center/temple that the heroes had to visit.  It revealed a … Continue reading

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