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Questions 3: Forge Your Barbarian Tribe

To celebrate the release of Tribe of the Snow Tiger, I’m going to gear the questions toward making your own tribe.  It’s rather simple for Windemere because you need a totem, a culture focus (honor, survival, loyalty, conquest, etc.), and a specific … Continue reading

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Ever Wonder about Windemere Barbarians? Feel Free to Ask

So I’m still getting over whatever I was hit by and I couldn’t think of a good teaser to put here.  Then I got to thinking about the promo stuff for the next Windemere book.  One of the things I … Continue reading

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Uses for Food in Fiction

I think many authors overlook the versatile uses that food can have in a story.  It doesn’t have to be the central focus like in the manga ‘Toriko’ where the entire story revolves around discovering new foods and recipes.  (Great … Continue reading

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Morality and Fiction

I might run the risk of getting into trouble here, but it’s something that I want to write about.  Morals and ethics within a fantasy setting are an interesting pitfall.  The nuances of these categories differ among groups and individuals.  … Continue reading

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Are Samurai Allowed?

I’m sure I’ll anger some people with this post or within the comments.  This is a debate that has gone back to my college days and I’m still confused on it. Traditionally, fantasy is set in a European style setting.  … Continue reading

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