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War of Nytefall: Savagery on Amazon for #99cents! #vampires #fantasy

Cover Art by Alison Hunt Just a friendly reminder that War of Nytefall: Savagery is on Amazon for 99 cents! (Quick, simple, and to the point.)

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How to Kill a Dawn Fang

Way back, I was asked by Chris the Story Reading Ape about how one would kill a Dawn Fang.  It seems very difficult since they can regenerate and continue fighting with severe injuries.  At the very least, they’d escape to … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: Putting on a Show #fantasy #adventure

Here is a fun excerpt from Legends of Windemere: Curse of the Dark Wind that might have a little bit of spoiler.  It’s part of a fight scene, so you get to see Sari in action. Sari is caught off-guard when the … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: Verbal Sparring #vampires #fantasy

I have to admit that I’m running out of juicy and non-spoiler excerpts from War of Nytefall: Rivalry.  Feel free to pick up a copy if you’re enjoying these.  This one with some fun verbal sparring.  I think I’m going to … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: Fanged Words of Wisdom #vampires #fantasy

Here’s another excerpt from War of Nytefall: Rivalry.  It’s a very low key scene, but it involves Decker who doesn’t get a lot of page time.  I feel bad that I don’t use him as much as I want.  He was … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: Viewing the Carnage #vampires #fantasy

Here’s another excerpt from War of Nytefall: Rivalry.  I was looking for something that would show off Titus Winthrop a bit.  He’s kind of background here, but I enjoyed writing him as the ‘little guy’ for once.  Check it out!  As … Continue reading

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Military Casters: Fireballs Among the Swords and Arrows

Magic is an important part of fantasy writing.  Some would say it’s one of the defining traits of the genre.  Not every story has magic, but those that do might want to consider including it with their military forces.  This … Continue reading

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Designing a Fighting Style for Your Character

Last year, I wrote a trio of posts that gave tips on three categories of fighting styles.  This was just a general overview of Strength, Agility/Speed, and Counters/Thinkers, which most styles can be fit into.  Of course, this is boiling … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing Battles: Let The Owies Begin!

One thing that Quest of the Brokenhearted did is push my limits on writing fight scenes.  Many people thinking writing an action scene is easy because you just have to put in ‘fighting stuff’.  This includes punches, kicks, soliloquies, gloating, guns, … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: Hyde the Gruff Gremlin #99cents #fantasy

Not much of a set up here.  This is the introduction for Hyde who is a crafting gremlin that helps Kira Grasdon out.  Enjoy!

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