Tag Archives: adventure

Teaser Tuesday: Entering the Mangrove Swamp #fantasy #adventure

Another blast from the past for Teaser Tuesday.  Enjoy this piece of Legends of Windemere: The Spirit Well.

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Teaser Tuesday: Awkward Allies #fantasy #adventure

Taking excerpts from The Life & Times of Ichabod Brooks is tough because they’re short stories.  So, I’m always happy to find pieces that I can share.  This one is from Ichabod Brooks & the Island of Mirrors.  Fingers crossed that he … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Voyage of the Lanternfish by C.S. Boyack #adventure #pirates

(Today I have a special guest.  Lisa Burton is here to talk about C.S. Boyack’s newest book, Voyage of the Lanternfish.  She’s brought both a new picture of herself and a look behind the curtain at one of the story’s colorful … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Working with a Collecting Quest Story: Read the Whole Set

It isn’t easy setting up a story where you have to get a bunch of things to make one thing or stop someone.  There’s the risk of tedium, repetition, and getting visited by the irritable McGuffin fairy.  He doesn’t take … Continue reading

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Quest for the Shattered Something: The Collecting Plot

There are many types of quests out there, which have been used throughout mythology, history, and fiction.  You have hunting down a villain, finding a mentor to save the world, and the long journey.  Another that doesn’t turn up as … Continue reading

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7 Tips If You Want To Go Dungeon Crawling

It’s not the easiest way to make a living, especially since you never know if someone has come before you.  Yet, people still take on the hobby known as dungeon crawling.  For those who don’t know, this is the exploring … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: A Surprising Denizen #fantasy #adventure

This week it’s Legends of Windemere: Sleeper of the Wildwood Fugue.  I’m taking slightly bigger risks with these excerpts in terms of potential spoilers, but the books have been out for a while.  This one shows part of Helgard, which is … Continue reading

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