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Resurrection of Monster Maker Fun 2019: Creatures Donated by John Howell & Audrey Driscoll #October #Monsters

Here we are again at the lab.  Going prehistoric for some of these.  Enjoy! The first three monsters have been donated by John W. Howell: Prehenseltaurus Thought to be extinct, this ancient bison was recently rediscovered in a small valley … Continue reading

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Windemere Monsters: Dread Boar #fantasy #adventure

The Dread Boar is one of the creatures that came out of nowhere and racked up a ton of mileage quickly.  Debuting in the Legends of Windemere series, they have also been mentioned and appeared in War of Nytefall and The Life & … Continue reading

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Resurrection of Monster Maker Fun 2019: Creatures Donated by The Storyreading Ape and C.S. Boyack #October #monsters

I know we forgot last year, but the Monster Maker is back for 2019.  Every Friday in October, we’ll see what creatures have been forged with the help of those volunteers who gave me the names.  Enjoy the fun. The … Continue reading

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Windemere Monsters: Oakind #fantasy #adventure

Here we are with the first of the Windemere monsters.  I think we’ll all recognize these creatures, which I call Oakind.  They are also Ents or Treants, which are the sentient trees found throughout fantasy.  Walking and talking as they … Continue reading

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Taming the Void Monsters: A Few Tips from Mab

Hi . . . I’m Mab and I’ve been asked to explain why the monsters of the darkness don’t make a meal out of me.  They tried at first, but now most of them leave me alone.  Those that approach … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing Humanoid Monster Protagonists: Even the Undead Can Have Heart

Not many people try to write a story with a monster as the hero.  Well, you see it for kids a lot.  Paranormal romance enjoys this too, but it rarely happens when you get into the more action-oriented genres.  You … Continue reading

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Monster Maker Fun 2017: Creatures Donated by Karen Oberlander

The following three creatures were donated by Karen: Feliminglers These colony-living creatures are found on ocean cliffs where they use mud and shells to create their home.  Adding a sticky sap that is produced from under their fingernails, they form … Continue reading

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Monsters of Windemere: Chimera

I was excited to see this get high on the list until I realized there’s no easy way to explain this creature.  There is no common form to them because of how they’re made.  Not all of them are aggressive … Continue reading

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Monster Maker Fun 2017: Creatures Donated by Victoria Zigler & John W. Howell

The three following creatures have been donated by Victoria Zigler: Reurple These are purple and white flowers that are found in the Kukaru desert. Due to the sand being too loose for roots, these plants live in the few patches … Continue reading

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Monster Maker Fun 2017: Creations Donated by C.S. Boyack

The following three have been donated by C.S. Boyack: Mantiscles A name the can stir giggles in even the manliest of men.  At least until these poisonous shellfish strike at a speed you wouldn’t expect from something without legs.  They … Continue reading

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