Tag Archives: creation

7 Tips to Creating Fictional Location Names

Continuing the topic of naming locations, I’m going to do my best to come up with some useful and humorous tips.  I only had to create one new place in War of Nytefall: Rivalry, so these are going to have to … Continue reading

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The Stumbling Art of Naming Places

(The map above was made years ago before some areas had names like the Crysvale Tundra, Pynofira Forest, and the Frost Barrens.  That’s the northeast region. Also, the Stone Asp Mountains.) This week I’m going to talk about naming places, … Continue reading

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Phases of a Story: The Churning Gas of . . . No Clean Way to Do This Title

I had to think long and hard about this one because I couldn’t really put my thoughts to words.  There was a moment of giving up and throwing the concept out to everyone for how they would do it.  Yet, … Continue reading

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Monster Make 2017: Foundations Needed (Also, a Windemere Monster Poll)

Well, people wanted it, so Monster Maker is going to be returning in October.  I’m thinking having it every Wednesday and using Monday to come up with something that promotes Path of the Traitors.  Friday will connect to the poll below. … Continue reading

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The Creation of Windemere

This post might be a little shorter than expected, but I was thinking about how every world has a creation myth.  At least, I think they should.  We have so many tales about the birth of the world that it’d … Continue reading

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Rebirth of the Monster Maker: Chimeras & Feykin

The last two years, I’ve done something called Monster Maker Fun.  This is a fun thing for October that lets me flex my imagination while those who submit names get to see what comes from them.  I give credit with … Continue reading

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Ye Olde Monster Lab

Welcome to . . . please don’t touch the cobwebs.  We spent a lot of time getting those to look just right and we have enough trouble with the spiders trying to fix them.  Those poison-spewing bastards think they own … Continue reading

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