Category Archives: Thoughts

Do You Avoid or Tackle Mental Health Issues in Fiction?

I bring up mental health a lot here.  Usually, it’s in regards to the topic itself and not connecting it to writing.  Well, I’m going to switch that up here.  Wednesday and Friday are going to be some 7 Tip … Continue reading

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My Book Categories

So, I got to thinking about how most of my books fall into umbrella categories.  These are groupings that range from massive to small, but it does show I have a weird series of patterns: Core–  Legends of Windemere, Quest … Continue reading

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When an Idea Twists in Real Time

War of Nytefall: Eradication had something fairly unique among all of my published stories.  There was a big plan, but a key component of the story was trapped in a bizarre state of uncertainty.  I knew there would be a secret … Continue reading

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Putting Cliffhangers in a Series

This came up in conversation and I thought about while coming to the end of War of Nytefall: Eradication.  When writing a series, you tend to have 3 types of books: The opener, which introduces at least some characters, begins … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Using Cults in Fantasy

Originally, I was going to talk about cults and religions in fantasy, but I realized that it could paint the wrong picture.  Does Leo Kandrel lead a cult in War of Nytefall: Eradication?  Yes.  Is the cult connected to Durag the … Continue reading

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Top 5 of 2019: The Perverted Character (#4)

This went live on September 9, 2019 and I’m not shocked to see that one of the ‘pervert’ posts made it on here.  Although, I remember check the Top 5 a week before 2019 ended and these posts weren’t close.  … Continue reading

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Does Fantasy Have to Be Medieval?

Various questions come up when someone wants to write high fantasy and many of them are completely understandable.  They may deal with magic, various races, and creating a world that isn’t Earth.  Yet, there are other questions that you can … Continue reading

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