Tag Archives: armor

Shields: Not Just For Dinner Parties Any More

A while back, I was asked to write about the different types of shields.  I’d already set up the posts for July to promote The Life & Times of Ichabod Brooks, so here we are in August.  This takes a lot … Continue reading

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Clothing Can Make the Hero and World

Clothing is very important to some authors and essential in various genres.  I’m really bad with clothing.  So, I’m probably not even close to an authority on this.  The picture above is what you normally think of for fantasy, which … Continue reading

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No Magic Pasties of Protection! And How to Avoid Rusty Blades.

I think one of the issues with fantasy can be summed up with this video from Collegehumor on Youtube: I shouldn’t even have to say this, but people don’t always think in practicality when it comes to character protection.  NEVER … Continue reading

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