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Of Poetry

Rhymes and rhythm With on music Beyond the inner beats Of those who read * Flowing of words With no reason Other than beauty And revelations * Some are rigid Others are wild In both form And focus * Poems … Continue reading

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Pieces of an Adventuring Party

Fantasy adventures commonly have groups of heroes even if only one of them is the primary antagonist.  A challenge for any author is to piece one together that is effective and interesting.  You can go with all warriors or all … Continue reading

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The Inventor

There is a need That not everyone sees A gap That lingers in the shadows Society can live Without it filled Yet it holds the whole world back * A third eye spots the hole And a mind toils Crafting … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Designing Fictional Inventions

Not sure how else to explain this one because it doesn’t always come up in a story.  You might not have to design anything new for your world.  Then again, you might have to come up with something since a … Continue reading

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Inventions that Help Me as an Author

Another idea that was presented by Bia Bella Baker was writing an invention that I either loved or hated.  This was tough for two reasons.  First is that I can’t think of a single invention that I specifically love and … Continue reading

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Dreams in the Morning

Images while I snore That take me on adventures Crafting fear Or joy Before my body stirs * They linger in the morn’ Dew drops Sitting in my senses Gone Before my mind captures * On the rarest days A … Continue reading

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How Do You Tackles Prompts?

Long ago, I used to attempt prompts, but I haven’t done them in years.  I’m really too busy with my own stuff and I can never get them to feel right for my blog.  That and I schedule months in … Continue reading

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Outline Time . . . Trouble Already?

First, I don’t really know if that’s an Irish proverb.  Just liked the sound of it when looking for sleep quotes.  Why do I think this is what’s going to get a lot of comments? The reason I went for … Continue reading

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How Do I Choose the Length of My Series?

So, I was asked how I chose the length for my series.  With War of Nytefall: Savagery being the 6th volume, I felt now was as good a time as any to explain.  Then again, there isn’t any science behind this.  … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Raising Supporting Characters to the Spotlight

When writing a long series with multiple characters, you’re bound to have a few that stay in the background.  They get to do some things and a few big scenes, but you forget to draw them out.  At least until … Continue reading

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