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Monsters, Magic Items, and Thingies from Chris, Jo, Melissa, & Adam

It’s the last day of the Monster/Magic Item/Whatever fun and here are all of the people who shot me short lists.  First up is Chris McMullen: Kheyjm An aquatic predator found in the open ocean, the Kheyim travel in schools.  … Continue reading

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Monsters, Magic Items, and Thingies from M T McGuire

Today’s list comes from M T McGuire!  Enjoy the weekend! Gralark A member of the crow family, this bird has a grainy coloration to help blend in with the wheat fields.  It feeds off insects and rodents, using its camouflage … Continue reading

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Monsters, Magic Items, and Thingies from Kirsten

Today’s creations are courtesy of Kirsten! Hoggleban A short, squat goblinoid that is covered in patches of yellow grass on its back.  Hogglebans have wide noses and big eyes because they spend much of their time in the dirt.  They … Continue reading

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Monsters, Magic Items, and Thingies from Lawrence Grodecki

Going to take it a little slower today because . . . I might have crammed too many into the first 3 posts and realized I’ll run out of things before next Monday.  My goal is to have this run … Continue reading

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Monsters, Magic Items, and Thingies from Jackie and Katie

Hope everyone is enjoying this series while I’m tackling the toddler during Spring Break.  Working from the phone isn’t as easy or fun as the laptop.  First clutch of critters and creations are from Jackie Mallon: Jiggywiffle Hiding within the … Continue reading

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Monsters, Magic Items, and Thingies from Bastet and Audrey

I got a much bigger turn out than expected, so I apologize now for the long posts.  Hope those that read through enjoy it.  First set comes from Bastet: Crigofelt A species of cat that can only be found in … Continue reading

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Monsters, Magic Items, and Thingies from Ionia and John

Thanks to everyone for playing along with the ‘Monster Maker Fun’.  This is going to be going all week, so let’s kick it off.  First set of nonsense words are from Ionia Martin: Mastaxe This is a tiny creature found … Continue reading

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Monster Maker Fun!

Long ago, there was a game that a few people played with me.  I was the creative fantasy author, so these people thought it would be fun to give me nonsense words.  My job was to create a monster, location, … Continue reading

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The Superior Inferior

Do cats believe They are the chosen Because their claws retract Do giraffes believe They are Earth’s center Because they have the longest necks Do spiders believe They are God’s favorite Because they can spin webs Why do humans believe … Continue reading

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What Do You Look For in Magical Beasts?

One of the staples of the fantasy genre are the magical beasts from mythology and the recesses of the author’s imagination.  Yes, I’m aware that some people feel that such things are overused and no longer have a place in … Continue reading

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