Category Archives: Thoughts

Cops as Supporting Characters: Helpers, Villains, and Comedy Reliefs

Not sure why this topic came to my mind or how I’ll tackle it.  Now, I’m not talking about a story that focuses on a cop, which would be a guard in most fantasy settings.  These are the secondary characters … Continue reading

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Allergies, Asthma, & Ailments in Fantasy

While filling out all the school forms for my son, I began wondering about allergies and asthma.  You don’t really see these in fantasy settings.  I’ve yet to read about an orc that is terrified of bees because of an … Continue reading

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At the Whim of Weather

One of the most difficult things about being an author is factoring in the weather.  At least for me, this can determine my energy, mood, drive, and all the other internal requirements for getting any work done.  If it’s too … Continue reading

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Heading into the Wet Blue Yonder in Fantasy

First, I know it’s July 4th here, so I’m not expecting too much traffic for this post.  Also, why I’m going to keep it semi-short and leave it open to conversation for those that happen to be in the blogosphere. … Continue reading

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Robots in a Fantasy Setting?

When creating a world of magic, most people go the traditional route with medieval Europe level of technology.  Though accidents happen when you add a little plumbing or some more advanced items.  One may even go further with having magic-based technology … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing on a Plane

Now, I’ve tried to do writing on a plane.  At least back when I was able to afford tickets and had a reason to go.  There are plenty of ways to make this a fun event even if you’re crammed … Continue reading

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Heroes Divided: The Headaches of Diverging Plot Lines

In Tribe of the Snow Tiger, the champions are divided into two groups.  One goes with Timoran to his homeland and a smaller one goes to the southern jungle.  Anyone who finished reading The Mercenary Prince knows the situation.  Needless to say, … Continue reading

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