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Windemere Monsters: Trolls #fantasy #adventure

What would a fantasy world be without trolls to drive terror into the hearts of adventures at least once?  Obviously, you can do this, but I was picking from the classics early on and trolls were top of the list.  … Continue reading

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Windemere Monsters: Dread Boar #fantasy #adventure

The Dread Boar is one of the creatures that came out of nowhere and racked up a ton of mileage quickly.  Debuting in the Legends of Windemere series, they have also been mentioned and appeared in War of Nytefall and The Life & … Continue reading

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Windemere Monsters: Oakind #fantasy #adventure

Here we are with the first of the Windemere monsters.  I think we’ll all recognize these creatures, which I call Oakind.  They are also Ents or Treants, which are the sentient trees found throughout fantasy.  Walking and talking as they … Continue reading

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A Few Author Myths Debunked (I Hope)

This is coming late because I missed this day on the scheduling.  I think.  Anyway, I had a post I was going to do Sunday that I’ll do now.  It’s kind of a rant, but I’m sure people can relate … Continue reading

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Questions 3: Surviving Writing Breaks

After having a very busy summer and nearly jumping right back into the TA job, I haven’t had much writing time.  People might notice that I haven’t been able to get to my books for most of the year.  Finishing … Continue reading

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Life of the Author (A Shakespearean Sonnet)

To be honest, this is my first attempt at a Sonnet.  Learned about them in college and it was a project in ELA last year.  I helped my student with this, but I never took it by the reins myself.  … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: At Least They Tried #fantasy #adventure

Going back to the beginning with a teaser from Legends of Windemere: Beginning of a Hero.  Been a long time since I showed anything from this.  Keep in mind that it’s Free on Amazon and Smashwords.  A great introduction to my … Continue reading

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