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The Infamous Retelling of An Old Story (7 Tips!)

The meme is right, but I’m going to talk about retellings more than remakes.  Is there a difference?  At first glance, I thought there wasn’t.  Then I considered the nuances a bit more and realized it was subtle.  A remake/reboot … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Making 100 Monsters

Pokemon!  Digimon!  Yugioh!  Magic: The Gathering!  Dungeons & Dragons! I think I covered the big ones that can turn up in the comments. Keep in mind that I considered all of these when I tackled this challenge.  To be honest, … Continue reading

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Check on the Idea Stockpile

(Okay.  I moved this from September 1st to the 15th because I forgot about all of the October post stuff I had set up.  Sorry about any confusion.) About a week and a half ago, I was talking to someone … Continue reading

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Touch of Dreams

We awaken With the faintest trace Of a thought That entertained our sleep The dream lingers But only in emotion And peripheral senses Never stepping into view A desperate push To strike life into the wisps Painting the full picture … Continue reading

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Is Natural Talent Enough?

I’m not 100% certain where I plan on going with this.  The topic came to mind after a day of hearing people tell me how talented I am when it comes to writing.  For a while, I’ve been struggling with … Continue reading

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What About the Voices that Come from Others?

To example the picture, Captain America wasn’t created by Stan Lee.  He was added to the Avengers, which was a Stan Lee/Jack Kirby creation.  I’ve noticed that many people think every Marvel superhero was made by Stan Lee, but that … Continue reading

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Weather Mood

 The sunny days Give me smiles And energy to spare Snow brings chills And mesmerizing peace Swirling into drowsy thoughts Rain dampens moods Filling the air With a cleansing scent Distracted by howling days Where windows rattle And the gales … Continue reading

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