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All You Can Carry Adventuring Adventurer Bar

Welcome to the adventuring establishment that all people come to.  Love all of your fancy gear.  Means you’re going to need a lot of essentials and have the money to afford it.  Very important not to go out alone and … Continue reading

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Crossing Genres: #Fantasy & #Historical Fiction

Here we are for the last ‘Crossing Genres’ post unless somebody requests pairing another one off with ‘Fantasy’.  I’m open to any that I can slip into January.  Not sure any will be as difficult as this one.  One genre … Continue reading

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A Series With Minimal Action, But High Suspense

This year, I got into a series called ‘Dr. Stone’.  It is about how humans are frozen in stone for 3,700 years, so civilization collapses.  The first to awaken is Senku, a Japanese teen who was obsessed and highly skilled … Continue reading

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Crossing Genres: #Fantasy & #Mystery

Welcome back to the newest entry of crossing over genres.  Again, this is to show how advice for one can be used for another.  Of course, I’m always using Fantasy since that’s my wheelhouse.  I’ve done Romance and Horror/Thriller, but … Continue reading

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Crossing Genres: #Fantasy & #Horror

Welcome back to this month-long adventure where we talk about how advice for one genre can help for another.  Of course, these are only quick overviews because of time and space.  Today we’re going to discuss the similarities of: FANTASY … Continue reading

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Crossing Genres: #Fantasy & #Romance

I guess I’ll call this first in a series, but I don’t know how long it will go for.  Maybe only this month or I might carry it over to January if I can think of more comparisons.  The reason … Continue reading

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Tales of the Slumberlord: How Much Trouble Can He Get In?

(Kind of funny how I’ve been pushing this Sunday post back for about 2 months.  I keep having other things that I need or want to post.  Sorry if things are bit off here.) My mind is already inching towards … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing Desert Adventures: Don’t Forget the Sand

A lot of things can be forgotten when you’re writing about a desert adventure.  We may focus on one problem and forget others.  Helps to do some research on how these places really are, but that doesn’t mean things can’t … Continue reading

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Desert Adventures: Hard to Do Without Writing ‘Dessert’ By Accident At Least Once

I’ve actually talked about sea journeys and a few other specific types over the years, but I realized that I never touched on this one.  Desert adventures have been really popular for a long time.  You find it in many … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: Pesky Bugs #fantasy #shortstories #adventure

Wouldn’t be a run of teasers if I didn’t end a fan favorite.  Here we have a piece from The Life & Times of Ichabod Brooks.  Since this is a collection of short stories, it’s hard to pick something that … Continue reading

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