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Ode to the Collecting Hero

A quest from long ago Search the world To find the weapons That will save the day And bring peace to all * Never that simple With pieces lost And monsters on the path Strength is gained From such a … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Working with a Collecting Quest Story: Read the Whole Set

It isn’t easy setting up a story where you have to get a bunch of things to make one thing or stop someone.  There’s the risk of tedium, repetition, and getting visited by the irritable McGuffin fairy.  He doesn’t take … Continue reading

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Chapter Title Bonanza! Bedlam & Ichabod!

This is going to be a few testing spots.  Next summer I will hopefully be publishing the 3rd installment of the Bedlam series.  Feel free to check out Crossing Bedlam and Chasing Bedlam since each one is 99 cents.  The chapter titles … Continue reading

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2017 Top 5: #5- Short Stories vs Novels: A Taste of Both Worlds

(This whole thing was a lot more difficult than I realized it would be.  A lot of the top 5 ended up being promos that didn’t work any more.  So, I stuck with things that were topics for conversation and … Continue reading

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The Future of Ichabod Brooks

So, now I have to think about the future.  Not only for the next series since we’re a month or two away from the hopeful release of Legends of Windemere: Path of the Traitors.  That series will come to an end, … Continue reading

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Short Stories vs Novels: A Taste of Both Worlds

With The Life & Times of Ichabod Brooks, I’ve stepped more into short stories than I did before.  Normally, I’m more of a novelist with a love of series as you can tell from Legends of Windemere.  I dabbled a bit because … Continue reading

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WIP: Keys of Eden

The picture isn’t going to help my case here, but this is where the idea came from.  I was working at Baskin Robbins and bought a Pokemon book because kids were asking for cakes or sundaes with more unique Pokemon … Continue reading

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